Meet the new Journalism department chair, Dr. Uche Onyebadi!

Stop by the Newsroom (Moudy South 212) TOMORROW (11/9) at noon to meet our new Journalism department chair, Dr. Uche Onyebadi! We’ll have pizza, so get there early!   We are also excited to announce a new partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting! This will involve campus workshops and student reporting fellowships. I’m… Read more »

TCU Journalism Department partners with Pulitzer

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Texas Christian University’s Bob Schieffer College of Communication are pleased to announce that the Schieffer College’s Department of Journalism has become the Pulitzer Center’s first university Campus Consortium partner in Texas. The partnership was announced Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C., at the Pulitzer Center’s 10th anniversary festivities. “Our… Read more »

Free Pizza Friday!

Learn what an editor’s life looks like working for 60 Minutes! Stephanie Palewski will be in Moudy South 212 at 11 a.m. this Friday to answer any questions you have!

Application for the Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp now open

The annual Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp is now open to applications. Running from June 12 through June 16, 2016, the camp introduces students to the fundamentals of digital reporting in a residential program, housed on TCU’s Fort Worth campus. They are guided by college students enrolled in the journalism program. For more information, and to apply, click… Read more »

Milner Student Journalism Awards Announced

The winners of the fourth annual Jay & Gail Milner Distinguished Student Journalism Awards were announced on Friday. Donald Griffin, editor of The Skiff by TCU 360, was named Editor of the Year. Samantha Calimbahin, a reporter for TCU 360, received the Reporter of the Year award. Tori Whitley, the academics editor for TCU 360, won… Read more »

Student Journalists win TV Sweepstakes, 38 awards at TIPA

TCU Student Media’s online, TV, newspaper and magazine staffs have won 38 awards for excellence at the 2015 annual convention of the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association in San Antonio. In all, 19 individual student journalists and the overall staffs of TCU, TCU News Now broadcast, The Skiffx360 newspaper and Image Magazine were recognized by… Read more »

Society of Professional Journalists recognizes 8 TCU student journalists

Student journalists from the TCU School of Journalism have won 8 regional journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists at its Region 8 Spring Conference in Norman, Oklahoma, and the two Mark of Excellence winners from that group will now compete against other 11 regional MOE winners for national honors. Region 8 comprises SPJ… Read more »

The 109 community news site redesigned

TCU’s student-run community news website, The 109, debuted a new site design and logo on Thursday. Executive editor Daniel Salazar announced the changes on The 109 in a post replicated below. Welcome to The (new and improved) 109. Today, we’re launching a new version of our website, It has a new logo and a new slogan.  It’s… Read more »

The Eleventh Annual Schieffer Symposium on the News

The The Eleventh Annual Schieffer Symposium on the News will take place on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ed Landreth Auditorium on the TCU campus. Online registration for this event will be available beginning March 6, 2015. Click here to for more information.

Prototype Photojournalism Project Wins Knight Foundation Grant

A project developed at the School of Journalism has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The project, called Photostreamer, was developed during the summer of 2014 by Kent Chapline, director of student media and instructor at the School, and Andrew Chavez, then the School’s director of digital… Read more »

Applications for Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp now open

The School of Journalism is now accepting applications for its annual Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp. During the camp, young aspiring journalists learn to create news stories across multiple media platforms. The two-week intensive program is open to rising high school juniors and seniors, as well as incoming first-year students who have been admitted into TCU… Read more »

Student journalists’ work featured in Star-Telegram special report

This semester, aspiring reporters in TCU’s School of Journalism participated in an innovative capstone course that allowed them to cut their teeth in the competitive field of newspaper journalism. Working under the direction of professional Star-Telegram editors, 12 senior-level students produced investigative special reports on civil asset forfeitures, an important issue affecting Tarrant County. The… Read more »