News from the School of Journalism and Communication

Find out what SOJC students, faculty, and alumni are up to on campus, on the national stage, and beyond.

Doctoral candidate Ivy Fofie was a successful journalist and PR pro in Ghana. Now she’s fulfilling her dream of becoming a researcher while uncovering women’s unrecognized contributions to media.
The World Association of News Publishers’ World Press Trends Outlook 2023-2024 report, based on Damian Radcliffe’s core analysis, reveals news publishers are optimistic about their future prospects.  
Advertising student Sophie Fowler reveals how she landed her GoDucks sports communication internship and how she helps produce the board shows, broadcasts and livestreams for UO Athletics games.
Oregon Quarterly interviewed former New Yorker editor Tina Brown about her success as a woman journalist during decades of disruption in media. Brown will deliver the Johnston Lecture on Feb. 27.
SOJC instructors Kelli Matthews and Damian Radcliffe discuss social media is, what it can do, and what it might become on KLCC’s “Oregon on the Record.”
In fewer than two years after graduation, PR and journalism alum Carly Ebisuya ’21 landed her dream job as director of PR for the WNBA team the Chicago Sky. Find out how the SOJC helped her get there.
Through the Strategic Communication Master’s program, Natalia Orozco ’21 upped her strategy game and made a contact that helped her land her dream job as a director at Spitfire Strategies.
In this Q&A, 2024 Ruhl lecturer and Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian discusses the 544 days he spent wrongfully detained in an Iranian prison and his advocacy for hostages around the globe.
Elizabeth Yost, a student journalist in the SOJC’s Catalyst Journalism Project, led the effort to collect responses from Oregon’s school districts in this partnership with OPB and The Lund Report.  
The Eugene Weekly is a valuable voice in the community and gives SOJC students a place to publish their work, said Associate Professor Brent Walth, co-director of the Catalyst Journalism Project.