Vote: 2023 RJI Student Innovation Competition
This year’s challenge was for student teams to come up with a utility journalism idea to test out in partnership with a local news source.
As a fledgling managing editor at The Maneater, Sydney Lewis often learned on the fly. Now the junior is connecting college newsrooms nationwide to build a novel network of support.
Three college media challenges and how we plan to solve them
Student newsrooms must collaborate and innovate to improve their journalism.
Youth radio journalism resources roundup
Starting a journalism program for teens? You don’t need to create training and curriculum materials from scratch Starting a youth radio program at your shop means managing a lot of moving pieces. You’ve got to find funding, staff, space and equipment. You’ve got to meet with youth who are interested in storytelling and amplifying teen … Continued
Newest class of RJI Student Innovation Fellows to help newsrooms develop inventive solutions this summer
Six students at the Missouri School Journalism have been selected for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s (RJI) Student Innovation Fellowships program. They will work at local news organizations around the country this summer to gain hands-on experience with a wide variety of innovative newsroom projects. “The 2023 RJI Student Innovation Fellows are all very … Continued
Students should lead innovation in the journalism industry
Introducing the College Media Innovation Coalition, a resource for student-led newsrooms to collaborate and communicate.
The importance of news in education
Newspapers and other outlets should have a place in the classroom, but how does that come about?
A Girl Scout patch: Exploring and building trust in journalism
Sarah Roelke, a 13 year old Girl Scout, built the Report It! patch program which follows a series of activities highlighting women in journalism, their accomplishments and exercises to demystify the profession.
How to become a mentor or sponsor
It can feel daunting and overwhelming to shape someone’s career. Here’s a few easy ways to get started.
Where are they now: RJI fellow teaching journalists one text at a time
Kat Duncan spoke with journalism educator Linda Austin about how her 2017-18 Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) Fellowship led to her building text-based microlearning courses for journalists and communities.