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WUSF opens its first St. Petersburg Studio at USFSP

WUSF General Manager JoAnn Urofsky (left to right), Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman cut the ribbon for the WUSF St. Petersburg Studio.

WUSF General Manager JoAnn Urofsky (left to right), Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman cut the ribbon for the WUSF St. Petersburg Studio.

WUSF Public Media, in partnership with USF St. Petersburg, has opened a new broadcast studio at USFSP, providing students a new opportunity to work with award-winning journalists. A crowd of more than 50 people attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Jan. 10, including St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, USFSP Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska, WUSF Partners Board members and executives, and … Continue reading

Visiting African journalists to participate in public forum

African journalists from the 2010 Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists pose along the USFSP Waterfront.

African journalists from the 2010 Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists pose along the USFSP Waterfront.

USF St. Petersburg and the U.S. State Department’s Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists will sponsor a public forum on African-American and African journalism on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at the University Student Center Ballroom, 200 6th Ave. S. The forum, which is free and open to the public, will feature a panel discussion involving distinguished African-American journalists … Continue reading

USF St. Petersburg mourns the passing of Journalism Professor Robert Dardenne

Robert W. Dardenne, Ph.D.

Robert W. Dardenne, Ph.D.

USF St. Petersburg Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska today issued the following statement regarding the passing of Associate Professor of Journalism Robert W. Dardenne: To the USF St. Petersburg Community: I am saddened to announce the sudden passing of Associate Professor of Journalism Robert W. Dardenne, Ph.D. who died unexpectedly at home today. An experienced journalist and dedicated teacher, Dr. Dardenne … Continue reading

Journalism and Media Studies M.A. Program: Reflecting on my First Year as a Graduate Student

Here I am manning the front desk in the Journalism and Media Studies department

Here I am manning the front desk in the Journalism and Media Studies department

As I near the end of my first year of graduate school at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg in the M.A. Journalism and Media Studies program, I’m taking the time (in between final projects and research papers of course) to reflect on a year of growth and education in the USFSP Journalism and Media Studies program. Before I … Continue reading

An education through experience

While finishing up with my internship at University Advancement on campus and working for The Crow’s Nest, I think I have learned more in one semester than I did the previous two years combined. My first two years of college were filled with prerequisites and general education requirements. There weren’t many classes that actually held my interest for the entirety … Continue reading