Media and Communication Department News

 

Jack Palvino Award Honors Two for Academic Excellence

04/25/2016

Jake Allen ’18 and Jessica Martin ’17 were recently named recipients of the 2016 Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Awards. Given to two students within the Department of Media and Communication at St. John Fisher College, the award recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate academic excellence and a passion for a career in communication. Read More

Communication Students Gain Media Attention for Local Businesses

Communication Students Gain Media Attention for Local Businesses

04/21/2016

In early 2017, two Rochester businesses—Headwater Food Hub and McCann’s Local Meats—will unveil a new United States Department of Agriculture inspected butchering facility. With the help of students in St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication, they are bringing awareness to the accessibility of fresh local meat in the Rochester community. Read More

“Meet the Media” Panels Showcase Careers in Communications Industry

“Meet the Media” Panels Showcase Careers in Communications Industry

03/30/2016

Budding journalists, public relations practitioners, and social media managers had the opportunity to hear about careers in communication from professionals in the field during the annual St. John Fisher College “Meet the Media” program, a three-day panel series and networking event held in March. Read More

Have a Laugh! Gilda’s Cup Slated for April Fool’s Day

Have a Laugh! Gilda’s Cup Slated for April Fool’s Day

03/22/2016

The PRIMA Group, St. John Fisher College’s student-run integrated marketing firm, will host the third annual Gilda’s Cup, a collegiate comedy improv competition benefiting Gilda’s Club Rochester. The competition is slated for 6 p.m. on Friday, April 1, in the Campus Center Mainstage. Read More

Fisher Alumni Contribute to Preservation of Irish History

Fisher Alumni Contribute to Preservation of Irish History

03/17/2016

Two Fisher alumni, Ryan Mahoney ’08 and Lisa Fahy ’91, celebrate and preserve Irish history through careers in museums that are dedicated to the heritage and tradition of the country. Read More

The Buffalo Girl: How the heart of a Fisher graduate shaped the heart of “Four Falls of Buffalo”

The Buffalo Girl: How the heart of a Fisher graduate shaped the heart of “Four Falls of Buffalo”

02/11/2016

Being a fan of the Buffalo Bills in the 1990s meant a wild ride of exciting highs, countered by devastating lows, as the team won an incredible four AFC Championships, but suffered heartbreaking losses in four consecutive Super Bowls. It’s an emotional history Bills fans know all too well, and one that Fisher alumna Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04 was able to help recreate as a producer of “Four Falls of Buffalo,” one of the newest installments in the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary series. Read More

Fisher Student Newspapers Added to Historic Site

01/28/2016

St. John Fisher College student newspapers, The Cardinal Courier and The Pioneer, were recently added to the New York State Historic Newspapers site. Read More

Shay Publishes New Research in the Field of Media Management

Shay Publishes New Research in the Field of Media Management

01/06/2016

Dr. Ronen Shay, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, recently published an article in the International Journal on Media Management. Read More

Fisher Alumna Lends Talent to ESPN Documentary on the Buffalo Bills

Fisher Alumna Lends Talent to ESPN Documentary on the Buffalo Bills

12/10/2015

Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04, an alumna of St. John Fisher College, worked as a producer and interviewer on “Four Falls of Buffalo,” the newest installment in the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary series. The film was produced by NFL Films and aired on Saturday, Dec. 12 on ESPN. Read More

Rosenberry Leads Effort on Citizen-Centered Journalism Research Initiative

Rosenberry Leads Effort on Citizen-Centered Journalism Research Initiative

12/01/2015

Dr. Jack Rosenberry, a professor in the Department of Media and Communication, is leading an effort to curate a selection of original research that examines the intersection between journalism education, citizenship, and democracy. The project, Revitalizing the Bonds of Journalism, Citizenship and Democracy, is a partnership between the Kettering Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Read More

 

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