CWUCommunication NewsCommunication Newshttp://www.cwu.edu/communication/newsen-usCWU senior joins Yakima Herald-Republic staff as summer internhttp://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2578Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:12:12<p><img alt="" src="/communication/sites/cts.cwu.edu.communication/files/images/CWU%20intern.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 375px; margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px; float: left;">April Porter, a senior at Central Washington University, has joined the Yakima Herald-Republic for a 10-week internship.</p><p>Porter, a 22-year-old Yakima native, said she has liked writing since she was a child. During this internship, she hopes to improve her writing and research skills and learn more about the Yakima Herald-Republic.</p><p>Read more of this story in the <a href="http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/cwu-senior-joins-yakima-herald-republic-staff-as-summer-intern/article_baa42e4a-5648-11e7-9c3c-93ce438dcc59.html" target="_blank">Yakima Herald-Republic</a>.</p>CWU Student Media Have the Winning Touchhttp://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2577Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:11:57<p>Central Washington University’s student media outlets continue to win accolades in large journalism contests, beating out larger schools across a five-state region. <a href="http://www.cwu.edu/cwu-student-media-have-winning-touch" target="_blank">Read the rest of the story here.</a></p>Tomorrow: WICKED SMAHT: Third Thursday Thinks - Are We Ready for the Big One? http://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2576Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:47:49<p>Are We Ready for the Big One?</p><p>Join Department of Communication Professor Kevin Brett for a discussion on Disaster Communication at the Iron Horse Pub in Downtown Ellensburg tomorrow evening.<br>Kevin will speak on prevention and response communication strategies for natural and man-made crises in a digital world – the next installment in the WICKED SMAHT: Third Thursday Thinks Series.</p><p>June 15th<br>7:00 PM<br>Iron Horse Pub</p></br></br></br>Pulse Wins SPJ National Mark of Excellence Awardshttp://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2575Thu, 25 May 2017 08:20:45<p>Simone Corbett, Nicole Trejo-Valli, Bailee Wicks, Bailey Williams<br><br>Congratulations! Your 2016 Mark of Excellence submission, Sexual Assault: What's Behind the Rise in Reports on Campus?, has been designated as a NATIONAL WINNER in the Non-Fiction Magazine Article category!&nbsp;<br><br>National Mark of Excellence Award judges could select one national winner and up to two national finalists (runners-up) in each category.<br>A full list of winners and finalists will be available Friday, May 26th at <a href="http://www.spj.org" target="_blank">www.spj.org</a>.<br><br>National winners will be acknowledged during the Excellence in Journalism 2017 conference at the Student Union event, Friday, September 8th in Anaheim, California.<br><br>Congratulations again on a job well done!</p></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br></br>SOURCE Award Winnershttp://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2574Wed, 24 May 2017 17:09:17<p>We are very happy to say that the Communication department was awarded 5 of the 52 SOURCE Awards this year!!!&nbsp; The awards received in our department are as follows:</p><p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">The Sopranos in the Workforce</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Madeline Lootens </span></i></b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Mentor: Melissa Johnson</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">&nbsp;</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Dice Master Games</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Jason Galletly </span></i></b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Mentor: Jillene Krause</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">&nbsp;</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Engaging Undergraduate Students in Research: The Underrepresented Student Perspective</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Jessica Murillo-Rosales, Alicia Brito, Meghan Gilbert </span></i></b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Mentor: Jamie Gilbert</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">NACNA Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Food Gathering Program</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Christina White, Anessa Boyer </span></i></b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Mentor: Jamie Gilbert</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">&nbsp;</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Advocating for Pet Partners at Central Washington University</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Koki Kresser, Rachel Hanson </span></i></b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Mentor: Jamie Gilbert</span></i></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">&nbsp;</span></p><h3 class="MsoNormal">Congratulations to all of the nominees and award winners!</h3></p class="MsoNormal"></p class="MsoNormal"></span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"></p class="MsoNormal"></span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"></span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"></p class="MsoNormal"></span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"></p class="MsoNormal"></span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"></p class="MsoNormal"></span 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style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"></p class="MsoNormal"></span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"></h3 class="MsoNormal">Department of Communication Awards Banquethttp://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2573Thu, 11 May 2017 09:44:32<p>We hope you will join us on June 1st as we celebrate the end of another academic year!!</p><p>We want to encourage you to attend our annual Department Awards Banquet held this year on Thursday, 1 June from 5:00 to 7:30.&nbsp; It is catered by Ellensburg Pasta Co., and the dinner is only $5 for students with an ID.&nbsp; We have a wonderful alumnus, Otto Pijpker,&nbsp; as our speaker.&nbsp; More details are included on the poster below.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale in our department office until 30th May.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="/communication/sites/cts.cwu.edu.communication/files/images/Banquet%20Poster.jpg" style="width: 388px; height: 600px;"></p>Human Trafficking Presentation http://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2572Wed, 10 May 2017 12:44:39<p>We are hosting a presentation that includes a documentary screening, a guest speaker, and an open Q&amp;A session on the topic of human trafficking.&nbsp; The students designed this event to be part of the campus’s Red Sand Project participation, and we’ve partnered with the Shared Hope organization to bring in the speaker, Lorie Ames.&nbsp; This event is open to the entire campus and will be held on Monday, May 22nd.&nbsp; It will be at 5pm in Black 150.&nbsp; We hope to see as many of you and your students that can make it.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="/communication/sites/cts.cwu.edu.communication/files/images/Lambda%20Red%20Sand%20Project%20Flyer.jpg" style="width: 464px; height: 600px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Resume and Cover Letter Workshop http://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2571Wed, 10 May 2017 12:39:59<p>We are partnering with Career Services and are hosting a resume and cover letter workshop.</p><p>The event is open to all majors in the Communication Dept., and we’re hoping to give Comm students a chance to ask questions and receive guidance in a situation specifically targeted at PR, journalism, film, and communication studies students. The workshop will be held this coming Monday (5/15) at 5pm in SURC 201.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="/communication/sites/cts.cwu.edu.communication/files/images/Lambda%20Resume%20Workshop.jpg" style="width: 417px; height: 600px;"></p>CentralNewsWatch Is Nominated for the 2017 NATAS Northwest College Awards for Excellencehttp://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2570Thu, 04 May 2017 08:36:14<p>CentralNewsWatch has been nominated for student emmy’s in the following categories:</p><h4><strong>News: General Assignment-Light</strong></h4><ul><li><em>Mary Poppins • CentralNewsWatch, Central Washington University • Simon Corbett, Reporter/Videographer</em></li></ul><p><strong><strong>Sports</strong></strong></p><ul><li><em>Jasmin Edwards profile • CentralNewsWatch, Central Washington University • Jake Nelson, Reporter/Videographer</em></li><li><em><em>Kiah Jones profile • CentralNewsWatch, Central Washington University • Kyler Roberts, Reporter • Vaughn Jones, Videographer</em></em></li><li><em><em><em><em>Ellensburg High Girls Basketball State Tournament Preview • CentralNewsWatch, Central Washington University • Brett Pantier, Reporter/Videographer</em></em></em></em></li></ul><p>Congratulations!!</p>PULSE magazine on Display at Gallery Onehttp://www.cwu.edu/communication/node/2569Thu, 04 May 2017 08:13:32<style type="text/css"> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:1; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-format:other; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:0 0 0 0 0 0;} @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:swiss; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1073786111 1 0 415 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin;} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-size:10.0pt; mso-ansi-font-size:10.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --></style> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Central Washington University’s student-run publication PULSE magazine will be on display at Ellensburg's downtown Gallery One this month, beginning with the First Friday Art Walk on May 5. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">The PULSE exhibit will feature cover images and art from the magazine as well as a slideshow of stories, designs, layouts and multi-media content. All of the artwork and journalistic content was created by CWU students as part of a Digital Journalism course in the Communication Department.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Members of the PULSE staff will be on hand at the First Friday Art Walk to present their work and pass out copies of the latest issues of the magazine. A window display will feature past issues from the last two years since PULSE went into print. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">"We're so excited to share&nbsp;our hard&nbsp;work,&nbsp;dedication and passion for&nbsp;PULSE magazine with the community of Ellensburg," said&nbsp;Vanessa Cruz, creative director at PULSE magazine and junior Graphic Design major. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">&nbsp;</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Nicole Trejo-Valli, senior Digital Journalism major and editor-in-chief of the magazine, said, "This is such a great opportunity to feature PULSE magazine and we're looking forward to seeing it up in Gallery One."&nbsp;</span></p></p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black"></p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black"></p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black"></p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black"></p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black"></p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black"></p class="MsoNormal"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black"></p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black"></p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">