The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) of The Ohio State University won a Star Chapter Award when the group traveled to Indianapolis recently for the PRSSA National Conference. The Star Chapter Award is a distinction that chapters of any size can earn by meeting specific chapter and professional development goals.
Joyce Wang was recently appointed the faculty member in residence for the Translational Data Analytics effort at Ohio State. She will continue to be an active faculty member in the School of Communication, but this position will allow her to take on additional responsibilities at the university.
According to a recently published Google Scholar ranking, five of the 25 most cited Journal of Communication articles published in the past five years were written by OSU School of Communication faculty and grad students.
Erik Nisbet and co-authors Kelly Garrett and doctoral candidate Kathryn Cooper received the ComSHER Article of the Year Award for their article "The Partisan Brain: How Dissonant Science Messages Lead Conservatives and Liberals to (Dis)Trust Science.” The award, presented by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, is given to the year’s best science, health, environment and/or risk communication article.
Lantern TV won 2016 College Emmy awards for General News Assignment and Writing from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Lantern TV’s meteorologist was also selected as Honorable Mention in the Talent category.
WINNER: News: General Assignment
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Yann Schreiber, Reporter/Producer; Ariana Bernard, Editor; Tao Wang, Advisor