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9/22/2017 Center for Media Innovation: A Learning Hub for Students to Hone Skills for their Future
In its second year of operation, Point Park's Center for Media Innovation continues to provide hands-on experience and networking opportunities for students in a variety of majors.
5/9/2017 Point Park Journalism Students Nominated for Golden Quill Awards
Neil Strebig and Christopher Ward received nominations this year.
4/21/2016 Journalism Major Jessica Federkeil Wins Women's Press Club Scholarship
"I am only in my second year at Point Park and so many of my dreams have already come true," said Federkeil.
4/20/2016 Point Park names Andrew Conte director of Center for Media Innovation
Conte is an award-winning investigative reporter from the Pittsburgh Trib.
4/11/2016 Student Spotlight: Meet Maggie McCauley, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Intern
"I coordinate with sponsors and vendors, keep track of and help pick out our merchandise, research sponsor information, and do various communications projects," McCauley says.
4/11/2016 Fall 2016: Point Park Offering Region's First Environmental Journalism Program
The program will train a new generation of storytellers who will be well-positioned to enter the workforce to report on critical environmental issues in the public eye.
11/13/2015 People of Point Park: Professor Andrew Conte; Good reporting takes love
The recipe for success in journalism is patience, hard work, and love.
10/21/2015 Point Park University announces new Center for Media Innovation
Floor-to-ceiling glass walls, flat-screen televisions and a digital ticker will offer a New York City-style media hub where passersby can be entertained and informed as students learn their craft.
8/21/2015 Point Park News Service Welcomes Jennifer Steil
Award-winning author and journalist presents "How to tell a story people will believe," Aug. 27 at 3 p.m.
7/31/2015 Brittany Lauffer Gains Interviewing and Reporting Experience as KDKA-TV News Intern
"I knew I wanted an internship in news because I was extremely unsure if that was the path I wanted to pursue. I looked at the three major news stations in Pittsburgh and saw the internship program at KDKA," said Lauffer.
5/5/2015 Student Emily Brak Awarded Women's Press Club Scholarship
"Receiving this award is such an honor. It is amazing to think that I have received an award from an organization that has been around since 1891," said Brak.
4/27/2015 Sree Sreenivasan joins Pittsburgh social media leaders to discuss future of digital innovation
Sree Sreenivasan, chief digital officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art gave the keynote presentation, followed by a panel discussion featuring social media leaders in Pittsburgh.
3/23/2015 Social Media Workshop featuring Sree Sreenivasan to be streamed live
Following his presentation, Sreenivasan joined Pittsburgh-area social media leaders for a panel discussion on social media strategies.
1/19/2015 School of Communication Alumnae Land Jobs at The Beaver County Times
Marina Weis is a videographer and Daveen Rae Kurutz is a database/enterprise reporter for the Beaver County Times.
9/10/2014 2013 Alumna Nicole Chynoweth is a Reporter at Trib Total Media
"While learning the basics of journalism was certainly a major part of my education, the general life wisdom my professors gave me has really benefited me in the field," said Chynoweth.
8/18/2014 Graduate Student Laura Jennings Discusses her Internship at Bally Design
"The M.A. program is offering me classroom and real-world experience based on my interests in social media and communication with relevant outside-the-classroom projects and internship opportunities," said Jennings.
5/1/2014 Point Park News Service Earns Top Honors for Excellence in Journalism
Students earned a first, second and an honorable mention award in the annual contest.
4/25/2014 Public Relations and Advertising Major Interns at the Heinz History Center
"I truly feel that I am gaining real-world experience at my internship, from attending press conferences to participating in planning meetings," said Katelyn Howard.
4/25/2014 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists Discuss Investigative Series with Students
Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman — Philadelphia Daily News reporters — came to campus to tell the story about their 10-month investigative reporting series Tainted Justice.
8/19/2013 Student Sara Payne Interns at Downtown Community Development Corporation
"In just two years at Point Park, I have been involved in the student newspaper, the Point Park News Service, as well as this internship. A group of students who were active in these college activities and graduated this past May have gone on to find jobs, which proves the point of what these opportunities can do for students after college," said Payne.
7/25/2013 Journalism and Multimedia Double Major Lands Internship at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"With professors who give you one-on-one attention, a business-oriented urban setting and classes offering hands-on experience tailored to your goals, Point Park is the perfect recipe for rapid success," Marina Weis said.
6/5/2013 Point Park Professors, Student and Alumni Honored at Golden Quill Awards
The Golden Quill competition recognizes professional excellence in journalism in Western Pennsylvania.

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