From Point Park to ABC News: Career Advice from Journalism Alumnus David Perozzi
"Keep cover letters short and resumes focused, dress conservatively for an interview, and Include your name and phone number in the subject line of an email," Perozzi said.
High School Students: Explore Our City and Your Career at Point Park
Summer workshops in communication, education, and sports, arts and entertainment management. Join us!
#PittsburghMe: Meet Kayla Snyder, Journalism Major
"I appreciate that the faculty here are real-world working professionals and I wanted to learn from people in the industry."
Students Inspired by Stories From Veterans and Korean War Survivor Ock Soon Lee
Soon Lee shared her harrowing — yet inspirational — story with Point Park students and members and guests of the Veterans Breakfast Club.
Point Park's Student Media Reports on the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
Students representing The Globe, U-View and WPPJ traveled to Washington, D.C. to report on the Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, 2017.
Students Tour Museums, Supreme Court and Network with Alums in Washington, D.C.
School of Communication and Honors Program students visited the Newseum, Holocaust Museum, National Geographic Museum and Supreme Court Building during their trip.
People of Point Park: Kim Payne '79, Talented and Sweet
Kim Payne '79 finds inspiration in a sweet place and uses many talents to flourish in life.
National Public Radio's Diane Rehm to Students: Listen, Fact Check and Seek Credible Sources
"It's glorious to be among students and those of us who are thinking about what comes next in journalism," Rehm said.
Honors Students Visit Flight 93 National Memorial
“What moved me the most was listening to the phone calls of some of the passengers,” said Alexa Newbrough, a theatre major from West Deer, Pa.
Advice to the Class of 2020 at Convocation: Set Goals, Get to Know Faculty, Classmates and the Community
Members of the Point Park community offered advice to help guide the Class of 2020 on their new path as college students.
Founder of 'Eat That, Read This' Blog Visits Point Park
Adam Shuck, founder of the daily news blog "Eat That, Read This," met with interns from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at Point Park.
Transfer Student Neil Strebig is an Editorial Intern for Pittsburgh Magazine
"All of the professors at Point Park have done an excellent job preparing me for work in a real-world environment," said journalism major Neil Strebig.
Students Explore Media, History and Culture During Trip to London, Bruges and Amsterdam
"This class and trip was an experience of a lifetime. You get to affordably visit multiple countries with your friends, see how other people live, work and play, and get academic credit for it," said Lauren Joseph, a senior public relations and advertising major .
Students, Alumni Share Experiences Working and Interning During the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Meet the Point Park University alumni and students who worked or interned for the Penguins this season.
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Matt Petras, Journalism Major
Learn what journalism major Matt Petras loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
People of Point Park: John,'79, and Lizann,'80, Tokarski Share the Secret for Lifelong Love
John, '79, and Lizann, '80, Tokarski met and fell in love as students at Point Park and they are sharing their secrets for a happy marriage with the Point Park community.
Winter 2016 Issue of The Point Magazine Now Online
Check out the latest edition of the magazine for our alumni and friends.
Internship Leads to Full-Time Job at Post-Gazette for 2014 Alumnus Andrew Goldstein
After six months of his internship, a full-time staff writer position became available and Goldstein landed the job.
People of Point Park: Josh Croup, '18 Is Calling It Like It Is
Broadcast Journalism major Josh Croup, '18 has been pursuing a career in sports broadcasting since his days in little league.
People of Point Park: Professor Andrew Conte; Good reporting takes love
The recipe for success in journalism is patience, hard work, and love.
People of Point Park: Rosanna Perotti, '82; Journalism and Politics Do Mix
Rosanna Perotti, '82 turned her background in daily journalism into a career in political science
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.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Madison Krupp, Journalism Major
Learn what journalism major Madison Krupp loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Christine Manganas, Journalism Major
Abby Mathieu Lands Job as Public Relations Manager at Blender, Inc.
The 2014 alumna is responsible for any public relations inquiries, press releases, media advisories and pitches.
Alumnae Manage Public Relations and Advertising and Social Media at Blender, Inc.
School of Communication alumnae Abby Mathieu and Katy Albert detail their Point Park experience and current careers.
People of Point Park: Annamarie Lang, '89, and her path from varsity basketball to the executive boardroom
As a senior consultant, Annamarie Lang, '89 travels the world coaching executives and helping leaders to become more successful.
Students Gain Workplace Experience, Make Industry Connections During Summer Internships
Point Park students interned for Ernst & Young, Prudential, WQED, KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh Riverhounds and more.
Transfer Student Gains Writing, Editing Experience During Internship at Tribune-Review
"I want to be a storyteller. I have always loved telling and listening to stories and that's why I love journalism," said Phillip Poupore, journalism major.
Helen Fallon Brings More than 20 Years of Real-World Experience to Journalism Program
Fallon is a part-time copy editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and teaches journalism classes at Point Park. Watch her video to learn more.
Steve Hallock Authors 'Justice Delayed'
The book is a true saga of crime, its investigation and trial, and of the effects of a murder in Monaca, Pa.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Journalism Major Jon Andreassi
Learn what senior journalism major Jon Andreassi loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
High School Students Visit Point Park for Summer Media Workshops
Students learned about interviewing, writing and editing, and networked with professionals from the Tribune-Review, Consol Energy Center and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
#PittsburghMe: Meet Journalism Major Kristin Snapp
Learn what junior journalism major Kristin Snapp loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
International Media Class Travels to Spain and Portugal
Students examined media and culture in Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon, May 11-23.
Professor and Students Attend Honors Conference
Helen Fallon and students planned and presented at the Northeast Regional Conference.
AIU Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Point Park during Spring Apprenticeship
During the spring semester, students created posters and videos for the Give Wishes Wings campaign and toured Brunner.
High School Students Become Storytellers at School of Communication's Media Day
Students worked under a deadline to create video packages, audio/feature stories, photo slideshows, a public relations plan and more at the spring media day, Pittsburgh Public Art: A Multimedia Storytelling Experience.
Alumna Jessica LaDow is a Partner Operations Manager at Google Pittsburgh
"I was contacted on LinkedIn by a Google recruiter who thought that my experience and skills would make me a good fit for the job," said LaDow.
Panelists at Third Annual Storytelling and Human Rights Symposium Advocated for Voices on the Margins
The Feb. 20 symposium focused on the marginalization of human rights in a variety of fields including psychology, humanities, journalism and the arts.
Students Hear Civil Rights Stories from Seniors in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Honors Student Organization traveled to Homewood Senior Center to learn about what life was like in Pittsburgh during the Civil Rights Movement — directly from people who experienced it.
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.
Covering Conflict Topic of High School Media Day Workshop
This year's program featured interactive workshops that explored how to cover controversial media stories. Keynote speakers included Michael Fuoco and Carmen Gentile.
Communication, History and Honors Students Travel to Washington, D.C.
Students and faculty explored media and history in the nation's capital during the fall semester.
Honors Students Attend National Conference
Students and faculty presented at the conference in Denver, Colo.
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.
Professor Bill Moushey Teaches Real-World Journalism at Point Park
Bill Moushey is a professor of journalism in Point Park's School of Communication.
Student Journalists Receive First-Place Awards at Annual Conference
Four students earned first-place awards and two were named category finalists at the SPJ conference.
Honors Program Students and Professor Plan Annual Conference, Present Work
Helen Fallon and Honors Program students helped to plan the event for more than 550 attendees.
2012 Alumna Adelyn Biedenbach is a Digital Media Coordinator for the Florida Panthers
Biedenbach - who earned a B.A. in journalism - assists with the team's social media strategy, digital content creation and assistance with public relations and game day duties.
Documentary Series Provides Communication Students with Professional Experience
School of Communication students are gaining valuable professional experience on an innovative entertainment project of national scope.
Journalism Major Emily Bastaroli Interns at Whirl Magazine
"The journalism program helped me gain real-world experience by providing me with opportunities to publish stories that I write for classes, either through The Globe, The Pioneer or even local newspapers. Our professors not only tell us how to write and be successful, but they help us and show us that we can be successful in reaching our goals," said Bastaroli.
2013 Journalism and Global Cultural Studies Alumna Lands Job at Observer-Reporter
Meet Emily Petsko, a double major in journalism and global cultural studies.
School of Communication Hosts High School Media Day For Prospective Students
More than 250 high school students visited Point Park for the School of Communication's High School Media Day.
Point Park Hosts Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop
Area high school students explored careers in journalism at the week-long interactive workshops.
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.
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.
High School Students Explore Careers in Journalism at Summer Media Workshops
Students networked with media professionals from the Tribune-Review, CW Pittsburgh, toured PNC Park, Consol Energy Center and Stage AE during the week-long sports and arts and entertainment workshops.
School of Communication Students Travel Abroad to Study Media Landscape in Germany
Media and historical visits included Die Welt, Ketchum Pleon, Freie University, BMW Munich headquarters and museum, Dachau Concentration Camp and the Neuschwanstein Castle.
Alumni Profile: Meet Doug Andiorio, Client Program Coordinator at Valassis
Andiorio said he loved the idea of going to school in Downtown Pittsburgh, sharing the sidewalks and streets with business professionals working at some of the biggest companies in town.
Point Park Professors, Student and Alumni Honored at Golden Quill Awards
The Golden Quill competition recognizes professional excellence in journalism in Western Pennsylvania.