Recap: Immigration Panel

By Tim Gruver and Kelsey Hamlin We hosted an immigration panel last week featuring professionals working to protect the rights of (un)documented immigrants. Together, we broke down what journalists can improve on when it comes to marginalized voices. The speakers featured Wendi Lindquist, Development and Communications Officer for the Refugee Women’s Alliance; Joaquin Uy, Ethnic […]

ICYMI: #JournalismSoWhite

In Town Hall Seattle Tuesday night, people flocked to hear a panel of journalists discuss the issues around diversity, newsroom representation, and reporting. Panelists at the event were: Enrique Cerna from KCTS Reagan Jackson from South Seattle Emerald and The Seattle Globalist Tyrone Beason from Pacific Northwest Magazine and The Seattle Times Venice Buhain from The […]

A look at journalism graduate Brie Ripley’s documentary project, ‘Tie My Tubes’

Brie Ripley is a Seattle radio journalist who works as a Digital Media Associate for Town Hall Seattle and freelances for KUOW. In fall 2015, the same quarter she graduated from the UW with a journalism degree, Brie Ripley received the Pat Cranston Student Creativity Endowed Fund. She decided to create a radio documentary about the […]

J-School in a night: SPJ W. Washington presents a crash course in journalism

SPJ Western Washington held a two hour crash course in journalism on February 11, with sessions on ethics, pitching, photography and story structure, open to all levels of experience. The sessions were taught by a panel of local journalists, writers and photographers.

Tidbits of advice from communications and media professionals from Geekwire, KUOW and beyond

Professionals from Amazon, KUOW, Pyramid Communications, Geekwire and WONGDOODY spoke at a panel discussion February 11 on Careers in Media and Communication, hosted by the UW Career Center. The panelists offered advice on finding jobs in media and communications, and talked about how they found their own jobs. KUOW and Geekwire were the only strictly journalistic companies […]

Students meet with local journalists for speed networking event

SPJ UW held its Fall speed networking night Dec. 3 in the Communications building on the UW campus, giving interested student the chance to meet and talk with local Seattle journalists. The guests of the night were Lauren Foster, Assistant Editor with 425 Magazine and South Sound Magazine, Casey Jaywork, staff writer for Seattle Weekly, Venice Buhain, News […]