Wednesday, May 20, 2020

JDM grad Tyler Lance starts Missouri radio job

Former Journalism and Digital Media student Tyler Lance is moving on in his professional sports broadcasting career. After graduation two years ago, he landed a job with the Utah Jazz radio network. Now, he finds the next phase of his media life with a very nice full-time position with an Alpha Media-owned radio station in Farmington, Missouri.

Tyler will be working an on-air shift, delivering sports and news reporting and performing local and regional sports play-by-play.

Monday, May 18, 2020

Versus---A Creative Short Film by Sophi Cudworth

May 2020 graduate and Digital Media Production major Sophi Cudworth directed and edited a series of creative projects this year. Versus is a reflective look at her volleyball career and transition to life beyond the competitive athletic venue. Sophi edited this project as part of the JDM 412 Advanced Post-Production and Editing course this spring. It was also a major component of her Senior Art Show.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

We Survived College | A Short Film by Jake Rayman

May 2020 graduate and Digital Media Production major Jake Rayman directed this short homage to his four years at Ashland University. It is both beautiful and reflective.

Jake will be pursuing a career as a digital media producer and director. This video is but a brief testament to his work.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

JDM salutes academic awards honorees

Journalism and Digital Media proudly announces its three Academic Awards honorees for the 2019-20 academic year. Senior Kellie Pleshinger is a Digital Media Production major who will be pursuing a graduate degree in Film and Television at Chapman University. She was the Program Director for AUTV 20 this year. Kellie recently completed and successfully defended her Honors Capstone Project by writing an original screenplay for a proposed television pilot. Junior Isabella Pacinelli is a Digital Media Journalism major who is the Features Editor for The Collegian newspaper and a contributing writer for AU-Live. Sophomore Evan Laux is a Digital Media Journalism major who is the Sports Editor of The Collegian and a contributing writer for AU-Live.

Monday, May 11, 2020

Samantha Didion lands reporter/producer job at KDRV TV

May 2020 Digital Media Journalism graduate Samantha Didion will start her professional media career on June 1. Samantha will relocate across the country to Medford, Oregon where she will be a reporter and producer for KDRV TV. At Newswatch 12, she will report on stories of local interest.

Samantha was the Sports Producer and reporter for AUTV 20, a weather anchor for WRDL, a writer for The Collegian and a Managing Editor for AU-Live. Quite a busy person during her four year JDM career.

Good luck to Samantha.

Sunday, May 10, 2020

The Eagle Way Documentary: The Path Taken through History for Ashland University Athletics

Journalism and Digital Media graduate Zach Read (May 2020) spent more than 18 months researching, planning, recording, writing and editing this one hour historical documentary about Ashland University Athletics. This program was the centerpiece of his recently completed AU Honors Capstone Project.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

JDM congratulates May 2020 graduates

The Ashland University Journalism and Digital Media department congratulates its dozen majors who will complete their coursework and receive a degree in May 2020. This class represents leaders, scholars, writers and creative artists who left stellar marks upon all four JDM co-curricular media. They will all be greatly missed.

Shannon Brown Digital Media Production major
Sophi Cudworth Digital Media Production major
Justin Davis Digital Media Journalism major
Samantha Didion Digital Media Journalism major
Caleb Johnson Digital Media Production major
John Margida Digital Media Production major
Paul Murray Digital Media Journalism major
Kellie Pleshinger Digital Media Production major
Michael Prezioso Digital Media Production major
Jake Rayman Digital Media Production major
Zach Read Digital Media Journalism/Digital Media Production double major
Yuan Qi Digital Media Journalism major