TROY journalism students get field experience in simulated crime scene

The exercise was held to give student reporters a taste at what real-life reporting will look like.

The exercise was held to give student reporters a taste at what real-life reporting will look like.

Troy University journalism students had a chance to experience reporting at a crime scene in a simulation held Friday morning on the Troy Campus thanks to a partnership between the Hall School of Journalism and Communication and the Troy University Police Department.

Paige Ray, TV Production Coordinator for TrojanVision News, worked with TUPD officials to…

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TROY alum named Mark of Excellence National Winner for coverage of the Clotilda slave ship

Jared McBride is the second TROY grad in two years to win a Mark of Excellence Award for Troy Public Radio.

Jared McBride is the second TROY grad in two years to win a Mark of Excellence Award for Troy Public Radio.

Discussing the cultural significance of the Clotilda, the last known American slave ship, and the importance of informing the next generations of its history earned Troy University alum Jared McBride a 2022 Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

The Mark of Excellence Award honors the best in student journalism across multiple mediums, including…

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TROY alumna wins regional Emmy for continuing news coverage after Orlando tragedy

Amanda Dukes won her second Emmy in December 2022.

Amanda Dukes won her second Emmy in December 2022.

Troy University alumna Amanda Dukes and her colleagues at WESH 2 News in Orlando, Florida, were recently awarded a regional Emmy for their coverage of a local tragedy that made international headlines and spurred potential legislative changes in the state of Florida. 

Dukes, along with Anika Hope, Greg Fox, Marlei Martinez and Kelsi Thorud, was…

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Paige Ray named Television Production Coordinator for TROY TrojanVision

Ray is two-time TROY graduate from Elba, Alabama.

Ray is two-time TROY graduate from Elba, Alabama.

Paige Ray has been named Television Production Coordinator for TROY TrojanVision effective Jan. 3.

Ray fills the position vacated by her former supervisor Aaron Taylor, TrojanVision Television Manager, who held the job for the last 20 years.

Ray graduated from TROY in 2019 with her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and again in 2020 with her master’s degree…

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