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TROY alum named Mark of Excellence National Finalist for TROY Public Radio interview with professor, local author

Baylen Parker is one of multiple students to earn recognition for their journalistic contributions.

Baylen Parker is one of multiple students to earn recognition for their journalistic contributions.

A lifelong love of broadcasting led to Troy University graduate Baylen Parker receiving national recognition from the Society of Professional Journalists when he was named a National Finalist in the 2021 Mark of Excellence Award “Radio Feature” category.

Parker discovered his interest in broadcasting as a child while playing sports video games with his brother…

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Journalism lecturer Stefanie Hicks East designates legacy gift to the Hall School

Stefanie Hicks East is a two-time graduate of the Hall School and has been a full-time lecturer since 2019.

Stefanie Hicks East is a two-time graduate of the Hall School and has been a full-time lecturer since 2019.

Stefanie Hicks East has been so impacted by her time in Troy University’s Hall School of Journalism and Communication, both as a two-time student and a current lecturer, she’s dedicated a legacy gift to help ensure its continued success for future students.

Unlike most children her age, East grew up with an affinity for watching…

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Hall School recognizes distinguished alumni during 50th Anniversary Ball

Six alumni from the Hall School of Journalism and Communication were recognized during the 50th Anniversary Ball, the first alumni event since 2013.

Six alumni from the Hall School of Journalism and Communication were recognized during the 50th Anniversary Ball, the first alumni event since 2013.

To mark the end of a nearly year-long celebration of the Hall School of Journalism and Communication’s 50th anniversary, students, faculty and alumni gathered for the HSJC’s 50th Anniversary Ball and awards ceremony Saturday evening in the Trojan Center Ballrooms.

The ball was the first alumni banquet held since 2013. Dr. Robbyn Taylor, lecturer, student…

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Newman makes history as a part of first all-female broadcast team for Major League Baseball game

Newman, play-by-play announcer for the Baltiimore Orioles, was a part of the first-ever all-female broadcast team for a Major League Baseball game.

Newman, play-by-play announcer for the Baltiimore Orioles, was a part of the first-ever all-female broadcast team for a Major League Baseball game.

Roughly a year after Troy University alumna Melanie Newman made history by becoming the first woman in Baltimore Orioles’ history to be a play-by-play announcer, her name was etched in the history books once again in July.

Newman became part of Major League Baseball’s first-ever all-female broadcast when the Orioles took on the Tampa Bay…

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