Tag Archives: Hall School of Journalism

Alumna part of pro baseball’s first all-female broadcast team

May 3, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University alumna Melanie Newman made baseball and broadcasting history last week.

Newman, a Minor League Baseball play-by-play announcer, became part of professional baseball’s first all-female broadcast team when she and color analyst Suzie Cool called the Salem Red Sox’ road game against the Potomac Nationals last Tuesday.

The 2013 TROY graduate had play-by-play experience…

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Hall School of Journalism racks up awards

March 19, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University journalism students continue to bring home hardware.

The Hall School of Journalism and Communication recently made strong showings at major regional and international conferences, earning awards in a variety of categories.

TROY won the award for Best Television Video News Report at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s international convention, held March 1-3 in New…

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NBC News social media head will speak at Troy University on Feb. 18

January 15, 2019
By Steve Stewart

Micah Grimes, a Troy University graduate who is head of social media for NBC News and MSNBC, will speak at the Troy Campus on Feb. 18 about how journalists can succeed using social media.

“Journalism, Social Media and Business: How to Excel in a Volatile Time for News” will be his topic for the annual…

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