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

Melanie Newman, a 2013 TROY graduate, is the play-by-play announcer for the Salem Red Sox.

Melanie Newman, a 2013 TROY graduate, is the play-by-play announcer for the Salem Red Sox.

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

TROY students performed well at several recent journalism conferences, including the Southeast Journalism Conference in Tennessee.

TROY students performed well at several recent journalism conferences, including the Southeast Journalism Conference in Tennessee.

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

TROY alumnus Micah Grimes, head of social media for NBC News, will talk journalism,social media and business on Feb. 18 at the Troy Campus.

TROY alumnus Micah Grimes, head of social media for NBC News, will talk journalism,social media and business on Feb. 18 at the Troy Campus.

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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Hall School of Journalism hosts largest ever J-Day event

Area high school students take a turn in front of the TrojanVision cameras during 2018 J-Day.

Area high school students take a turn in front of the TrojanVision cameras during 2018 J-Day.

Nearly 600 high school students from around the state took part the Hall School of Journalism and Communication’s annual J-Day event on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Organizers say it was the largest turnout ever for the annual high school journalism event, which gives up-and-coming journalists a chance to learn from veteran professionals.

Each year, the department hosts…

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