Tag Archives: 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’s Micah Grimes says journalism’s ‘golden age’ has opportunities, pitfalls

February 19, 2019
By Victoria Cirilli

Micah Grimes, head of social media for NBC News and MSNBC, spoke to Troy University students Monday, celebrating technology and the advances it brings to a “new golden age of journalism” — but warning of pitfalls.

As a 2010 graduate of TROY, he has seen the innovation that technology has brought to the journalism industry…

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