AJO Alum honored by Colorado Press Association
Robert Davis (AJO 2022) took home two first place awards, one for investigative reporting and one for environmental reporting.
AJO Alum named inaugural Alexia Fellow
Adriana Teresa Letorney (AJO 2021), founder of Visura, has been named the inaugural Alexia Fellow at Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Communication. Letourney will receive $50,000 to work on a project to help emerging professional photographers and visual storytellers better understand the market for editorial photography.
AJO Alum Tapped as University of Oregon Journalism Professor
Brian Bull (AJO 2023) will be an assistant professor teaching audio production and covering Native/Indigenous communities, among other topics. Bull is a longtime, award-winning reporter for KLCC, Eugene's public radio station.
AJO Alum Michelle Eigenheer has been named one of 14 AAPI Rising Stars in Journalism by Gold House
The 2020 graduate will participate in the Gold Journalism Accelerator, which includes mentorships and masterclasses.
AJO Alum Signs Two-Book Deal
Maeve Dunigan (AJO 2022), a staff writer at The Dodo and regular contributor to The New Yorker, recently signed a two-book deal with Sourcebooks. The first, a book of humorous essays called "READ THIS TO LOOK COOL" will be out in 2025.
AJO student starts new podcast
Preston Moore (AJO 2024) started a new podcast called Zollypod about filmmaking and the film industry.
Announcing the winners of the 2023 American Journalism Online Awards
From Baltimore to Los Angeles to India, this year’s AJO Award-winners dug into issues including killings of transgender Americans, squalor inside Rikers Island Jail, celebrity justice, food and drink in the American South, and a 50-year-old rape case.
AJO Student Julianna LaFollette is the new calendar editor/reporter at The Source Weekly in Bend, Oregon.
AJO Adjunct Claire Tighe’s Podcast Takes Home the Best Podcast Award and Best Multimedia Collaboration at the Chicago Headline Club Peter Lisagor Awards
Tighe produced the podcast, "Unsealed: The Tylenol Murders", with the Chicago Tribune.
AJO Grad Michael McILwee Wins Award From the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists
McILwee (AJO 2022) is the Digital Executive Producer at WCTV in Tallahassee. The award was given for best Website/Digital.
AJO Grad Robert Davis Wins Two Awards From the Society of Professional Journalists
The 2022 grad won first place for enterprise reporting on homelessness and third place for reporting on climate change.
AJO Adjunct Professor Claire Tighe Produced a Podcast That Took Second in the 89th Annual National Headliner Awards
The podcast, Unsealed: The Tylenol Murders, was created by the Chicago Tribune. The Headliner Awards recognizes journalistic achievement in the Communications Industry.