Alumni Portrait: Sam Green (’93)

It was April 1992, and Sam Green had never been to Los Angeles before. A first-year student in the School of Journalism’s documentary program, he had volunteered to help a classmate shoot a video story on bilingual education in the city. It was a Wednesday, and the two friends had packed their supplies and one…

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Portrait: NABJ Chapter at Berkeley Journalism

Back row (from left to right): Nebiat Assefa Melles (’18), Rachel Loyd (’18), Ryan Lindsay Arrendell (’18), Lee Mengistu (’19), Abené Clayton (’19), Jailyn Anderson (’19), Alexandria Fuller (’18), Grace Oyenubi (’18). Photo: Yesica Prado (’18). The current political climate has presented a new set of ethical and philosophical challenges for many reporters. But it…

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Serginho Roosblad named Marlon T. Riggs Fellow

Photo: Raffi Roy (’18) A multilingual international student and former radio reporter has been awarded one of Berkeley Journalism’s top honors. Serginho Roosblad (’18), a documentary film student whose most recent work focuses on telling stories about homelessness and displacement, is winner of this year’s Marlon T. Riggs Fellowship in Documentary Filmmaking. Named for the…

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Brad Bailey Named Winner in Student Academy Awards

Brad Bailey, who graduated in May from the Graduate School of Journalism, has been named one of three winners in the Student Academy Awards for Best Documentary. “Hale,” a documentary short on Berkeley-based disability rights pioneer Hale Zukas, 73, who has had cerebral palsy since birth, was produced as Bailey’s master’s project under the direction…

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Samantha Clark awarded Jim Marshall Fellowship for Photojournalism

Second-year student Samantha Clark, a writer, editor, and photographer, has been awarded the third annual Jim Marshall Fellowship for photojournalism. As she kicks off her final year of graduate school, Clark has been focusing on photo editing, which includes working with photographers and overseeing the visual side of the editorial process. “This is an important…

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