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Berkeley Journalism photography student captures San Francisco climate march for The New York Times

How documentary photographer James Tensuan (‘20) got the image that dominated a New York Times global package. On Sept. 18, two days before the global climate march, New York Times photo editor Matthew McCann sat at his desk in Manhattan, trying to figure out which photographers he would commission for the Times’ online climate package.…
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Rosa Tuirán Awarded Brian Pollack Documentary Fellowship

For a journalist, rejection is part of life. Sources don’t respond to you, pitches get declined, stories sometimes don’t seem good enough. Realizing that others recognize your talent can be a powerful boost to a young journalist’s confidence and career. The Brian A. Pollack Fellowship aims to provide exactly that sort of boost to gifted…
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National Association of Black Journalists at UC Berkeley Career Fair, Saturday, November 2

The National Association of Black Journalists at UC Berkeley is hosting the first annual Media Career Fair, bringing recruiters from the top media companies around the country to pick fresh talent from the Bay Area. This free event connects journalists as well as journalism and media students in the Bay Area to media companies or…
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Eva Rendle (‘19) receives Student Academy Award nomination

Documentary filmmaker and 2019 Berkeley Journalism graduate Eva Rendle has been named one of seven finalists in the 46th Student Academy Awards. Eva’s thesis film “All That Remains” is an intimate portrait of the second responders and vineyard workers who are still dealing with the aftermath of the 2017 North Bay Fires, one year later.…
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Making way for new leadership

Dear Colleagues, I write to share the news that after six and a half years leading Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, Edward Wasserman has announced that he will be stepping down as dean and rejoining the faculty full-time. He will continue on as dean this academic year while we conduct a nationwide search for his…
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