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UC Berkeley Summer Journalism minor program scores record enrollment

Some 200 students completed their 12-week immersion in digital journalism last week at the conclusion of the Graduate School of Journalism’s second undergraduate summer minor. The summer program’s enrollment was up 28 percent from last year, its inaugural term. Six of the seven courses offered were at or near enrollment capacity. In addition to a…
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Jason Hanasik and Brad Bailey Named Finalists for Student Academy Awards

The thesis films of two recent Berkeley Journalism graduates, Brad Bailey and Jason Hanasik, have been named finalists in one of the most competitive film contests in the country. Brad Bailey’s “Hale,” a documentary short on Berkeley-based disability rights pioneer Hale Zukas, 73, who has had cerebral palsy since birth, and Jason Hanasik’s “How To Make A…
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Alums Dan Krauss and Pete Nicks Join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Two Graduate School of Journalism alumni, acclaimed filmmakers Dan Krauss (’04) and Pete Nicks (’99), have been selected to be members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Their lifetime memberships were awarded In recognition of their “exceptional achievement in the field of theatrical motion pictures,” according to the Academy, and authorize Krauss…
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J-School Alums Loom Large in ’17 Emmy Nominations

Top Row, Left to Right: Bill Whitaker, Sweta Vohra, Emily Taguchi, Durrell Dawson, Marjorie McAfee, Center: Shilpi Gupta, Bottom Row, Left to Right: Daphne Matziaraki, David Corvo, Dave Gilson, Dan Krauss, Edward Wong
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Alumni Portrait: Producer Daffodil Altan

Photo: Jacqui Ipp ('16)

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