Aspiring documentarian Cassandra Castillo sums up her double major in communication and humanities at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga like this. “Communication answers the question of how I become a journalist. And humanities answers the question of why I should become a journalist,” said Castillo, who is minoring in Spanish.
Seniors Allie English and Eli Rushing recently won 2023 Excellence in Broadcasting Awards from the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters. English was recognized for her short documentary, “Raising Wolves,” and Rushing was honored for his audio version of “Heather’s Story.”
For the second year in a row, a student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been recognized in a national competition known as the Pulitzer Prize for collegiate journalism. Jules Jackson, a double major in art and communications, placed 19th in the 2022-23 Hearst Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Competition.
From the pages of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Magazine: Serretta Malaikham’s grandparents fled Laos during the Vietnam War and ended up in Nashville, where they raised her. She told her family’s story to UTC Magazine and for the first time ever in her Rising Rock piece, “Journey to Freedom.”
From the pages of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Magazine: A look at recent communication graduate Jerrod Niles, who placed in the Top 10 in the national 2021-2022 Hearst Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Competition for college students.
UTC students venture into Chattanooga and find compelling stories.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 There were only two plots of land that separated my house from my grandparent’s house, both of which were planted and harvested by my grandfather this past fall. The house that I grew up in was built on a plot of land that was formerly a cotton field farmed by my…
“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And,…
Students from UTC pick up several prizes in the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media College Competition.
By Amanda Morgan Fann Change. I have never liked it, but I know I cannot stop the inevitable, only adjust and grow from it. When I first heard the word “coronavirus” in January, I never fathomed that it would outbreak in the United States, much less shape the entire way we live our everyday lives.…