My path to excellence

Hello, I’m the account executive of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism ImPRessions account. I’m currently finishing my junior year at Ohio University as a public relations major within the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. First and foremost, I am a student. I am also a dues-paying member of the Public Relations Student Society of America (which … Continue reading

Journalism Classes!

This quarter I’ve been lucky enough to get into TWO journalism core requirements- basically, classes that any student in Scripps will have to take, regardless of sequence. Right now I’m currently taking information gathering and news writing. There are a lot of sophomores in both of my classes because most people wait a little bit … Continue reading

My Editing Experience

Similar to some of my fellow bloggers, I came to college with very little expeirence in the field of journalism. The was particularly the case with media and editing media. I knew that some bloggers such as Andrea had experience in high school (she wrote about it here https://scrippsfreshmen.wordpress.com/category/andrea/) and I too had taken a brief … Continue reading

Starting from Scratch

Winter quarter is in full swing and boy have I been busy! Taking 19 credit hours has definitely started to catch up to me. It’s really nice though, because I’ve been able to get ahead with all of my required journalism courses and get them completed early on in my college career. And as far … Continue reading

Schoonover center unites all five schools in the Scripps college under one roof.

In May of 2008 Ohio University President McDavis announced a $7.5 million donation from Scripps College alumnus, Steven Schoonover and his wife Barbara to go towards the building of the Schoonover Center for Communication. Scheduled to open in the spring semester of the 2012-1013 school year, the Schoonover Center will be home to the almost … Continue reading

“One of the best in the nation” Scripps is no high school

You’ve heard that the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is one of the best journalism schools in the nation (http://www.ohio.edu/admissions/academics/comm.cfm has more information) so what does this really mean? Other than building our egos, it means that Scripps has a rigorous course load. In high school, I was able to do the minimum amount of work … Continue reading

Can You Retweet That?

Winter quarter has come so much sooner than I thought it would- college is just flying by! Lately, I’ve learned so much about how the face of the media is changing recently. More journalism is now conducted online than ever before. As a result, it’s extremely important now for us to utilize social media, such … Continue reading