FSU College of Communication and Information Establishes Professorship honoring Dr. Jay Rayburn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Amanda Wood, APR, Florida State University Foundation (850) 645-8844; awood@foundation.fsu.edu TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida State University College of Communication and Information announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of the late Dr. Jay D. Rayburn II, who passed away on Monday, July 12. Today, September 21, would’ve been …

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CCI Alumna Featured in Adweek’s Creative 100

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CCI alumna, Ashley Rutstein (’14, M.A. Integrated Marketing Communication, ’12, B.S. Information, Communication and Technology), was featured on Adweek’s Creative 100 list for her TikTok Ad Career campaign. Alongside Rutstein on the list were celebrities such as The Rock, Lil Nas X, Amanda Gorman, and many more. “I’ve been reading Adweek since I first got …

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Advanced Feature Courses Prepare Students for Careers in Broadcast Journalism and Digital Media Production

Advanced Feature Courses Prepare Students for Careers in Broadcast Journalism and Digital Media Production

      RTV4682 Advanced Feature Production and RTV4686 Advanced Feature Reporting are two courses in the Digital Media Production (DMP) program within the FSU School of Communication. These courses are designed to give students professional experience opportunities as part of their undergraduate curriculum. Students in the Advanced Feature Production course act as the production …

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School of Communication Alumna Places Third in Film Competition

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Rheannah Wynter (pictured left), a 2021 graduate of the Digital Media Production program in FSU School of Communication, received an award for her documentary Unshopping in the 26th Annual Palm Beach Student Showcase of Films (SSOF) in late May. Wynter placed in third for the College Feature/Short Awards category, which included a $1,250 prize. SSOF …

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Alumna Organizes 2021’s Edition of Florida Animation Festival

School of Communication alumna Kristin Bass-Petersen (’10, M.A. Media and Communication Studies) alongside the Tallahassee Film Society (TFS) and The Pod Advertising are organizing the sixth annual Florida Animation Festival (FAF). This festival set for June 10 to 27 will be mostly virtual with three in-person screenings at a Tallahassee local independent theater, All Saints …

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Communication Alumna Recognized at 2021 Inspire Awards

Marion Hargett (’93, B.S. General Communication), the Senior Vice President of Agency Partnerships and National Sales at Ampersand, was one of four alumni honored on March 11th with an Inspire Award by Florida State University Alumni Association. The Inspire Award honors women of distinction who have proven to be leaders in their industry and whose …

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