Job Opening: Chief Broadcast Engineer

The Departments of Communication and Journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are searching jointly for a Chief Broadcast Engineer to provide leadership and operations management for digital television engineering activities in studios and production facilities currently under construction in a new state-of-the-art building. For more information, click here.

Job Opening: Lecturer in Media Education/Professional Undergraduate Student Advisor

The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks to appoint a colleague at the rank of Lecturer who would teach and advise students in the department. This is a one-year, full-time appointment starting September 1, 2014, with possibility of renewal contingent upon funding. The appointed person will teach 2 courses per year in the areas of media studies, media literacy/media education, and media and youth.

Mike Alvarez Wins Soros Fellowship

Ph.D. candidate Mike Alvarez has just been awarded a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. He is the first Communication student nationwide to receive one of these highly competitive fellowships. The announcement, Mike's bio, and the bios of the other awardees are available here.

Henderson’s Book is Finalist for Lambda Literary Award

Prof. Lisa Henderson's 2013 book Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production is a finalist for the annual Lambda Literary Awards—known as Lammys—in the LGBT Studies category. Click here for more information.