University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication
Allen Hall, the main building of SOJC
|Dean||Julianne Newton (interim)|
|Location||Eugene, Oregon, USA|
The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) is a public post-secondary school in the U.S. state of Oregon. The first journalism class was offered in 1901, and in 1912 the Department of Journalism was formed. The department was elevated to the School of Journalism in 1916. The SOJC is located in Allen Hall on the University of Oregon's Eugene campus. The school is one of 112 journalism schools in the U.S. accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. The school also runs the George S. Turnbull Portland Center in Portland. SOJC organizes the annual Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism.
Notable alumni and faculty
Notable students and faculty of the University of Oregon SOJC include:
- Rick Attig, Associate editor of The Oregonian, recipient of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for The Oregonian and the 2006 Pulitzer Prize
- Scott Bedbury, Marketing executive and business advisor to numerous Fortune 500 Companies, director of Nike's Just Do It Campaign, former chief marketing advisor at Starbucks, founder of BrandStream
- Paul Brainerd, Journalist and environmental philanthropist, founder of the Aldus Corporation and the Brainerd Foundation in 1995
- Stephen J. Cannell, Prolific American television producer and writer during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s
- Ann Curry, Anchor for NBC News, The Today Show, and Dateline NBC
- Candace Dempsey, American journalist, travel writer, and author of Murder in Italy, which details the Amanda Knox case
- Harris Ellsworth, U.S. congressman from Oregon from 1943 to 1957, associate professor in journalism at the University of Oregon from 1928-1929, chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission from 1957 to 1959
- Lisa Fletcher, American television journalist, contributor on Al Jazeera America
- Harry Glickman, American journalist, former president of the NBA's Portland Trailblazers, the first major league sports franchise in the Northwestern United States.
- Alfred Goodwin, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from 1971 until assuming senior status in 1991, Justice of the Supreme Court of Oregon from 1960 to 1969
- Ernest Haycox, American author of Western fiction. His short story, "Stage to Lordsburg" was made into the film Stagecoach in 1939, directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne
- Arik Hesseldahl, contributor at Re/code, senior technology writer at Bloomberg Businessweek (Businessweek.com) from 2005 to 2010, senior editor and technology columnist at Forbes (Forbes.com).
- Lauren Kessler, Professor at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, author and journalist specializing in immersion reportage and deep research
- Ken Kesey, author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962) and Sometimes a Great Notion (1964). Was especially known to be an advocate for and purveyor of psychedelic drug use in the 1960s.
- Peter Laufer, James N. Wallace Chair of Journalism and Professor of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, author of The Dangerous World of Butterflies (2009) and other works of social and political topics, journalist, broadcaster, former correspondent for NBC News
- Tom McCall, Governor of Oregon from 1967 to 1975, journalist at The Oregonian
- Richard L. Neuberger, Senator from Oregon in the United States Senate from 1955 to 1960, author of Our Promised Land (1938), Northwest correspondent The New York Times from 1936 to 1954
- Herbert B. Powell, General in the U.S. Army, Commanding General in the U.S. Army Pacific from April to July 1956, appointed by John F. Kennedy as the U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand
- Charles Royer, Mayor of Seattle, WA from 1978 to 1989, Director of the Harvard Institute of Politics
- Joe Sacco, Maltese-American comic book artist, journalist, recipient of the American Book Award in 1996 for his graphic novel Palestine
- Randy Shilts, journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle, author of And the Band Played On. Known best for pioneering reports on the AIDS epidemic as it broke out in the early 1980s.
- Chuck Palahniuk, fiction writer, journalist at the The Oregonian, author of Fight Club (1996)
- Dan Wieden, American advertising executive, co-founder of Nike's Just Do It Campaign, co-founder and President of advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy until 2013, Director of conservation organization Ecotrust
- Alex Tizon, American journalist, formerly for The Seattle Times and the Los Angeles Times, co-recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting in 1997, former contributor to Newsweek and 60 Minutes, Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication
- Héctor Tobar, Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, contributor to the New York Times and LA Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, and The Times, author of Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free.
- Jack Williams, television journalist, anchor at WBZ-TV News in Boston, MA, host of weekly news child Wednesday's Child from 1981 to 2015. Because of his work on Wednesday's Child, Williams has raised more than $5 million towards special needs adoption.
- Larry R. Williams, stock trader since 1962, author of numerous books on stocks and trading, former board member of the National Futures Association
- Kyu Ho Youm, Jonathan Marshall First Amendment Chair of and Professor of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, author of book chapter and law articles in various journalism and law journals. Since 2008, Dr. Youm has served as the Communication Law and Media Policy editor of the International Encyclopedia of Communication
- Bryce Zabel, broadcast journalist (formerly for CNN), investigative reporter (formerly for PBS), creator of the TV series Dark Skies, Kay O'Brien, and M.A.N.T.I.S., member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
- Mark Zusman, editor and co-owner of Willamette Week and The Santa Fe Reporter, judge for the Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism, former president of the Independent Media Institute and board member of Association of Alternative Newsmedia
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- "Paul S. Brainerd". University of Oregon. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
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- "Biography". Stephen J. Cannell. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
- "Ann Curry: the Today show queen". Irish America. April–May 2005. Archived from the original on April 27, 2006. (archived 2006)
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- "We Meet at Last". Candace Dempsey. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
- "Ellsworth, Mathew Harris". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
- "Lisa Fletcher". AlJazeera America. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
- "HARRY GLICKMAN". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
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- "Ernest Haycox (1899-1950)". Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
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- "Arik Hesseldahl". re/code. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
- "Lauren Kessler". UNIVERSITY OF OREGON. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
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- "Peter Laufer". UNIVERSITY OF OREGON. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
- "Who Was Tom McCall?". TomMcCall.org. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
- "Richard Neuberger (1912-1960)". The Oregon Encyclopedia. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
- "Maj. Gen. Herbert B. Powell". U.S. ARMY PACIFIC. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
- "Royer, Charles (b. 1939)". HistoryLink.org. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
- "Joe Sacco". bookreporter. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
- "Randy Shilts, Chronicler of AIDS Epidemic, Dies at 42 : Journalism: Author of 'And the Band Played On' is credited with awakening nation to the health crisis.". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
- "Chuck Palahniuk (1962-)". The Oregon Encyclopedia. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
- "Dan Wieden". Bloomberg Business. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
- "Alex Tizon, Assistant Professor". University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
- "Hector Tobar, Visiting Assistant Professor". University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
- "WBZ's Jack Williams signing off tonight". BOSTON GLOBE MEDIA PARTNERS, LLC. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
- "Jack Williams". Jack Williams. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
- "Larry Williams Biography – famous futures trader". FOREX BROKERS REVIEW. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
- "Kyu Ho Youm, JONATHAN MARSHALL FIRST AMENDMENT CHAIR, PROFESSOR". University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
- "ZABEL, Bryce". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
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- University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (official website)