Department News

COJO Alumni Panel

December 8, 2014

Six COJO alumni visited St. Thomas to offer words of wisdom to current students. This is one of several alumni panels held by the COJO department, and there are more to come! Check out these photos from the event!

Tommie Award Nominees

December 4, 2014

Two students majoring in COJO have been nominated for the 2015 Tommie Award!

Emmy Scholarship

November 18, 2014

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences offers $3000 student scholarship grants to be used for tuition & books.

Chris Hansen '09 records a documentary about Columbine High School Principal

October 29, 2014 / By: St. Thomas Magazine

"... when a co-worker offered me the chance to record the last year of Frank DeAngelis’ tenure as principal of Columbine High School, I knew exactly what I needed to bring with me."

COJO students impress a Pioneer Press reporter

October 22, 2014 / By: FredMelo, Reporter (@FrederickMelo)

Someone hire @lancastersimon and Deborah Honore ASAP before they become college juniors -- so well spoken!

From the Newsroom

Doing What the People Love

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:49:12 +0000 by: Brittany Stojsavljevic by: author

Zach Zumbusch, a communication and journalism major, is spending the semester in Los Angeles, juggling internships at Discovery and NBCUniversal while also taking classes.

Q-and-A With Kevin DiLorenzo ’88

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:26:14 +0000 by: Craig Bryan by: author

Current president and director of client services and brand strategy at an independent, full-service creative agency headquartered in Minneapolis, Kevin DiLorenzo helps clients solve strategic and creative business and marketing challenges in a dynamic, constantly changing communication industry.

The Story of the Storyteller

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:03:16 +0000 by: Brittany Stojsavljevic by: author

Kari Jo Faulhaber '10 recently won an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy for "A place to lay your head: Karl's story," a documentary that follows a homeless man's experience at the Dorothy Day Center.

Marching to the Light of Their Own Drums

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:17:15 +0000 by: Brittany Stojsavljevic by: author

Joey Nesbitt '12 and Jeff Sevaldson '11 started their own company, DrumLite, while they were at St. Thomas. A couple of years and a Super Bowl later, their company is still growing.

‘Abilities First’ Turns the Lens Away from ‘Dis-’

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:00:39 +0000 by: Jordan Osterman '11 by: author

Two St. Thomas seniors made an award-winning documentary aimed at turning our internal lens away from someone's disabilities and focusing instead on their abilities.