• Denise Essman, Joel Geske and Angela Powers stand with plaque
    Associate Professor Joel Geske awarded the 2018-19 Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship

    Joel Geske, associate professor in advertising, is the first recipient of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication’s Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship made possible by Iowa State alumna, Denise Essman (marketing, 1973). The inaugural Faculty Fellowship rewards an advertising professor who has demonstrated excellence in their profession. Read More

  • Kim Guthrie headshot and Future Forum logo
    Alumna Kim Guthrie to present career and leadership advice during 2018 Futures Forum

    Kim Guthrie, President of Cox Media Group and Iowa State University alumna in journalism, will present the Greenlee School's 2018 Futures Forum, "From the Iowa Cornfield to the New York Boardroom," Oct. 4. The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Campanile Room. Refreshments will be available at 3:30 p.m. Read More

  • Greenlee alumna Sara Wyant to present leadership lecture at Iowa State University Oct. 2

    Sara Wyant, president and founder of Agri-Pulse Communications Inc., the nation’s largest communications firm focused on agricultural and rural policy issues, will present the 2018 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture Oct. 2 at Iowa State University. Wyant earned a degree in journalism and mass communications from Iowa State in 1980. Read More

  • headshot of Bill Tubbs on white background
    William F. “Bill” Tubbs awarded Greenlee School’s James W. Schwartz Award

    William F. "Bill" Tubbs, co-owner and co-publisher of the Eldridge North Scott Press and Wilton-Durant Advocate News and longtime supporter of journalism eduacation, will receive the Greenlee School's 2018 James W. Schwartz Award. The annual award recognizes distinguished service to journalism and communication. Read More

  • Paul Kix sitting in a chair at the Iowa State Daily
    Writing is its own reward

    Paul Kix (’03 journalism) stumbled on the topic of his first book, The Saboteur, in the most unlikely of places: the New York Times obituaries. The Saboteur was published in December and, coming full circle, received high praise from the Feb. 4 New York Times Book Review. Read More

  • Reflections on the 2018 Greenlee Summit

    Rick Phillips, Chair of the Greenlee School Advisory Council and the Chief Communications Officer for Nationwide, shares his observations of the 2018 Greenlee Summit, which was geared to industry professionals in journalism, advertising and public relations. Read More

  • Sparking Innovation

    Meet four creative thinkers who credit their success in media and communication to an entrepreneurial approach. Read More

  • Greenlee alumni named 2018 STATEment Makers

    Kelsey Kremer ('13 journalism) and Maia Zewert ('15 journalism) have been named 2018 Iowa STATEment Makers by the the Iowa State University Alumni Association. Read more about them and the other 19 alumni who've been honored this year. Read More

  • headshot of Thomas Emmerson
    Thomas Emmerson, professor emeritus, named recipient of 2018 Faculty-Staff Inspiration Award

    Thomas Emmerson, professor emeritus in the Greenlee School, will be honored by the Iowa State University Alumni Association on May 18 at 5:30 p.m. for his impact on his former students’ professional or personal lives. Read More

  • Katie Diederichs blows a dandelion in a field
    Putting trust in wanderlust

    The United Nations World Tourism Organization received 2,400 entries in its competition to find an ambassador to travel the world in celebration of its “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.” But in the end, Minnesotan Katie Diederichs was the perfect choice. Diederichs (’10 journalism & design) and her husband, Ben Zweber (’12 indus engr & MBA), quit their jobs four years ago to start the website “Two Wandering Soles." Read More