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WGMU Hiring For 2018-2019 Academic Year

Join the Team! WGMU Radio is hiring paid and volunteer executive/general staff positions for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. The station is looking to fill six positions.  The list of the six positions are below.  To view the job description, click on the title. Music Director/Assistant Program Director Independent/Local Music Director Sports Media/Sports Programming Director …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Igor Stojanov

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone Podcast, WGMU’s Jackie Reed interviews Igor Stojanov, host of The Megaphone Podcast and visiting journalist from Macedonia, reflecting on his experience as a media fellow with the Office of Student Media. Listen here:

The Megaphone Podcast: Manfred Veizaga

On this week’s episode of the Megaphone Podcast, Igor interviews Manfred Veizaga, of MCN and the Society of Professional Journalists, about what it’s like to be a student journalist, as well as how to balance journalism with student life. Listen here:

The Megaphone Podcast: David Carroll

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone Podcast, Igor interviews David Carroll, the Associate Director of Student Media at George Mason University. They discuss his role, how Student Media operates, and the role of student leadership within Student Media as an organization. Give it a listen!      

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Talks #RealNews At Mason

On Tuesday, October 24, host of MSNBC’s Hardball Chris Matthews opened this year’s Mason Communication Forum with a conversation addressing “fake news” and journalism today. The conference, named #RealNews2017, was an interactive event that enabled students to exchange insight about today’s “social-mediated world”, first illustrated by Matthews. Though “fake news” has become a hot topic …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Chris Byrne

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone, Igor interviews Chris Byrne, the host of “What’s Your Style, Mason?” on MCN. They talk about teamwork, MCN, his show, and being a TV anchor. Give it a listen!

WGMU: Turtle of the GMU Role-Playing Club

DJ Ariana Havens interviews Turtle from Mason’s Role-Playing Club to talk about his passion for tabletop role-playing games, the club itself, his best role-playing stories, and when and where they meet! Interested? The GMU Role-Playing Club meets Saturday nights from 9PM-12AM in the Hampton Roads 6th floor common room. Find them on their page on …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Jackie Reed

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone, Igor interviews Jackie Reed, the Music Director for WGMU. They talk about student motivation, music management, taking initiative, and the convergence of the different departments of the Office of Student Media. Give it a listen! Listen HERE:  

The Megaphone Podcast: Sosan Malik

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone, Igor interviews Sosan Malik. Sosan is one of the editors-in-chief for IV Estate. They talked about student motivation, and she gave good suggestions about how to be an effective student leader and how to motivate your staff. Give it a listen! Listen HERE:

The Megaphone Podcast: Lauryn Cantell

On this week’s episode of the Megaphone, Igor interviews Lauryn Cantell. Lauryn is the president of Mason’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. They talk about ethical issues in modern journalism, as well as how she encourages writers and what drives her to be a journalist. Check it out! Listen HERE: