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They are journalists. They are developers. They are misfits. They are a truly diverse team that bring different skills and experiences to an experimental course. They are JOVRNALISM.

  • Ariba Alvi

    Student (Sp 2016)

    Former beauty writer turned digital journalist earning Masters

  • Noel Berry

    Student (Fa 2016)

    Communications major, freelance creative & marketer

  • Amber Bragdon

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Digital Journalism student

  • Si Chen

    Student (Fa 2015)

    Computer Science graduate student

  • Jason Cheng

    Student (Sp 2016)

    Print & Digital Journalism major with a minor in Business Finance

  • Sarah Collins

    Student (Fa 2016)

    Broadcast Journalism, Political Science major. Geoffrey Cowan Scholar.

  • Meghan Coyle

    Student (Fa 2015)

    Print & Digital journalist with a minor in Web Technologies & Applications

  • Benjamin Dunn

    Student (Fa 15, Fa 16)

    Multimedia journalist, web developer, graphic designer and photographer

  • Gabriela Fernandez

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Journalism and Narrative Studies double major

  • Magali Gauthier

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Visual journalist and journalism graduate student

  • Crystal Goss

    Student (Sp 16, Fa 15)

    Broadcast and Digital

  • Morgan Greenwald

    Student (Fa 2015)

    Print and Digital Journalism major with a double minor in Entrepreneurship and French

  • Cristian Guzman

    Student (Sp 2016)

    Cognitive Science student with an emphasis in Computer Science

  • Luis Hernandez

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Communication major minoring in Film & News, Media & Society

  • Jutta Högmander

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Journalist and graduate student into data and digital journalism

  • Fernando Hurtado

    Student (Fa 2015)

    Bilingual content producer for digital/mobile/emerging platforms

  • Melody Jiang

    Student (Sp 16, Fa 15)

    Majoring Broadcast and Digital
    Journalism and pursuing Honors
    in Multimedia Scholarship

  • Sara Krevoy

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Print & Digital Journalist, Italian Studies double major

  • Tong Liu

    Student (Fa 2016)

    USC Marshall student, emphasis on Marketing and Entrepreneurship.

  • Kate Lonczak

    Student (Fa 2016)

    Broadcast and Digital Journalism major, Entertainment Industry minor. Aspiring video producer.

  • Noorhan Maamoon

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Undergrad digital
    journalism student

  • David Merrell

    Student (Sp 2016)

    Former filmmaker turned news producer pursuing a Masters.

  • Giovanni Moujaes

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Digital journalism student

  • Kaitlyn Mullin

    Student (Sp 2016)

    Biological Sciences/Digital Journalism double major and emerging tech enthusiast

  • Sean Myers

    Student (Fa 2016)

    Visual journalist, audio engineer, investigative reporter, photographer, web developer

  • Ilan Penn

    Student (Fa 2016)

    Business, creative
    enthusiast, all things

  • Cameron Quon

    Student (Fa 16, Sp 17)

    Broadcast and Digital Journalism Major, Natural Science Minor, Pre-Med

  • Disha Raychaudhuri

    Student (Fa 2016)

    Data and investigative journalist. Photographer. Occasional news apps developer. News nerd.

  • Andrew Schwendiman

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Innovative creator. Immersive storyteller. Sassy.

  • Jason Suh

    Student (Sp 16, Fa 15)

    P.R. & Interactive Media double major, into VR & eSports

  • Naiwen Tian

    Student (Fa 2016)

    Photographer, artist, and sometimes a digital journalist.

  • Nathalia Tavares

    Student (Fa 2015)

    Communication major minoring in Videogame Design and Management/Consumer Behavior

  • Kevin Tsukii

    Student (Sp 2015)

    Print/Digital Journalism student producing 360 and web VR experiences at LATimes

  • Serhan Ulkumen

    Student (Sp 2016)

    Mixed Reality (AR/VR), Neuroscience student and entrepreneur

  • Kacey Weiniger

    Student (Sp 2017)

    major exploring

  • Jordan Winters

    Student (Sp 2017)

    Journalism and Political Philosophy double major

  • Robert Hernandez


    Digital professor specializing on emerging technologies for journalism


We've partnered up with several diverse companies and news/media brands to explore VR journalism. Contact us through the form below if you are interested in working with us.

Our media partners:

Spring 2017

Spring 2016

Texas Tribune

Fall 2015
The Los Angeles Times

NBC Los Angeles



Our industry partners:

Deep Inc.

Google News Lab logo

Mettle logo

Radiant Images


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