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Overdue recognition for trailblazing Kiwi reporter

27 May 2016

Despite being one of our most successful foreign and war correspondents, Diana Goodman is far from a household name in New Zealand. Massey University has now presented Dr Goodman with an honorary doctorate in recognition of her achievements.

Massey journalism wins big at Canon Media Awards

24 May 2016

Massey's journalism school has three more gongs to add to its collection following the 2016 Canon Media Awards. Massey University’s journalism programme received a special award for outstanding achievement and recent Massey students dominated the two major awards they are eligible for.

Steven Trask “Amazing” student honoured

9 November 2015

Dominion Post editor Bernadette Courtney says the top student on this year’s Massey postgraduate journalism course is “amazing”.
Each year, The Dominion Post awards $1000 to the student with the highest overall grades on the course.

A hat trick of success for Massey journalism students

14 October 2015

For the third year running, Massey postgraduate journalism students have taken out top honours in the national award for student investigative journalism.

The Bruce Jesson Emerging Journalism prize recognises outstanding investigative journalism produced by students.

Dr Sandy Bulmer

From laboratory to lecture hall success

20 February 2015

A former food technologist who escaped the lab to “work with people” has been recognised for her engaging teaching techniques as the 2015 winner of the Richard Buchanan Teaching Excellence Award.

Dr Sandy Bulmer, from the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, is only the second lecturer from Massey University’s Albany campus to receive the award. She won for a teaching portfolio that highlighted “a student-centred focus to teaching and learning”.

Apps, loyalty and house brands – retail trends roundup

2 February 2015

Valentyna Melnyk, marketing and consumer behaviour specialist from Massey University’s business school asks – What changes are on the horizon? And what retail trends will affect retail businesses in 2015 and beyond?

Marketing professor ranked 11th in world

13 January 2015

Massey University’s Professor Harald van Heerde has been placed 11th equal in the world for marketing research by the American Marketing Association (AMA).

New masters degree aims at luring experts to track online shopping

12 January 2015

New masters degree aims at luring experts to track online shopping - TVNZ News

Smokefree documentary DVD launched

13 November 2014

More than a year's planning has come to fruition with the launch of the first for-youth-by youth smokefree documentary, featuring input by staff and students from Massey University’s Schools of English and Media Studies and Communication, Journalism and Marketing.

Prof Harald van Heerde

Top ranked journal articles for Harald and Valentyna

11 November 2014

Two articles written by Marketing academics on our Albany campus were selected for inclusion in the American Marketing Association Journal Reader, a prestigious, online collection of research articles and essays “written by some of the foremost thought leaders in marketing scholarship.

Alisa Yong

Fairfax awards top prize to Massey journalism student

10 November 2014

Alisa Yong, a student on Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism, has been awarded the $1000 Fairfax prize for being the top student on the course in 2014.

Chloe Winter

Massey journalism graduate wins top investigative prize

16 October 2014

Chloe Winter, a recent graduate of Massey’s postgraduate journalism programme, has won this year’s $1000 Bruce Jesson Emerging Journalism Award.

Jess Roden

Massey’s first Master of Journalism graduate

8 September 2014

Jess Roden has become the first student in New Zealand to complete a Master of Journalism.
Although the Master of Journalism is a common qualification overseas, Massey is the only university offering the qualification in New Zealand.

Massey Student Team Runner-up in Prestigious National Brand Challenge Competition

22 August 2014

The National Brand Challenge competition is a key initiative of the Marketing Association of New Zealand. The initiative was launched for the second time on 16 August 2014. The competition provides the participating students (undergraduate and Honours) with an opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge to a practical, real-life business case. 

New Zealand Centre for Investigative Journalism

First-ever gathering of NZ investigative journalists

14 July 2014

The first-ever gathering of New Zealand investigative journalists, held at Massey University, Wellington, on June 28 and 29, was a huge success. We expected 40-50, and we got over 75 people.

Corporate reputations in the spotlight at course

7 April 2014

Reputational damage to Malaysia Airlines in the wake of its handling of the missing flight MH30 will be examined at a course next week investigating organisational reputation, management and crisis. 

Winners of Pro-Chancellor’s Prizes announced

11 March 2014

A speech on native birds’ struggle for survival and a speech inspired by Lesley Elliott, mother of Sophie Elliott, are among the winners of Massey University’s Pro-Chancellor’s prizes in Speech Writing and Feature Writing.

The four prizes, of $200 each, were awarded to the top distance students and top internal students in Speech Writing and Feature Writing. They were donated by Massey University’s Chancellor, Chris Kelly.

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