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UNM News, Dec. 10, 2012

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In this edition of UNM News. . .

. . . Louis Etemadi reports on how small business retailers are coping with online shopping trends.  Bianca Martinez shows how Albuquerque’s designated graffiti locations are doing little to decrease the tagging problem.  Ashley Martinez reports on the strategy of using prescribed burns to control forest fires.  Kirah Hitchcock has a report on Duke City models who struggle with body image issues.  Jordan Unverzagt describes how the Hope for Hip-Hop Project, which hopes to clean-up hip-hops grungy image.  And Samantha Aumack went to the closing celebration at Coaches, a local sports bar that meant quite a lot to quite a few people.

Anchors:  Sarah Supple and Louis Etemadi

Producer:  Richard Schaefer

Runs:  18:29

Students in the Broadcast News I at the University of New Mexico produced this version of UNM News.


UNM News, Dec. 9, 2012

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In this edition of UNM News Briana Morfin reports on how decreasing New Mexico Lottery revenues spell trouble for the state’s Lottery Scholarship. Bridget Chavez describes how two ASUNM senators hope that student organization gets another $20 in fees from students next year. On campus protests over Israeli-Hamas fighting got heated, as Nicole Perez reports. And Chelsea Erven profiles UNM’s award-winning photojournalist, Junfu Han.

Anchors:  Jordan Unverzagt and Samantha Aumack

UNM News is produced by broadcast students at the University of New Mexico.

Runs: 14:45


UNM News, Nov. 26, 2012

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In this edition of UNM News. . .  Briana Morfin, Bridget Chavez, Louis Etemadi, and Alyson Alford report that some students voted early and others waited in long lines on Election Day.  Reporters Chelsea Erven and Ryan McGinnis profile local tatoo artist “Spider Loco,” and Jordan Unverzagt and Samantha Aumack Albuquerque’s home-grown “Dia de los Muertos” parade.

Anchors:  Ashley Martinez and Briana Morfin

Runs 9:26

Produced as part of the Communication and Journalism Broadcast News I class at the University of New Mexico

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UNM News, Nov. 23, 2011

In this newscast, Sofia Sanchez reports on the fallout from the failure of the Congressional Supercommittee to make long-term budge cuts.

Adam Camp covers the Lobo Men’s soccer teams first round NCAA win over Duke, UNM hiring Bob Davie as its new football coach, and the men’s basketball team’s hard loss to the New Mexico State Aggies.

And Anthony Roibal reports on a new scholarship program at UNM for Mexican citizens, including undocumented students.

Newscast runs 10:44.   Anchors:  Adam Ornelas and Pol Nikulin.  Producer:  Adam Camp.

UNM News is a web-based news site produced primarily by students in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of New Mexico to serve students, faculty and staff.  


“Occupy Burque” . . . a pictorial history

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by Barron Jones, Oct. 28, 2011

UNM journalism student Barron Jones followed the “Un-Occupy Wall Street” movement from its inception at UNM until its on-again off-again status at the end of October 2011.  (Click on the picture above to watch the 2:11  slideshow.)

UNM News, Oct. 26, 2011

In this newscast, Reporters Josh Huggins, Sofia Sanchez and Barron Jones look at the Occupy Wall Street movement on the UNM campus.

Adriana Sanchez describes why New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez was in the spotlight at the GOP Hispanic Leadership Conference held in Albuquerque.

Pol Nikulin and Adam Ornelas report that local mixed martial arts fighter Matt Leyva scored big for himself and his sport in Albuquerque.

And Adam Camp covers ROTC’s marathon run to bring the game ball to the UNM — NMSU football game.

Newscast runs 16:30;   Anchors:  Adam Camp and Sofia Sanchez;  Producer:  Josh Huggins.