Gretchen Parker McCartney
Gretchen Parker McCartney is director of media relations for the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Prior to joining USC in 2010, she was a reporter for Us Weekly and a writer for The Associated Press and newspapers in Florida and Texas. Her work has appeared in publications all over the world; most recently, she was a regular contributor to National Geographic Magazine.
Stories by Gretchen Parker McCartney:
USC Annenberg class focuses on creating news for people who have never read a newspaper
Why the next generation of news consumers — the “future audience,” as a USC professor puts it — has no attachment to the way news organizations have always worked.
Alumna excels as TV journalist by staying true to herself, and her ‘loud personality’
Frances Wang’s ability to connect with people leads to success at a Sacramento station.
USC Annenberg Professor Josh Kun awarded prestigious Berlin Prize
The onetime ‘genius grant’ honoree will study the effect of immigration on music.
Travel abroad, go behind the scenes: Maymester goes summer school one better
Students at several USC schools plan to study everything from geology in Argentina and food activism in Mexico to salon culture in Paris.
PBS’ Independent Lens to focus on juvenile justice reform
USC professor’s documentary inspires a new digital series about a teen tried as an adult in Tennessee.
Society of Professional Journalists honors students’ stories
The Mark of Excellence Awards recognize compelling work in news, sports and in-depth reporting.
Meet Robert Hernandez, the ‘mad scientist of journalism’
The USC Annenberg professor, who uses emerging technology to tell a story, will be honored by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Willow Bay stays ahead of the curve
USC Annenberg School of Journalism director recalls the path that led from modeling to an MBA and much more in and out of newsrooms.
What happened to last year’s flood of Central American minors?
In-depth series by USC Annenberg student journalists, GlobalPost and Fusion tells the stories of young migrants.
Shriver, Amanpour deliver commencement addresses to USC Annenberg graduates
As part of USC’s 129th Commencement ceremonies, the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism celebrated the conferral of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to 872 students today.