Where RU Now?

In 2022, the Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies will celebrities its 50th anniversary. As part of this celebration, the second-year class is producing a podcast series where they connect with alumni that have gone through the School over the last 50 years. In Where RU You Now? listeners have the opportunity to hear from former students and current media practitioners about what life is like in the industry, where they find themselves at in this present time, and share some of their favorite anecdotes of being a student in the School. You will also hear from current students about why they chose Rhodes JMS.
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4 Episodes

The Prelude Before The Story

In the first episode of Where RU Now? member of the 2022 second-year journalism class, Cassandra Scheepers introduces gives us a glimpse at what the School of Journalism and Media Studies have lined up for the 50th-anniversary celebration program, which they celebrate this year. Heads of the School and other…
Season 1 / Episode 1 9 min

The Then and Now

In the second episode of Where RU Now? host, Nikita Baloyi, a member of the second-year podcasting class at Rhodes University, introduces us to three stories told by fellow class members Siya Hhlebani, Lance Myburgh and Mihle Mdashe and how they experienced Rhodes University as first years in 2021. This…
Season 1 / Episode 15 18 min

The School of JMS: First year to graduation

In this episode, we hear from people in three different stages of a similar journey. First, the second-year students. Second, is the current graduating class. And lastly, someone who has already graduated from the school of Journalism and Media Studies. Past and present, we hear how the School of Journalism…
Season 1 / Episode 16 16 min

Goal orientated

In this episode of Where RU Now? we hear stories of current second-year students who always had one goal: to study journalism. Although some do not necessarily want to be journalists, studying journalism is one way to become artists in their own right! In this episode, how their roads led…
Season 1 / Episode 17 16 min