#ReesePitch: Pitch Day Spring 2018

Apr 27 2018

UNC School of Media and Journalism students had a taste of working in a start-up accelerator during the semester in Teaching Associate Professor Kate Sheppard‘s “MEJO 463: Creating Tomorrow’s Products.” The entrepreneurial course culminated in “Pitch Day” on April 20 when the student teams pitched their digital product ideas to a panel of guest judges […]

#ReesePitch: Fall 2017

Dec 04 2017

Four teams from “MEJO 463: News Lab: Creating Tomorrow’s News Products,” presented their new media startup ideas to a panel of judges on Friday. The class was taught by Jeremy Gockel, who is the Director of Team Development and Intrapreneurship at McClatchy. You can read the team’s pitches on the Reese News Lab projects page. Thanks […]

#ReesePitch: Spring 2017

Apr 25 2017

If you missed the Spring 2017 Pitch Day, here’s our recap of what happened!

Using discipline in product development

Feb 01 2017

Thanks to UNC’s Minor in Entrepreneurship, we had a chance to visit last week with Shiva Rajaraman, who has been a leader of product teams at YouTube, Google and Spotify. When I think about Shiva's visit I keep coming back to one word: discipline. Too often, I think we wrongly see discipline as the enemy […]

What you missed at #ReesePitch

Dec 15 2016

On December 2, the Fall 2016 class and intern teams of the Reese News Lab pitched their ideas to a panel of media professionals, startup execs, and other judges. Here’s what happened.

Meet our new Interim Director!

Oct 05 2016

We’re excited to have Steven King, a long-time friend of the Lab, with us this fall as the Interim Director of Reese News Lab.

Reese News Lab wins Knight News Challenge

Jul 22 2015

The Reese News Lab in the UNC School of Media and Journalism has been awarded $150,000 in the Knight News Challenge for Campaign Hound, a searchable archive and alert service that enables users to monitor political speeches remotely.

Legal Stats wins third place at Carolina Challenge

Mar 27 2015

The team wins $2,000 in university-wide entrepreneurship competition.

Happening now: Reese News Lab Pitch Day

Nov 14 2014

Watch it live online.