Press Room

The successes of MediaLab and its members have generated significant news coverage, heightening the profile of the organization, the School of Arts & Communication and Pacific Lutheran University. Here are a few of the articles that have helped create and sustain the buzz about MediaLab…

PLU Newsroom

Living on the Edge is the story of a community, North Cove in southwest Washington, who are experiencing extreme rates of coastal erosion.”

PLU Newsroom
April 11, 2019

PLU Newsroom

“PLU students, alumni collectively earn four Emmy nominations for work in student media”

PLU Newsroom
May 8, 2018

Tacoma Weekly

“PLU MediaLab tackles diversity in new documentary series”

Tacoma Weekly
March 29, 2018

Students sitting in auditorium
PLU Newsroom

“MediaLab explores issues of diversity with premiere of documentary series, ‘A World of Difference’”

PLU Newsroom
January 29, 2018

Sedalia Democrat

“Sedalia first stop in documentary about diversity across the U.S.”

Sedalia Democrat
May 30, 2017

PLU Newsroom

“MediaLab’s ‘Changing Currents’ nominated for Emmy”

PLU Newsroom
May 4, 2017

Watertown Daily Times

“Changing Currents documentary has East Coast premiere Saturday in Clayton”

Watertown Daily Times
April 28, 2017

Student holding pencil
PLU Newsroom

“PLU’s MediaLab wins 2017 National Broadcasting Society Award”

PLU Newsroom
April 6, 2017

Tacoma Weekly

“Newest MediaLab film warns of troubled waters”

Tacoma Weekly
November 3, 2016

Tacoma Weekly

“PLU’s MediaLab looks back, looks ahead”

Tacoma Weekly
October 27, 2016

PLU Newsroom

“Newest MediaLab documentary film, set to premiere Nov. 12, warns PLU community and beyond about troubled waters”

PLU Newsroom
October 24, 2016

PLU Newsroom

“MediaLab reminisces on a decade of service, invites alumni to mark anniversary with fundraising event at Tacoma Art Museum”

PLU Newsroom
October 17, 2016

The Peninsula Gateway

10th annual Donkey Creek Chum Festival introduces new short film about location”

The Peninsula Gateway
September 14, 2016

The Seattle Times

“In filmmaking quest, students gather tips on how to make the most of college”

The Seattle Times
November 9, 2015

Tacoma Weekly

“MediaLab Breaks Down the Food Equation”

Tacoma Weekly
October 24, 2014

New Filmmakers New York

“On Wednesday, March 26th, NewFilmmakers ends its Winter Season with a Documentary Series and two Short Film Programs.”

New Filmmakers New York
March 26, 2014

The Puyallup Herald

“PLU’s MediaLab documentary team wins prestigious Accolade award”

The Puyallup Herald
December 25, 2013

The News Tribune

“PLU MediaLab production wins award”

The News Tribune
December 18, 2013

PLU Newsroom

“MediaLab Filmmakers Wade Into Global Water Crisis”

PLU Newsroom
October 2013

PLU Newsroom

“Diving into ‘Tapped Out: Unearthing the Global Water Crisis’”

PLU Newsroom
Summer 2013

Business Wired

“Business Wire Gives Back with Contribution to Journalism Scholarship”

Business Wired
June 24, 2013

PLU Newsroom

“My journey into compassion fatigue”

PLU Newsroom
March 1, 2012

Tacoma Weekly

“PLU’s MediaLab Examines ‘Compassion Fatigue’”

Tacoma Weekly
February 16, 2012

The News Tribune

“Film explores the cost of ‘compassion fatigue’ on relief workers”

The News Tribune
October 8, 2011

NPR

“Documentary Explores Fatigue Among ‘Helping Professions’”

NPR
October 7, 2011

The PLU Experience

“New MediaLab film explains ‘Compassion Fatigue’ ”

The PLU Experience
October 1, 2011

The Peninsula Gateway

“PLU students nominated for ‘Oil Literacy’ documentary”

The Peninsula Gateway
May 18, 2011

The Peninsula Gateway

“Filmmaker to screen Katrina-based feature”

The Peninsula Gateway
April 11, 2011

The PLU Experience

“PLU’s MediaLab takes on ‘compassion fatigue’”

The PLU Experience
March 1, 2011

The PLU Experience

“Understanding oil”

The PLU Experience
October 22, 2010

The News Tribune

“PLU’s MediaLab film wins Emmy honor”

The News Tribune
July 19, 2010

The Tacoma Weekly

“Pacific Lutheran University’s MediaLab Set to Premiere New Documentary”

The Tacoma Weekly
April 20, 2010

Juneau Empire

“Student Filmmaker Earns Recognition”

Juneau Empire
February 21, 2010

The Tacoma Weekly

“Pin–pointing the ‘Point of Entry’”

The Tacoma Weekly
October 07, 2009

The PLU Experience

“MediaLab wins Emmy award”

The PLU Experience
June 15, 2009

South Whidbey Record

“Freeland grad wins regional Emmy award for documentary”

South Whidbey Record
June 06, 2009

School of Arts and Communication

“MediaLab at PLU wins Emmy Award”

School of Arts and Communication
June 01, 2009

The PLU Experience

“Documentary follows drug, weapons trade”

The PLU Experience
September 29, 2008

Tacoma Weekly

“PLU documentary presents untold stories of ALCAN”

Tacoma Weekly
October 31, 2007

Tacoma Weekly

“PLU students premiere documentary on guns, drugs and violence”

Tacoma Weekly
October 1, 2008