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…


Tacoma Weekly

"MediaLab Breaks Down the Food Equation"


New Filmmakers New York

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

March 26, 2014


The Puyallup Herald

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

December 25, 2013


The News Tribune

“PLU MediaLab production wins award”

December 18, 2013


PLU Newsroom

“MediaLab Filmmakers Wade Into Global Water Crisis”

October 2013


PLU Newsroom

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

Summer 2013


Business Wired

“Business Wire Gives Back with Contribution to Journalism Scholarship”

June 24, 2013


PLU Newsroom

“My journey into compassion fatigue”

March 1, 2012


Tacoma Weekly

“PLU’s MediaLab Examines ‘Compassion Fatigue’”

February 16, 2012


The News Tribune

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

October 8, 2011



“Documentary Explores Fatigue Among ‘Helping Professions’”

October 7, 2011


The PLU Experience

“New MediaLab film explains ‘Compassion Fatigue’ ”

October 1, 2011


The Peninsula Gateway

“PLU students nominated for ‘Oil Literacy’ documentary”

May 18, 2011


The Peninsula Gateway

“Filmmaker to screen Katrina-based feature”

April 11, 2011


The PLU Experience

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

March 1, 2011


The PLU Experience

“Understanding oil”

October 22, 2010


The News Tribune

“PLU's MediaLab film wins Emmy honor”

July 19, 2010


The Tacoma Weekly

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

April 20, 2010


Juneau Empire

“Student Filmmaker Earns Recognition”

February 21, 2010


The Tacoma Weekly

“Pin–pointing the 'Point of Entry'”

October 07, 2009


The PLU Experience

“MediaLab wins Emmy award”

June 15, 2009


South Whidbey Record

“Freeland grad wins regional Emmy award for documentary”

June 06, 2009


School of Arts and Communication

“MediaLab at PLU wins Emmy Award”

June 01, 2009


The PLU Experience

“Documentary follows drug, weapons trade”

September 29, 2008


Tacoma Weekly

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

October 01, 2008


Tacoma Weekly

“PLU documentary presents untold stories of ALCAN”

October 31, 2007