College of Journalism and Mass Communications

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If you want to learn a lot, work hard and have fun doing it, the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications is the place to come. You will get real-world experience and work with faculty at a Big Ten university who believe your story really matters. Start here and learn the skills and ideas that will take you anywhere.

My favorite professor always told me that journalism is the most fun you can have with your clothes on. He was so right! LaSharah Bunting National Digital Editor at The New York Times

How to Apply

Start your story at the CoJMC from day one. If you’re admitted to UNL, you’re admitted to the college. To be eligible for scholarships, select your major—Advertising & Public Relations, Journalism, or Broadcasting—on the undergraduate application and submit it by the application deadline: January 15 for incoming freshmen, February 1 for current or transfer students.

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Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

Two students place in Top Five of Hearst Radio Competition

Tommy Rezac: links to news story Evan Hummel: links to news story Thursday, February 4, 2016

Two University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students placed in the top three in the Hearst Journalism Awards radio competition.

CoJMC to host Springboard Your Career Fair and Social Media Panel

Springbooard Your Career logo: links to news story Thursday, February 4, 2016

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is hosting Springboard Your Career job fair. It’s, an opportunity for students to meet with employers, in Andersen Hall on Friday, March 4 from 1 to 4 p.m.