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.

The CoJMC helped me where I needed it and let me figure out what I needed to figure out on my own. Caleb Jensen Creative Director at Wieden+Kennedy

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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Student broadcasting work earns national NCAA honors

NCAA dot com Monday, October 20, 2014
Michael Shively, Bailey Neel, Ryan Swanigan and Jon Kipper have earned "Student Radio Call of the Week" honors. The NCAA selects the best radio calls of the college football season and features them on the website.

ADPR students win 3% Student Competition

3% Student Comptetition poster Thursday, October 16, 2014
Amanda Walla and Samee Callahan have been selected as one pair of 10 winners in the 3% Student Competition. The top 10 winners (20 students total because they worked in pairs) won tickets to The 3% Conference in San Francisco Nov. 3-4.