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 people in this college are passionate about what they’re doing. Sophie Tatum Broadcasting major

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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UNL CoJMC places fourth in the nation in Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Hearst Awards trophies Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications placed fourth in the nation the 2014-2015 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Currently, 108 accredited undergraduate journalism schools are eligible to participate in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

CoJMC students to produce live coverage of 2015 State Games of America

State Games of America 2015 logo Monday, June 22, 2015
University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students will be on the ground covering the 2015 State Games of America in Lincoln and Omaha as part of a two-week, intensive course.