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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Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

Matt Waite Invited to Inaugural Al Jazeera Event

Matt Waite Monday, November 24, 2014
Matt Waite is one of 90 individuals chosen to participate in a media innovation hackathon sponsored by Al Jazeera in Doha, Qatar. Waite was one of 1,000 applicants and learned of his acceptance in late October.

Faiz Siddiqui finishes first in Hearst feature writing competition

Faiz Siddiqui Monday, November 24, 2014
Faiz Siddiqui placed first in the Hearst feature writing competition for his story titled, "Saving Sisay." This represents Siddiqui’s fourth top-five Hearst award. He was a runner-up in the national writing championship in 2013.