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 classroom experience mixed with the professional experience I got at the college and the Daily Nebraskan really prepared me for what I do now. Jeff Zeleny Senior Washington Correspondent

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.

Professor Sue Bullard named finalist in AEJMC GIFT competition

Sue Bullard June 30, 2016 - 9:30pm

University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications associate professor Sue Bullard was chosen as one of 15 finalists in the 2016 AEJMC Great Ideas for Teachers (GIFT) competition.

Meet the Fall 2016 Omaha World-Herald Fellows

Omaha World-Herald logo June 30, 2016 - 9:30pm

The Omaha World-Herald chose four University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students to work as fellows at the newspaper this fall.