Alumni News

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Jordon to be honored by Omaha Press Club
Feb 14 2017 - 10:45am

Steve Jordon, a 1968 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumnus, will be honored March 18 as the Omaha Press Club’s next Face on the Barroom Floor. Jordon has worked as an Omaha World-Herald reporter for 50 years and covers Warren Buffett for the newspaper.


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McMahon to film independent movie in Fremont, Nebraska
Jan 31 2017 - 10:00am

by Savanah Baker

Kevin McMahon, a College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumnus, will work as a location manager and unit production manager for an independent movie being filmed in Fremont, Nebraska, Feb. 1-12.


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Hirt named one of ten must-know writers in media
Jan 19 2017 - 3:00pm

by Savanah Baker

Jane Hirt, a 1989 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumna, was selected by LinkedIn Top Voices 2016 as one of the 10 must-know writers in media.


Jennifer Brinkman, 1993 graduate, was elected Lancaster County Commissioner on Nov. 8. 
Brinkman elected to Lancaster County Commission
Dec 2 2016 - 7:30am

Jennifer Brinkman won the 2016 County Commissioner–District 2 election with a campaign focused on economic development, expanding access to health and safety services in the county, and creating a task force to address aging roads and bridges.


Shelley Smith, ESPN analyst and UNL CoJMC alumnus, received the WISE Women of Inspiration and Sports Journalist of the Year awards.
Smith receives WISE Women of Inspiration, Sports Journalist of the Year awards
Nov 17 2016 - 7:15am

by Savanah Baker

Shelley Smith, current ESPN correspondent and a University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumnus, has been selected to receive the 2016 Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Women of Inspiration Award and the Sports Journalist of the Year by the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation.


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Holman, Hachtmann chosen for Alumni Masters Week
Nov 9 2016 - 8:45am

by Stacie Sikora and Savanah Baker

Margaret Holman was chosen to represent the College of Journalism and Mass Communications for Alumni Masters Week while Dr. Frauke Hachtmann was chosen by the Nebraska Athletic Department as its Alumni Master.


CoJMC alumnus and local broadcaster Dodson dies at 74
Nov 2 2016 - 1:45pm

by Savanah Baker

H. Roger Dodson, local broadcaster and University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumnus, died Oct. 26, 2016. He was 74.


Ben Kreimer setting up a drone.
Storytelling with technology: CoJMC alumnus Ben Kreimer
Nov 2 2016 - 7:00am

By Karley Powell, advertising and public relations student

Drones, 360 video and virtual reality are tools being used by journalists all over the world. University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumnus Ben Kreimer uses these tools as his medium for sharing his true passion for storytelling.


Professor Frauke Hachtmann
Hachtmann selected as UNL Athletics Alumni Master
Oct 28 2016 - 6:45am

Associate dean and CoJMC alumna, Frauke Hachtmann, has been selected by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Athletics as the 2016 Alumni Master. 


Alumni Master Margaret Holman
The 2016 CoJMC Alumni Master is Margaret Holman
Oct 12 2016 - 6:30am

Margaret Holman, president of Holman Consulting, has been selected as the 2016 CoJMC Alumni Master. Margaret will be honored on campus during Masters Week, Nov. 9-12. 


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