Alumni News

Piette and Weber, The History Factory
CoJMC graduate uses alumni channels to network and secure job
Jul 26 2017 - 11:15am

Upon graduation, students face the daunting task of finding a job that will kick-start their careers. The process of finding and applying for positions across the country can be overwhelming for new applicants. But connecting with fellow Husker alumni can make the process easier and less painful for new graduates.


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Scholarship honors Nebraska alumnus and legendary sports communicator Fox Bryant
Jul 6 2017 - 8:00am

“The sports information legend who practically invented the profession,” is how the Lincoln Journal Star described Nebraska journalism alumnus Don “Fox” Bryant in a 2014 article about his life.

Bryant, who enjoyed a long and notable career in communications and administration with Nebraska athletics, has now been honored with a named scholarship fund at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. 


Don Ferguson
All for the love of journalism
May 4 2017 - 1:45pm

Alumnus passes on a legacy to future journalists and professional communicators

High school students who wish to encounter real-life journalism experiences, skills and careers are the reason Nebraska alumnus Donald L. Ferguson of Palm Springs, California, has announced a generous planned gift to the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. The bequest will provide support for the college’s Explore Media program.


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Shively named Saltdogs' director of communications and broadcasting
Apr 25 2017 - 2:30pm

Michael Shively, a 2016 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications alumnus, has been named the Lincoln Saltdogs’ new Director of Broadcasting and Communications. Shively’s responsibilities include being the “Voice of the Saltdogs” and broadcasting every game of the 2017 season.


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Pinnow named Champion of PR
Mar 31 2017 - 9:30am

Brienna Pinnow, a 2007 UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications advertising alumna, was named a 2017 Champion of PR by PR Week. This award honors 40 women who work in marketing and communications positions, serve as mentors to women on their team and help define their company as sough-after employers of the future.


Wirth to be inducted into Nebraska Women Journalists Hall of Fame
Mar 28 2017 - 11:00am

Eileen Wirth, a 1968 UNL College of Journalism & Mass Communications alumna, will be inducted into the Marian Andersen Nebraska Women Journalists Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 29, in North Platte. Wirth will be recognized during Nebraska Press Women’s 2017 spring convention noon luncheon.


Jody Lamp
Lamp announces release of co-authored book
Mar 27 2017 - 12:30pm

by Savanah Baker

Jody Lamp, a 1993 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications alumna, and Melody Dobson, co-founders of the American Doorstop Project, have announced the release of their book “A History of Nebraska Agriculture: A Life Worth Living,” for June 2017.


Michael Gettino and Sarah Gettino Owens
Gettino family creates scholarship for aspiring communicators at UNL
Mar 5 2017 - 8:30am

Students pursuing a career in the advertising or public relations field at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will be aided by a new scholarship established by Michael Gettino and his daughter, Sarah Gettino Owens, who are both alumni of the university.


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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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