Alumni News

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

Michael Shively, a 2016 University of Nerbaska–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.


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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.


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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.


Jane Hirt
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

by Savanah Baker

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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