PRSA Nebraska, the Nebraska chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, awarded a $500 scholarship to Benjamin Preston of Omaha.
July 16, 2013
Haley Herzog is one of 71 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students who will participate in the 25th annual Nebraska at Oxford Program July 21-Aug. 17 at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England.
June 21, 2013
Colby Dolan, of Minden, Neb., and Adam Kroft, of Lincolnshire, Ill., were awarded two new scholarships for students with summer 2013 internships. Dolan and Kroft are studying advertising and public relations in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dolan was awarded a $2,500 J. Steve Davis Scholarship and Kroft was awarded a $1,000 Kris Malkoski Scholarship.
Robby Korth, Jacy Marmaduke and Morgan Spiehs will participate this summer in a national investigative reporting project on state gun control efforts and gun rights issues as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia reporting initiative.
Sue Burzynski Bullard, an associate professor of journalism, is heading to India in March to teach a series of journalism workshops. She is part of a seven-person team assembled by the Poynter Institute to conduct the workshops for Indian editors and journalism educators.
Brianna Foster is one of only 12 top students to earn a CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship. The workshop will be held at Capitol Broadcasting Company's WRAL-TV (ABC) in Raleigh, N.C., and the University of North Carolina March 12-16.
Bobby Cainan Calvan will cover underreported diversity issues in the state thanks to a grant from the Ford Foundation. Calvan will focus media coverage on minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities in Nebraska beginning in March.
The UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association honored eight CoJMC faculty and staff at an annual recognition ceremony on Feb. 7. Certificates of recognition for contributions to students were given during the ceremony.
Faiz Siddiqui placed fifth in the Hearst sports writing competition for "Astronomical Odds," the story of a 16-year-old whose Major League Baseball dream went awry after three wild pitches. Siddiqui's reporting is one of many stories coming out of depth-reporting trip to the Dominican Republic during the holiday break.
The 22nd Winter Olympics is the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications graduate’s fourth Olympic games in the broadcast booth. Kugler is doing play-by-play for Westwood One Radio for long track speed skating and is also co-hosting a two-hour nightly talk show about the games.
Throughout the spring semester, 11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students will be covering Nebraska’s growing refugee and immigrant communities, telling stories and giving voice to some of the state’s newest residents. Welcome to the new staff.
Feb. 8 — Senior advertising and public relations major Wyn Wiley of Lincoln took home the Nebraska ADDY® Awards top honor - Best of Show. Overall, students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications won 10 ADDY® Awards and a special judge’s citation.
The American Advertising Federation has selected University of Nebraska-Lincoln advertising and public relations student Jessica Robertson of Aledo, Texas, for its Most Promising Minority Student Program. Robertson travels to New York City to accept the award Feb. 11-14.