Three CoJMC students will participate in News21 this summer

News 21 fellows
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.

Bullard to teach in India

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 selected for national diversity fellowship

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.

Heartland Project to examine diversity in Nebraska

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.

Eight honored for contributions to students

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 places fifth in Hearst sports writing competition

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.

Journalism alumnus works fourth Olympic games

Kevin Kugler/Sochi Olympics
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.

Meet the spring 2014 Mosaic reporting class

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.

CoJMC students win American Advertising Awards

CoJMC at the ADDY Awards
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.

UNL student earns spot in national minority student program

Jessica Robertson
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.