CoJMC News

UNL PRSSA Bateman team places third in national finals

May 22 2017 - 4:15pm

by Alli Inglebright

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) won third place in the 2017 Bateman Case Study Competition in Chicago. The team received $1,500 and a plaque. This is the third year the CoJMC has had a Bateman team.

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Connolly and Yen selected for Dow Jones News Fund internship program
May 17 2017 - 2:30pm

Lynn Yen and Aidan Connolly, senior journalism students, at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, are participating in the Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) internship program this summer.


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Kessler qualifies for Hearst National Championship
May 16 2017 - 12:15pm

Calla Kessler, a senior journalism student in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, is a finalist in the Hearst Photojournalism Competition for her photo story “Fostering a Future” and a variety of news, portrait and sports photos taken throughout the year. Kessler has qualified for the national championship held May 29 – June 2, in San Francisco. She was one of six students selected from 197 entries received nationwide.


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Brown-Hulme wins Hearst Profile Writing, Rausch places eighth
May 4 2017 - 2:00pm

by Savanah Baker

Lauren Brown-Hulme, a junior political science and journalism student in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, won the Hearst Personality/Profile Writing Competition with her story Shepherd of the Streets. Brown-Hulme received a $2,600 award and qualified for the national championship held May 29 – June 2, in San Francisco. She was one of 10 students selected from 114 entries submitted from 62 schools nationwide.


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CoJMC hosts first Adobe Creative Jam
May 3 2017 - 12:15pm

by Alli Inglebright

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications hosted an Adobe Creative Jam on Thursday, April 27, at Andersen Hall. This was the first time the Creative Jam was hosted on UNL’s campus, and the event drew competitors from multiple disciplines.


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CoJMC receives Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Wounds of Whiteclay
May 1 2017 - 3:00pm

By Savanah Baker and Alli Inglebright

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications was awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award from the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation for Human Rights on Monday, May 1. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in journalism at the collegiate level that focuses on social injustices and human rights. Only one school receives the award each year. The CoJMC was recognized for its work Wounds of Whiteclay.


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Cordes, Hansen win 2016 Thomas C. Sorensen Award
Apr 28 2017 - 4:30pm

Henry Cordes and Matt Hansen of the Omaha World-Herald were selected for the 2016 Thomas C. Sorensen Award for their investigative series into Goodwill Omaha.


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Dean Marron receives L.J. Hortin Distinguished Alumna Award
Apr 26 2017 - 4:00pm

Maria Marron, dean of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was honored with the L.J. Hortin Distinguished Alumna Award by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University, April 20.


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Three students win grand prizes at National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition
Apr 3 2017 - 10:45am

by Savanah Baker

Three grand prize trophies were awarded to University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications broadcasting students at the 2016-17 National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition in New York City, March 25. Winners were recognized at the awards ceremony of the National Broadcasting Society-AERho 75th national convention.


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Five students place across four Hearst Awards
Mar 31 2017 - 11:45am

by Savanah Baker

Five students from the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications have placed in the top 20 across four Hearst Journalism Awards competitions. Students in the top five receive a monetary award, while students who place sixth through 10th receive a certificate of merit.


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Starita to receive 2017 Chief Standing Bear Humanitarian Award
Mar 21 2017 - 3:15pm

Nebraska’s Professor Joe Starita has been selected as the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs (NCIA) 2017 Chief Standing Bear Humanitarian Award recipient.


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