CoJMC News

CoJMC 2nd in Hearst competition

May 26 2017 - 4:30pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has won second place overall in the national 2017 Hearst Intercollegiate Journalism Awards.

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Ben Kreimer setting up a drone.
Storytelling with technology: CoJMC alumnus Ben Kreimer
Nov 2 2016 - 7:00am

By Karley Powell, advertising and public relations student

Drones, 360 video and virtual reality are tools being used by journalists all over the world. University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumnus Ben Kreimer uses these tools as his medium for sharing his true passion for storytelling.


Cover of book showing a photo of Susan La Flesche
Starita writes book on first Native American doctor, available now
Oct 25 2016 - 3:15pm

by Savanah Baker

Susan La Flesche became the first Native American doctor in the United States, but only after breaking down thick walls of ethnic, racial and gender prejudice. Professor Joe Starita wrote the book “A Warrior of the People,” to draw attention to La Flesche’s accomplishments and to bring light to the American West’s history through the eyes of a woman.


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CoJMC and CBA students attend Society of American Business Editors and Writers conference
Oct 13 2016 - 10:45am

by Joe Weber

Students in the Financial Communications course, a joint effort of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the College of Business Administration, took in the sites in New York City and deepened their knowledge about business and financial journalism and investor relations in a trip to the fall 2016 conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers on Oct. 6 and 7.


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UNL's first team from CoJMC competes in Adobe Analytics Challenge
Oct 12 2016 - 9:30am

by Savanah Baker

A graduate student team from the College of Journalism & Mass Communications, assisted by Professor Valerie Jones, is participating in the Adobe Analytics Challenge (AAC).


Jacht Ad Lab's door surrounded by hanging lights
Jacht Ad Lab enters seventh year in CoJMC program
Oct 11 2016 - 1:30pm

by Savanah Baker

Jacht Ad Lab is in its seventh year as part of the College of Journalism & Mass Communications’ class choices, helping to create more qualified and experienced candidates for the work field.


The 360-degree video and photo rig being set up for a shot
CoJMC introduces 360-degree video, virtual reality modules into Visual Communication program
Sep 22 2016 - 4:45pm
Students start by learning the basics of visual communication, including storytelling and how the technology works in the first two classes. Then they have the opportunity to choose which advanced modules they would like to take.

acclaimed WWI historian Mitchell Yockelson
CoJMC to host General Pershing talk by acclaimed WWI historian Mitchell Yockelson
Sep 20 2016 - 3:30pm

Nationally acclaimed historian and author Mitchell Yockelson will discuss World War I General John J. Pershing in a free presentation at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Tuesday, Oct. 11. UNL’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Department of History are hosting Yockelson’s visit.


CoJMC faculty and staff enjoy BBQ
CoJMC students gather for the CoJMC Backyard BBQ
Sep 7 2016 - 3:00pm

CoJMC students came out last Wednesday for the CoJMC Backyard BBQ on the Holman Plaza outside Andersen Hall. With the recently completed Centennial Mall open, students, faculty and staff got to know each other over hamburgers, hot dogs and cookies.


Professor Joe Starita
Starita directs his Native American interest into publications
Sep 2 2016 - 12:30pm

A fascination for Native American culture developed at a young age for Joe Starita. His lifelong passion has translated into multiple Native American publications, including the upcoming book, "A Warrior of the People."


Matt Waite
CoJMC's Drone Journalism Lab launches drone operations manual
Sep 1 2016 - 11:30am

To help newsrooms get started using drones for journalism, the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is releasing the “The Drone Journalism Lab Operations Manual,” a guide that covers everything from pre-flight checklists to ethical considerations.


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