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"Wounds of Whiteclay" wins Kennedy grand prize


If you want to learn a lot, work hard and have fun doing it, the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications is the place to come. You will get real-world experience and work with faculty at a Big Ten university who believe your story really matters. Start here and learn the skills and ideas that will take you anywhere.

Find yourself a good agency to be in because when you’re in the right agency – the right opportunity, the right people to work with – you’ll create work. It’ll make you do the work that will make you be in high demand. Kristine Johnson Evening Anchor at CBS 2

How to Apply

Start your story at the CoJMC from day one. If you’re admitted to UNL, you’re admitted to the college. To be eligible for scholarships, select your major—Advertising & Public Relations, Journalism, or Broadcasting—on the undergraduate application and submit it by the application deadline: January 15 for incoming freshmen, February 1 for current or transfer students.

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Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

Fuller recognized by Adweek

Stacy Fuller July 11, 2017 - 1:00pm

Stacy Fuller, a College of Journalism and Mass Communications alum, has been included in Adweek’s annual list of Powerful Women in Sports. The list is comprised of 35 executives and influencers who are winning over the next generation of fans and starting strong partnerships with brands.

CoJMC receives 18 Hearst Awards

Hearst Award June 28, 2017 - 7:45am

Fifteen students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications won a total of 18 awards during the 2016-2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition.

“The college is enormously proud of our students’ accomplishments during this year’s Hearst Competition,” said Dean Maria Marron. “The Hearst Competition are the equivalent of the Pulitzers of collegiate journalism. Our students’ success is an immense achievement that speaks volumes about the talent and dedication of our students and about the faculty who coach and prepare them for the competition.”