College of Journalism and Mass Communications

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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.

The people in this college are passionate about what they’re doing. Sophie Tatum Broadcasting major

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.

UNL wins Three National SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

Chris Heady, Mara Klecker, and Faiz Siddiqui Friday, May 8, 2015

The Society of Professional Journalists recently recognized the 2014 National Mark of Excellence Awards winners. UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications students won 3 awards in three different categories.

UNL Campaigns Class Creates Branding for Fox Sports Live

CoJMC Students prepare for FOX Sports Live to come to campus Monday, May 4, 2015
The University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications advertising and public relations capstone course worked with FOX Sports to enhance Millennials’ brand experience with its flagship sports show FOX Sports Live.