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 CoJMC helped me where I needed it and let me figure out what I needed to figure out on my own. Caleb Jensen Creative Director at Wieden+Kennedy

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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Matt Waite to Present at the Arab Media Forum in Dubai

Matt Waite Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Matt Waite, professor of practice in journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been invited to present at the Arab Media Forum sponsored by the Dubai Press Club.

Dean Marron re-appointed AEJMC Educator editor

CoJMC Dean Maria Marron Monday, March 23, 2015

Dr. Maria B. Marron, Dean of UNL’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications has been selected to serve as editor of Journalism and Mass Communication Educator.  Marron will officially begin her second four-year term as editor of the quarterly journal on Oct. 1, 2015.