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.

My favorite professor always told me that journalism is the most fun you can have with your clothes on. He was so right! LaSharah Bunting National Digital Editor at The New York Times

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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CoJMC wins SPJ Mark of Excellence awards

Junior Tommy Rezac, senior Joy Carey, and senior Chris Heady May 18, 2016 - 11:15am

University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students won one national Mark of Excellence award and two finalist awards in the Mark of Excellence Awards competition by the Society of Professional Journalists.

Students place in top 10 of Hearst multimedia team competition

CoJMC students Mara Klecker and Sierra Ramsay May 18, 2016 - 11:00am

University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications students Sierra Ramsay and Mara Klecker placed ninth in the Hearst Journalism Awards Team Multimedia competition.