Dean Shari Veil
Dean's Update July
Jul 29 2020 - 5:15pm
Dear Alumni and Friends of CoJMC, I am delighted to write to you for the first time as dean of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. I am grateful to Interim Dean Amy Struthers for her leadership the last two and a half years and am thankful for her partnership during the transition. Amy’s steady hand and dedication to all members of the CoJMC family guided the college through a time of great uncertainty.

USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative
New partnership brings election cybersecurity initiative to Nebraska
Jul 24 2020 - 8:45am

In June 2020, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications joined the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center (NGTC). The Center, housed in the College of Law, was established in partnership with the Colleges of Business and Engineering in February 2020. The Center was founded to examine the ever-changing relationship between law and technology. 

UNL student wearing face mask
Preparing for the Fall 2020 Semester 
Jul 22 2020 - 3:45pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications will welcome students back to Andersen Hall for the fall 2020 semester. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications will welcome students back to Andersen Hall for the fall 2020 semester. The college has been hard at work updating our facilities, policies and procedures to ensure a safe learning environment. 

Jess Rustad
Alumni Spotlight: Jess Rustad, '05
Jul 22 2020 - 12:15pm

Name: Jess Rustad (Kinser)
Grad Year:
Current Position: Director of Communications and Marketing, Farmers Mutual of Nebraska
Current Location:
Lincoln, NE

Alexandria Leavenworth
Alumni Spotlight: Alexandria Leavenworth '17
Jul 22 2020 - 11:15am

Name: Alexandria Leavenworth
Grad Year: 2017
Program: Master of Arts, Integrated Media and Communications
Current Position: Promotion Manager, KSBW 8 & Central Coast ABC at Hearst Television
Current Location: Monterey, CA

Alex Wunrow
Alumni Spotlight: Alex Wunrow, '14
Jul 22 2020 - 10:00am

Name: Alex Wunrow
Grad Year: 2014
Major: Advertising and Public Relations
Current Position: Digital Media Manager, New York City Comptroller
Current Location: Brooklyn, NY

Nathan Bacon
Senior broadcasting student creates Alexa flash briefing for Nebraska News Service
Jul 11 2020 - 5:45pm

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism student has created a new communication tool for the college’s statewide wire service.

Nathan Bacon is a part of the Nebraska News Service internship program this summer through the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. 


Andy Fairbairn
Obituary: Andy Fairbairn
Jul 11 2020 - 3:15pm

March 19, 1973 - July 4, 2020

Student conducting socially distanced interview for the Jacht Ad  Agency.
Summer internship program helps college’s students and industry partners
Jun 30 2020 - 4:45pm

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Nebraska in the Spring of 2020, many College of Journalism and Mass Communications students lost their summer jobs and internships. Simultaneously many news outlets and businesses were struggling to keep up with the rapidly unfolding situation.

Jill Martin, assistant professor of practice in journalism, saw an opportunity to help students and improve coverage and communications about the Pandemic in Nebraska

Cheryl Butler
Obituary: Cheryl Butler
Jun 29 2020 - 3:45pm

Cheryl Butler, who retired in 2004 from The Washington Post as director of recruiting and hiring for the newsroom, died May 21 at a hospital in Lewes, Del. She was 75.