Jacht Press Release

Jacht Agency announces new members for Fall 2021

Apr 6 2021 - 5:00pm

Jacht Agency is proud to announce its crew for fall 2021. The crew is composed of both new and returning student “Jachters” from diverse backgrounds and disciplines at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Jacht provides students with real-world experience that extends beyond classroom instruction by giving students opportunities to work in a real advertising agency setting.

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Two alumni named Ad Rookies of the Year

Apr 5 2021 - 9:45am

Alumni Tyler Loebig and Madeline Christensen, both from Kearney, NE, were honored by AAF Lincoln as the Ad Rookies of the Year. Christensen graduated from UNL in 2017 with a degree in Journalism and Graphic Design. Loebig graduated from UNL in 2020 with a degree in Advertising and Relations, as well as Graphic Design. 

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Conard to receive Roy and Catherine Yaley Student Leadership Award

Mar 28 2021 - 7:45am

Junior advertising and public relations and communication studies double major, Emily Conard, will receive the Roy and Catherine Yaley Student Leadership Award from the Nebraska Alumni Association. 

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Recent faculty accomplishments: April 2021

Mar 28 2021 - 7:15am

College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty have achieved several noteworthy accomplishments in April 2021. 

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Dean's Update March 2021

Mar 22 2021 - 3:30pm

Spring has sprung, and we are busy preparing for in-person commencement ceremonies. Our graduate students will have their degrees conferred at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 7, at Pinnacle Bank Arena, and our undergraduates will participate in a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, at Memorial Stadium. While interactions at both ceremonies will still be limited, I’m so happy our students will get to physically cross the stage this year.

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Recent faculty accomplishments: March

Mar 22 2021 - 3:00pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty have achieved several noteworthy accomplishments including research interviews, book proposal submissions and guest panelists at the latest AEJMC convention.

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Jacht Agency becomes PRSSA nationally affiliated

Mar 17 2021 - 1:15pm

Jacht Agency received the prestigious recognition of becoming a Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Nationally Affiliated firm. Although there are over 100 student-run firms operated by PRSSA Chapters worldwide, only a select few are PRSSA Nationally Affiliated. As part of the national affiliation process, Jacht Agency established  a new Public Relations department as part of the student-run agency. After a semester's worth of planning and collaborating with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) PRSSA Chapter, Jacht Agency successfully implemented two Public Relations positions within the agency.

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Huskers on the Move: March 2021

Mar 12 2021 - 9:15am

Congratulations to these alumni and incoming students who are "on the move". Whether they've made big strides in their careers, earned a national award or made national news— they've made CoJMC proud.

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Randy Gordon Retirement

Mar 11 2021 - 8:00pm

Randy Gordon, president and CEO of the National Grain and Feed Association since 2012, will retire from the association on March 31 following a nearly 43-year career at NGFA. A Nebraska native, Gordon is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with undergraduate degrees in journalism, history, and political science. Prior to joining NGFA, he worked at the university’s Agricultural Communications Department for three years.

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Marron publishes second book

Marron publishes second book "Misogyny across Global Media"

Mar 11 2021 - 2:45pm

"Misogyny across Global Media," Maria Marron’s second book in the Communicating Gender Series, has just been published by Lexington Books, a division of Rowman & Littlefield. Marron, a professor of journalism in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, edited chapters from scholars worldwide and co-wrote a chapter on representations of misogyny in the Irish and English press.

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