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Studying broadcasting means being the next generation to take over the media landscape while rubbing shoulders with politicians, sports figures and celebrities. Inside the classroom, you can help produce a live TV newscast or DJ for the college's radio station. Outside the classroom, there are tons of ways to get involved, from HuskerVision to the Hearst journalism competition. Whether you want to be the star or behind the scenes, there are two options in this major:

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Our students hit the ground running the minute they step into Andersen Hall. Your portfolio will build itself through each class, from an intro-level reporting course to producing a student-run newscast.

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    CoJMC students work together to put on a live broadcast.
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    Website created by students for communication design classes.
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    Student reporters conducting interviews for news broadcast.
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Discover your passion for news and broadcasting under the guidance of Rick Alloway.

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Meet Sophie, a digital producer at CNN Politics in Washington, D.C.

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Your major is more than what you get done in the classroom. At Nebraska, you will find plenty of ways to get your hands dirty with experiences through student clubs and organizations, learning communities and education abroad opportunities.

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National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho

Meet students, faculty and professionals with a passion for broadcasting.

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Friends of KRNU

Get involved in creative production and promotion of the campus radio station 90.3 FM.

Students broadcast live from a local event
Star City News

Be part of a student-led, live broadcast twice a week.

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Student Advisory Board

Amplify the voices of your peers.

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National Competitions

Put your skills to the test on the national stage.

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CoJMC Ambassadors

Learn the ropes from experienced upperclassmen.

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Learning Community

Live with freshman CoJMC students and meet professors and alumni with shared passions.

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Education Abroad

Add a chapter to your story by studying with classmates and professors across the globe.

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You're going to spend your college career creating big ideas, so we make sure you have the space and tools to  bring them to life. Our dynamic home in Andersen Hall, our hip Jacht student agency office in the Haymarket and equipment checkout opportunities empower you to do just that. 

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Academic Advisors

From day one, you're paired with an advisor to help navigate your new college academic environment.

Career & internship Coach

Work with our career coach to strengthen your personal brand and learn about jobs and internships.

Sample 4 Year Plans

Graduating in four years at Nebraska is possible. Take a look at a sample four year plan for each of our majors.

EQUIPMENT checkout

You have stories to tell, and we want to make sure you have access to the best equipment.