Jill Martin, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Practice
Jill Martin is an assistant professor of practice and the co-director of the Experience Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications. She teaches reporting, editing and technical writing and coordinates the Nebraska News Service for the College. Prior to accepting the position at CoJMC, Martin served as the managing editor of four weekly publications in Southeast Nebraska including the Seward County Independent, Milford Times, Friend Sentinel and Wilber Republican. Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and a master’s degree in professional journalism from UNL. She has nearly two decades of experience in newspapers, radio and television news including positions at KLKN-TV in Lincoln and KNOP-TV and KELN/KOOQ in North Platte. She has received numerous awards in the Nebraska Press Association’s annual newspaper competition. She is a member of the Nebraska Press Women and she serves on the board of directors for the Heartfelt Children’s Memorial in Seward.