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Journalism

Studying journalism means diving deeper into the stories that surround us, from a historic win by the Huskers to the injustices in Whiteclay, Nebraska, to a multimedia project across the globe. You'll learn how to share stories through images and words, leverage social media in reporting and produce multimedia content for the web. Take classes in:

 PHOTOJOURNALISM
DATA JOURNALISM
PUBLIC SERVICE
MULTIMEDIA
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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 editing course to reporting government news.

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    CoJMC student Morgan Wallace captures two old friends reuniting after years of separation due to the wars in Rwanda.
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    Website created by students for communication design classes.
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    CoJMC Student Reporter Carlee Koehler gives a report from the 2020 Iowa Caucus as fellow CoJMC Student John Eirinberg runs the video camera.
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Learn from the best in journalism with professor Matt Waite, a pioneer in the drone journalism industry.

See Matt's Credentials
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Meet Maggy Lehmicke, a former Husker tennis player who now publishes her own magazine.

See how Maggy got there
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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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Global Eyewitness

Travel globally to create a multimedia project.

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Depth Reports

Focus in on a story worth telling.

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Mosaic

Build your skills while bringing attention to Lincoln’s refugees.

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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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Alex Fernando
Recruiting Coordinator
402-472-0219
cojmcrecruitment@unl.edu

CoJMC Academic SUCCESS

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.