College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Jessica Black

Black named Student of the Month

Jan 29 2023 - 7:30am

The UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications Student Advisory Board voted to select Jessica Black as the December 2022 Student of the Month. Black is a junior advertising and public relations major from Lincoln, Nebraska. 

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Jill Martin

Martin named Professor of the Month

Jan 29 2023 - 7:15am

Jill Martin was named the January professor of the month by the CoJMC Student Advisory Board. Martin is an assistant professor of practice in journalism. She teaches courses in journalism, community reporting, leads the Nebraska News Service and serves as co-director of the Experience Lab. 

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Spring 2023 Checkout Room Hours

Jan 29 2023 - 6:30am

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications Checkout Room provides access to media production equipment to all students enrolled in CoJMC courses. Use of the checkout room is free of charge for students. However, fines and fees will apply for overdue, lost or stolen equipment. 

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Huskers selected as summer orientation leaders

Jan 29 2023 - 6:15am

Two College of Journalism and Mass Communications students will serve as orientation leaders for summer 2023. In these roles, which are among the most competitive and prestigious student leadership positions at the university, the students will help welcome more than 4,500 students and their family members.

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Dean Shari Veil

Dean's Update: January 2023

Jan 27 2023 - 9:30am

Campus is once again buzzing with the excitement of a new semester. While much of the fall semester is focused on fundamentals, in the spring we really get to push our more seasoned students in courses like Data Journalism, Advanced Videography, Advanced Audio Content Creation, Advanced Sports Data Analytics, Politics and the Media, Interactive Media Design, Digital Motion Graphics, Social Media Data Mining and Crisis Management.

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David Lee Fitzgibbon,

Obituary: David Lee Fitzgibbon, "Fitz"

Jan 26 2023 - 2:45pm

David Lee Fitzgibbon, “Fitz”, 57, brought the best of himself to every situation. He made everyone who knew him feel like a close friend. It was hard not to smile when he was around. There was just something about his nature that made people happy and at ease. He really listened to what you had to say and was genuinely interested and present. David left this world on Friday afternoon, January 20, 2023.

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Apply Now for Study Abroad London 2023

Jan 25 2023 - 1:15pm

Register today for a short-term abroad experience to London in summer 2023. The Monarchy and the Media will be led by professors Kelli Boling and Kelli Britten.

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Dave Fitzgibbon

Fitzgibbon leaves lasting impact on campus, community

Jan 23 2023 - 10:00am

Nebraska’s David “Fitz” Fitzgibbon, an iconic creative who joyfully recorded the vibrancy of campus life through a video camera, died Jan. 20 following injuries from a fall.

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News 21 Fellows

Three Nebraska journalism students named News21 reporting fellows

Jan 20 2023 - 11:15am

Three University of Nebraska-Lincoln students were chosen to be student fellows for the Carnegie-Knight News21 Program at Arizona State University; Naomi Delkamiller, Jenna Ebbers and Joseph Zakaria.

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Huskers on the Move: January 2023

Jan 19 2023 - 5:45pm

Congratulations to these CoJMC alumni who have made big strides in their careers! This month's featured alumni include recent graduates starting new jobs and alumni honored with prestigious state awards.

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Lev Hunter

Obituary: Lew Hunter

Jan 13 2023 - 11:45am

A legend in the film and television industry, Lew Hunter never forgot his Nebraska roots. Hunter, who was born in 1935 in Guide Rock and lived for years in Superior, died Jan. 6 in Arizona. He was 87. The Broadcast Pioneer Award was presented to him during the College of Journalism and Mass Communications Salute to Excellence Event in 2017.

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