CoJMC News

Jacht adapts new leadership approach for upcoming semester

Jan 12 2018 - 11:15am

Jacht Ad Lab, the student-run advertising agency at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), is taking a new approach when it comes to the leadership style for the spring semester.

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Waite receives J. Winton Lemen Fellowship Award
Jan 10 2018 - 11:30am

College of Journalism and Mass Communications professor Matt Waite has been awarded the J. Winton Lemen Fellowship Award. Waite, founder of the Drone Journalism Lab at the CoJMC, teaches reporting and digital product development classes. He has conducted numerous workshops to teach journalists about drone certification and safety, including workshops at universities nationwide through the Poynter Institute.


UNL depth report recognized among best global public health stories of 2017
Jan 4 2018 - 1:15pm

A depth report by 11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students was named among the best global public health stories of 2017 by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Johns Hopkins editors ranked the student report No. 2 behind one by The New York Times – but ahead of health stories published in The Atlantic, National Geographic, The Guardian and Reuters. 


Mercer is a senior journalism major from Nebraska City.
UNL journalism student takes first in national contest
Dec 19 2017 - 10:45am

Marcella Mercer, a senior journalism major at  the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has taken first place in the feature writing category of the 2017-2018 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition for her story, “Fathers and Sons.” Hearst judges selected Mercer’s story No. 1 from among 154 entries submitted by 82 journalism programs. 


CoJMC student traveling abroad
Study abroad this spring in Ireland with the CoJMC!
Dec 12 2017 - 3:00pm

Students can get hands-on experience as they travel to Ireland this spring under the direction of professor Amy Struthers and CoJMC Dean Maria Marron, a native of Ireland. The class, JOMC/ADPR 491/891: Ireland: Culture and Media, will begin Sunday, May 13, 2018, and end Monday, May 28, 2018. 


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CoJMC students work with nonprofit in Uganda
Dec 12 2017 - 10:15am

by Alli Inglebright

Students in professor Nancy Mitchell’s honors seminar built a campaign strategy for a nonprofit across the world during their first semester of college.


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UNL PRSSA brings home multiple Paper Anvil Awards
Dec 11 2017 - 1:30pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) brought home four awards of excellence Thursday at the Nebraska Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Paper Anvil Awards in La Vista on Dec. 6. 


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CoJMC campaigns class: A taste of the real world
Dec 11 2017 - 11:00am

by Jared Brosius, senior advertising and public relations

The transition from coursework to the workforce can be difficult if college students are not adequately prepared with hands-on experiences.


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HuskerVision alumnus scores big in the NFL
Dec 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Maggie Holmes, senior advertising and public relations major

Kevin Brebner, a COJMC alumnus, started his career in production interning for HuskerVision for three and a half years while attending UNL. While he applied with uncertainty, he ended up finding his calling in sports production.


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Capturing the essence of Uganda: Williams’ experience abroad
Dec 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Kelsey Hansen, senior advertising and public relations major

This summer, CoJMC student Tess Williams spent three weeks in rural Uganda as part of the Global Eyewitness Program. Williams’ passion for photography and telling compelling stories lead her to apply to this once in a lifetime opportunity, an opportunity she will never forget.


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Abby Akin finds home in iconic Lincoln landmark
Dec 6 2017 - 11:00am

by Lindi Riley, graduate student, integrated media communications

Abby Akin, a transfer student from Hillsborough, Oregon finds her place at Nebraska on the third floor of Memorial Stadium. She found herself in the right place at the right time, mingling amongst alumni of the college, and eventually landed her dream job. 


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