CoJMC Student Awarded Hitchcock Fellowship

Jul 19 2019 - 2:30pm

Chelsea Hampton was awarded the Hitchcock Fellowship to aid in her IMC master’s professional project. Hampton used the funds to attend TravelCon in late June. The experience will assist her in building her professional project involving a blog and podcast focused on travel. 

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CoJMC alum receives national recognition
Jul 18 2019 - 4:15pm

by Molly Roe

Eileen Wirth, a 1968 journalism graduate of the CoJMC, recently received the 2019 Communicator of Achievement Award from the National Federation of Press Women. 

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CoJMC Students Attend National Sports Media Conference with Fox Sports U
Jul 9 2019 - 8:00am

Fox Sports University invited three UNL CoJMC students to attend the National Sports Media Conference in North Carolina. Amanda Acevedo, Tommy Dalton and Ryland Pappas were part of the Spring Fox Sports U class taught by professor Frauke Hachtmann. The students’ work promoting Fox Deportes was chosen by the organization and garnered an invitation to the conference.

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CoJMC ADPR student campaign earns top-four ranking in PRSSA National Organ Donor Awareness Competition
Jun 20 2019 - 4:00pm

The CoJMC Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) team was announced this week as a top-four finalist in the National Organ Donor Awareness Competition (NODAC) sponsored by the Anthony J. Fulginiti (AJF) PRSSA Chapter at Rowan University.

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CoJMC wins third place in Hearst Intercollegiate Multimedia competition
Jun 12 2019 - 2:30pm

Eight universities shared prizes totaling $89,000 as this year’s winners of the Intercollegiate Writing, Photojournalism, Broadcast and Multimedia Competitions of the annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

Brown inducted into Nebraska Women Journalists' Hall of Fame
May 22 2019 - 8:00am

Ruth Brown, emerita professor in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was inducted into the Marian Andersen Nebraska Women Journalists’ Hall of Fame on April 27 at the Nebraska Press Women spring conference in Broken Bow. 

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CoJMC students win third place in Hearst Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition
May 21 2019 - 2:30pm

by Molly Roe

The top 10 winners in the 2018-2019 college multimedia team reporting/news were recently announced in the 59th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation's Journalism Awards Program. There were 80 team entries from 49 schools received in this last multimedia competition of the year.

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New role for alum Mark Getzfred
May 15 2019 - 5:00pm

Mark Getzfred has been promoted to Senior Editor at the New York Times, moving to the News team to help drive and elevate the most important stories of the day. Getzfred is a 1979 journalism grad from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. 

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CoJMC student makes top 10 in Hearst Personality/Profile Writing Competition
May 9 2019 - 4:00pm

by Molly Roe

Alli Davis, a junior journalism and ADPR major at the CoJMC, won eighth place and a certificate of merit in the Personality/Profile Writing Competition of the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. There were 118 entries from 68 schools submitted nationwide.

Five Eric Sevareid Awards Finalists from the CoJMC
May 6 2019 - 3:00pm

The Midwest Broadcast Journalism Association featured five College of Journalism and Mass Communication groups or individuals as finalists for the Eric Sevareid Awards. The awards announced in April saw the CoJMC receive three First Place and two Award of Merit honors. 

UNL CoJMC students earn honorable mention for inclusion campaign
Apr 29 2019 - 6:00pm

by Molly Roe

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) recently announced that five University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Journalism and Mass Communications (CoJMC) students received an honorable mention for their “IGNITE THE i IN IMC” public interest campaign.


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