College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

The Expanding Reach of Sports Broadcasting

Apr 11 2021 - 8:00am

CoJMC students are calling the action of softball and soccer this spring for the Huskers Sports Network in an arrangement with Learfield/IMG and the Athletic Department. The games are aired on 90.3 FM KRNU, and on the KRNU webstream, available at krnu.unl.edu.

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Jacht Agency announces new members for Fall 2021

Apr 6 2021 - 5:00pm

Jacht Agency is proud to announce its crew for fall 2021. The crew is composed of both new and returning student “Jachters” from diverse backgrounds and disciplines at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Jacht provides students with real-world experience that extends beyond classroom instruction by giving students opportunities to work in a real advertising agency setting.

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Nebraska Governance and Technology Center

Nebraska Governance and Technology Center announces supplemental grant awards

Apr 6 2021 - 10:30am

The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center (NGTC) is pleased to announce a $50,000 investment in existing projects across the University through Supplemental Nebraska Governance and Technology Center Research Awards. The College of Journalism and Mass Communications has two faculty leading projects who received funding: Law and Policy Analysis of AI-Driven Health Technologies is led by Ming (Bryan) Wang, and Public Insights Lab is led by Professor Valerie Jones.

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Senior student writes honors thesis on advertising during recessions across history

Apr 5 2021 - 9:45am

Senior advertising and public relations major Bre TenHulzen began her university honors thesis project one year ago at the start of COVID-19 when she decided to research advertising during recessions throughout history and compare it to advertising patterns in the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Two alumni named Ad Rookies of the Year

Apr 5 2021 - 9:45am

Alumni Tyler Loebig and Madeline Christensen, both from Kearney, NE, were honored by AAF Lincoln as the Ad Rookies of the Year. Christensen graduated from UNL in 2017 with a degree in Journalism and Graphic Design. Loebig graduated from UNL in 2020 with a degree in Advertising and Relations, as well as Graphic Design. 

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Emily Conard

Conard to receive Roy and Catherine Yaley Student Leadership Award

Mar 28 2021 - 7:45am

Junior advertising and public relations and communication studies double major, Emily Conard, will receive the Roy and Catherine Yaley Student Leadership Award from the Nebraska Alumni Association. 

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Five CoJMC majors named Chancellor’s Scholars

Mar 28 2021 - 7:15am

Five College of Journalism and Mass Communication majors were named Chancellor’s Scholars on March 26. To be named a Chancellor’s Scholar is the highest academic award the university offers to undergraduate students. These students have earned an A in every undergraduate class.  

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Recent faculty accomplishments: April 2021

Mar 28 2021 - 7:15am

College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty have achieved several noteworthy accomplishments in April 2021. 

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UNL PRSSA Hosting IBM Chief Communications Officer at “Ask Me Anything” Event

Mar 23 2021 - 12:15pm

On April 8, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. CST, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Chapter will be hosting an “Ask Me Anything” event with IBM Chief Communications Officer (CCO) Jonathan H. Adashek. During the event, students will have the opportunity to hear directly from the CCO and ask him any questions.

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Jacht PRSSA affiliation

Jacht Agency becomes PRSSA nationally affiliated

Mar 17 2021 - 1:15pm

Jacht Agency received the prestigious recognition of becoming a Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Nationally Affiliated firm. Although there are over 100 student-run firms operated by PRSSA Chapters worldwide, only a select few are PRSSA Nationally Affiliated. As part of the national affiliation process, Jacht Agency established  a new Public Relations department as part of the student-run agency. After a semester's worth of planning and collaborating with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) PRSSA Chapter, Jacht Agency successfully implemented two Public Relations positions within the agency.

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Luci Moran

Story about the challenges of motherhood wins Perry Photojournalism Challenge

Mar 16 2021 - 7:15am

Luci Moran, a senior ADPR and journalism major from Omaha, won the top prize in the Philip Perry Photojournalism Challenge on March 14 for her essay titled, “The Nature of Motherhood. Moran will receive a $10,000 scholarship to complete her studies at Nebraska. 

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