Two CoJMC students win Hearst Multimedia II-News competition awards

Mar 13 2019 - 1:15pm

by Molly Roe

Two CoJMC students have been named winners of the Hearst Multimedia II - News Competition of the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. There were 52 entries from 31 schools submitted in the second multimedia competition of the year.

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CoJMC senior accepts multicultural internship opportunity
Mar 5 2019 - 12:15pm

by Molly Roe

 Suong Nguyen, senior advertising and public relations major at the CoJMC, was recently accepted to the 2019 Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP). The program is sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and provides students with a full-time, paid internship.


CoJMC has five finalists in National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition
Feb 26 2019 - 5:15pm

 Broadcasting students Jeremy Davis, David Cluchey, and Zach Penrice, along with the spring semester broadcasting advanced reporting and advanced production classes are finalists in the National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition. 


Professor Mary Kay Quinlan’s advanced reporting class recently spent two weeks reporting in Seward County. The internship program has existed for more than 30 years. Pictured, Seward County Independent sports editor Stephanie Croston (right) discusses Fourth of July assignments with the students and Quinlan. Pictured are, clockwise from left: students Meghan Straub and Denise Muñoz, Quinlan, Megan Crain and Trev McDiffett.
Community journalism at the heart of CoJMC experiences
Feb 22 2019 - 7:45pm

by Molly Chapple Roe

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is dedicated to providing students with real-world experience that allows them to hit the ground running after graduation with all the tools they need to succeed. Part of this hands-on experience involves the college’s commitment to getting students involved in community journalism.


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Two CoJMC students make top five in Hearst Multimedia competition
Feb 6 2019 - 3:15pm

by Molly Roe

Two CoJMC students have been named top five finalists in the Hearst Multimedia I/Narrative Storytelling – Features Competition of the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. There were 74 entries from 46 schools submitted in the first multimedia competition of the year.


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Krcmarik and Wagler named Adobe Education Leaders
Jan 31 2019 - 2:45pm

Katie Krcmarik, assistant professor of practice and visual communications coordinator, and Adam Wagler, assistant professor, in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications were named Adobe Education Leaders for 2019.


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PRSSA earns top honors at Paper Anvil Awards
Jan 28 2019 - 3:30pm

by Lindsey Amen, senior ADPR major

 The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter took home top honors at the Paper Anvil Awards Jan. 23, earning Best of Show and nine other recognitions for the chapter’s public relations work in 2018.


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CoJMC alumna honored with Native American 40 Under 40 award
Dec 11 2018 - 12:15pm

by Molly Chapple Roe

Alumna Rebekka Schlichting was recently named a 2018 “Native American 40 Under 40 Award” recipient by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.


Michael Dixon overlooks The Depot, home of the Cleburne Railroaders. (Photo courtesy of Michael Dixon)
Broadcasting alumnus becomes the voice of Texas baseball team
Nov 28 2018 - 11:00am

by Matt Balascak, senior ADPR major from Eagan, MN

“Right-hander Adkins ready again, the kick and the 0-1... a swing and a sharp line drive into left field for a base hit, first base runner of the night on either side.”


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CoJMC alums find friendship, mentorship in New York City
Nov 28 2018 - 10:45am

by Molly Chapple Roe

CoJMC alumna Lynne Grasz has hosted many CoJMC students in her home. She has opened her New York City apartment to several CoJMC students who had internships in the city and needed a cozy place to stay for a few months.


CoJMC senior Paige Stanard smiles in front of the Opendorse logo on her first day as an intern at the office headquarters in Lincoln.
CoJMC alumnus began work as an entrepreneur in his dorm room
Nov 28 2018 - 10:45am

by Elizabeth Gould, senior advertising and public relations major from Atlanta, Georgia

From day one of his freshman year, Adi Kunalic and his roommate established a unique friendship that would later result in a successful business partnership.


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