CoJMC News

Schreurs serves Lincoln Salt Dogs

Nov 14 2018 - 2:00pm

by Rylie Kalb, senior agricultural and environmental sciences communication major from Wataga, Illinois

           Ryan Schreurs always knew he loved sports, but he never expected to attend 50 home baseball games in Lincoln. This summer, Schreurs had the opportunity to intern with a local sports team—the Lincoln Saltdogs.

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Olivia Wilson is an advertising and public relations major in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. She is excited to use her skills from her major to better her business practices. Photo credit: Abby Skye Photography
Olivia Wilson, a go-getter CoJMC student, with sweet dreams
Nov 14 2018 - 1:45pm

by Abaigeal Nicholas, a junior advertising and public relations major from Omaha

 With high entrepreneurial aspirations, University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Olivia Wilson decided transferring into the College of Journalism and Mass Communications was the perfect recipe for success.


  Novak at her desk while working on a project for Urban Walk About. (Photo courtesy of Sydney Novak)
Novak thriving at Swanson Russell
Nov 12 2018 - 10:15am

by Hank Neal, graduate student

 Sydney Novak, a 2018 graduate of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has just celebrated her one-year anniversary at Swanson Russell Associates, where she is a project manager.


Logan John takes a break from working at the Pinnacle Bank Championship Golf Tournament, one of Hurrdat’s clients, to pose with a statue of one of the sponsors, web.com. (Photo by Reilly Nelson)
Advertising and Public Relations alumna does something new with social media
Nov 12 2018 - 10:15am

by Lydia Dexter, ADPR student from Davey, Nebraska

Logan John knew next to nothing about her major before choosing it. The 2018 alumna chose advertising and public relations because it sounded cool. She knew she was good at writing, but was unsure how to make a career out of it. But when she was pushed to the limit in her creative concept class, she knew she had chosen the right major.


Mecca on orientation day
CoJMC alumna gains lifelong experiences teaching English in Macedonia
Nov 9 2018 - 2:15pm

by Molly Chapple Roe

CoJMC alumna Mecca Slaughter is working as a professor of English at the University of Tetovo in Macedonia. Slaughter is a May 2016 journalism graduate and a May 2018 master’s grad from the integrated media communications track.


Maddie Schultz photo by Capitol
CoJMC student starts organization to raise awareness for sex trafficking in Nebraska
Nov 7 2018 - 12:45pm

by Maddie Keast, senior advertising and public relations major from Harlan, Iowa

 You never know what is going to affect you as a young adult. For a local Nebraska woman it was a march that sparked her passion.


Kelli leads students in class
ADPR 489 campaigns capstone course has seniors impacting Lincoln
Nov 7 2018 - 12:30pm

by Brook Weber (Weber is a senior advertising & public relations major and the Nebraska men’s golf sports information director. He is a student in the campaigns capstone course and works part-time in the Nebraska Athletic Comms office. He is set to graduate in May 2019.)

 Convincing real-world organizations to partner with a bunch of young, inexperienced college students for business is no easy task. Associate Professor Michelle Hassler realized this in 2017 when trying to develop ideas for courses that could give UNL students hands-on experience with nonprofit groups. But one local nonprofit association was receptive of the idea and saw potential in teaming with the university to gain credibility.


Lauryn Higgins, Holly Barr, Elizabeth Rembert and Phillip Carter, left to right, heard top journalism organization leaders share their thoughts on the field at the Fall 2018 meeting in New York City of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing.
Four CoJMC students attend business writing conference in NYC
Nov 5 2018 - 2:15pm

by Professor Joseph Weber

Jonah Hill, Bruce Springsteen and Shepard Smith now have something in common. They all were among the luminaries CoJMC students came across on their recent trip to New York to explore business journalism.


PRSSA group
PRSSA, Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ partner to “Scare Off Hunger”
Nov 5 2018 - 12:15pm

by Lindsey Amen, junior ADPR major        

 PRSSA members tapped into the giving spirit of the Lincoln community in October by hosting "Scare Off Hunger," a donation campaign that raised nearly 600 food and hygiene items for Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+.


Karla Martinez
CoJMC multicultural alumna credits in-school experience to success after graduation
Nov 3 2018 - 11:30am

by Bill Riccetti

Karla Martinez, a 2018 Advertising and Public Relations graduate, certainly had her fair share of experience. She interned at Partners + Napier in Rochester, New York the summer before she graduated. Upon returning to Nebraska for her senior year, she was a part of Jacht, Ad Club, Creative Commons and interned at the Asian Community Culture Center. 


70 years in, CoJMC alum continues reporting and teaching
Oct 31 2018 - 3:00pm

In times like these, when the news media is under fire by critics and cynics, it is important to remember that there are reporters who have dedicated their lives to providing well researched news that is engaging, honest and eye-opening.


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