UNL PRSSA receives Star Chapter Award

Jul 27 2020 - 4:00pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter received the 2020 Star Chapter Award from PRSSA National. This award is distributed to Chapters who exhibit a commitment to leadership and growth.

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USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative
New partnership brings election cybersecurity initiative to Nebraska
Jul 24 2020 - 8:45am

In June 2020, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications joined the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center (NGTC). The Center, housed in the College of Law, was established in partnership with the Colleges of Business and Engineering in February 2020. The Center was founded to examine the ever-changing relationship between law and technology. 


UNL student wearing face mask
Preparing for the Fall 2020 Semester 
Jul 22 2020 - 3:45pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications will welcome students back to Andersen Hall for the fall 2020 semester. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications will welcome students back to Andersen Hall for the fall 2020 semester. The college has been hard at work updating our facilities, policies and procedures to ensure a safe learning environment. 


Channel 8 News Reporter Allie Snow
KLKN-TV Channel 8 hires CoJMC Class of 2020 Graduate
Jul 21 2020 - 4:15pm

Finding a job post graduation can be a difficult endeavor for any graduate, but the Class of 2020 faces more challenges because of the global pandemic. This obstacle didn’t discourage many of our CoJMC graduates.


Zoom meeting at Jacht
Jacht Ad Agency’s First Summer Internship
Jul 17 2020 - 4:15pm

Jacht Ad Agency’s crew members are working over the summer for the first Jacht Summer Internship in the agency’s 10 years of existence. In the midst of Covid-19, working remotely is just one adjustment that has been made to maintain a safe and healthy working environment for both students and clients. While procedures look different this summer, projects are swiftly moving forward.


Nathan Bacon
Senior broadcasting student creates Alexa flash briefing for Nebraska News Service
Jul 11 2020 - 5:45pm

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism student has created a new communication tool for the college’s statewide wire service.

Nathan Bacon is a part of the Nebraska News Service internship program this summer through the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. 

 


Nebraska Governance and Technology Center receives $250,000 from Knight Foundation
Jul 2 2020 - 9:45am

The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a $250,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The grant, made to the University of Nebraska Foundation, will support research and programming at the interdisciplinary center based in the College of Law.


Student conducting socially distanced interview for the Jacht Ad  Agency.
Summer internship program helps college’s students and industry partners
Jun 30 2020 - 4:45pm

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Nebraska in the Spring of 2020, many College of Journalism and Mass Communications students lost their summer jobs and internships. Simultaneously many news outlets and businesses were struggling to keep up with the rapidly unfolding situation.

Jill Martin, assistant professor of practice in journalism, saw an opportunity to help students and improve coverage and communications about the Pandemic in Nebraska


Patti Harney
Harney to retire on Aug. 15, 2020
Jun 21 2020 - 11:00am

Patti Harney will retire from the college on August 15. Patti joined the college five years ago as a lecturer in advertising and public relations. Last year, she was hired as an assistant professor of practice and the college's first Honors Faculty Fellow in partnership with the University Honors Program.


Data journalism students use traffic patterns to provide local insight on COVID-19
Data journalism students use traffic patterns to provide local insight on COVID-19
Jun 8 2020 - 8:30am

Data journalism students at the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications (CoJMC) completed an analysis of individual traffic station data to provide local insight about the impact COVID-19 is having on Nebraska’s roadways.


Photo by Craig Chandler of University Communications
CoJMC celebrates 5-year partnership with FOX Sports U
Jun 4 2020 - 3:45pm

Over the past five years of CoJMC’s partnership with FOX Sports U, students have had the opportunity to work on major FOX Sports brands.


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