Four broadcasting production students win grand prize in national competition

Mar 24 2020 - 3:45pm

The National Broadcasting Society (NBS) held its 78th annual National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition on Saturday, March 14th in Burbank, California, and four College of Journalism and Mass Communications students won grand prize trophies.

CoJMC News

Destiney Chitrodom: Student Spotlight
Destiney Chitrodom: Student Spotlight
Mar 10 2020 - 11:45am

Junior Advertising and Public Relations and Graphic Design double major, Destiney Chitrodom decided to add ADPR onto her studies at the beginning of her sophomore year. 

“I always knew I wanted to incorporate my design knowledge into something even bigger, and I heard so many great things about CoJMC from my peers and professors.”


Allie Snow
Allie Snow places fifth in the Hearst Media Competition
Feb 24 2020 - 1:45pm

Senior broadcasting and sports media and communications double major Allie Snow entered two radio projects from a course taught by Professor Barney McCoy into the Hearst Media Competition on a whim.


Photo by Katie Krcmarik
CoJMC brings home five ADDY awards
Feb 24 2020 - 8:15am

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications was well represented at the 2020 ADDY Awards, sponsored by AAF Omaha. 


MPMS awards
Two students win AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Student (MPMS) Awards
Feb 14 2020 - 3:15pm

Senior advertising and public relations major Kimberly Chungong and senior broadcasting and advertising and public relations major Celine Hayes have received AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Student awards. They attended the MPMS conference from Feb. 10-13, along with Interim Dean Amy Struthers, in New York City.


Students Lauren Nunez and Denise Munoz
Twelve students travel to cover the Iowa caucuses
Feb 10 2020 - 1:30pm

Twelve students had the opportunity to report on the Iowa caucuses Feb. 1-3. They made connections with news organizations, photographers and multimedia journalists from all over the country and world. CoJMC faculty members Jill Martin, Olga Pierce and John Shrader accompanied the students.


NBS
Six CoJMC broadcasting and production students named finalists
Feb 10 2020 - 12:45pm

Six broadcasting production students are finalists in the National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition, sponsored by National Broadcasting Society (NBS). The grand prize trophies will be awarded Saturday, March 14th, at the 78th annual NBS/AERho convention in Burbank, California.


Super Smash Bros
Hands-on opportunities at CoJMC supplement new media production option
Feb 4 2020 - 12:45pm

by Molly Roe

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications has two upcoming events that will offer hands-on learning opportunities for students and complement the media production option for broadcasting majors. 


Two CoJMC students place top 20 in Hearst multimedia competition
Jan 27 2020 - 5:30pm

by Molly Roe

Winners have been announced in the Multimedia I/Narrative Video Storytelling Competition of the 2019-2020 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Kenneth Ferriera, a senior journalism major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, received eighth place. 


Rhiannon Bennett
Rhiannon Bennett: Student Spotlight
Jan 15 2020 - 3:00pm

Rhiannon "Rhi" Bennett is the definition of a go-getter. She runs her own photography business Rhiannon B Photography and her sorority's social media channels, Delta Gamma-Kappa Chapter. Fun fact about Rhi— she grew up thrifting and still loves to create outfits for herself and others. Rhi fuels her love for fashion by working part-time at The Buckle

This junior advertising and public relations major is grateful for CoJMC because here she's encouraged by professors to exercise creativity and let her personality shine through in classwork. Her advice for current students? Don't be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try something new!


Dawes and Richter
CoJMC students narrate audiobooks in pop-up class
Jan 13 2020 - 7:15pm

by Molly Roe

Nine students at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications recently took part in an immersive new pop-up course that allowed them to learn about audiobook narration. The Audiobook Narration class, led by Assistant Professor of Practice Kaci Richter, met from August through October. 


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