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. 

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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. 


Sports media club introduced at CoJMC
Jan 9 2020 - 11:30am

by Molly Roe

Students and faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications recently launched a new Sports Media Club. The club’s goals are to connect students with professionals in the industry, gain networking skills, make friends and learn more about current events and issues in sports. 


Misogyny and Media in the Age of Trump
Marron’s book on misogyny and the media published
Dec 29 2019 - 10:00am

"Misogyny and Media in the Age of Trump," edited by Maria B. Marron, Ph.D., explores conservative populism ushered in by President Donald Trump that has given rise to the #MeToo Movement and Fourth Wave Feminism.


Grad Spotlight: Gabby Giesler
Grad Spotlight: Gabby Giesler
Dec 22 2019 - 3:15pm
Congratulations to all of our CoJMC graduates, we're excited to welcome you to our alumni family! Gabby Giesler earned her degree in advertising and public relations yesterday, see what she has to say about her time at UNL

Haley Wineman: Student Spotlight
Haley Wineman: Student Spotlight
Dec 17 2019 - 1:45pm

For our last Student Spotlight of the semester we’re featuring ADPR major, Haley Wineman who is graduating this Saturday! During Haley’s sophomore year of college she transferred to CoJMC. After studying business and marketing at UNO, she realized her love for creative problem-solving which led her to the J school.

Haley’s capstone project is Jacht Ad Lab that she describes as “unlike any other class in CoJMC because you get to work with real clients and experience agency life before graduating.” As the Director of Account Service, she’s learning more about managing clients and teams, and working with professors who have made a big impact on her life, like Jemalyn Griffin.

Haley’s advice for current students is to not be afraid to fail because that’s when you learn life’s most important lessons.


Swimmer diving into pool
Two CoJMC students place in Hearst photo competition
Dec 17 2019 - 1:45pm

by Molly Roe

Two University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students placed in the top 20 in the Hearst Photojournalism I– News and Features Competition.


Jacht’s 10-Year Celebration
Dec 16 2019 - 2:15pm

Jacht's Fall 2019 crew has big plans to celebrate the agency’s 10-year anniversary.

On Wednesday, Dec.18th, Jacht Agency will host its 10-Year Celebration to commemorate a #DecadeOnDeck. The event is at the Jacht space in the Lincoln Haymarket, 151 N. 8th St., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Students, educators, professionals and all members of the public are invited to attend this free event.


Faculty at honors gala
Honors Gala recognizes CoJMC students and faculty
Dec 4 2019 - 4:45pm

by Molly Roe

The first ever “Power of Words” gala was held for University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications honors students on Nov. 6. The event took place at the Willa Cather Dining Complex on campus and featured a talk by CoJMC and Honors program alumnus and noted author Carson Vaughan.


CoJMC students find success at local design exhibition
Dec 4 2019 - 4:45pm

by Molly Roe

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications was well represented at the 2019 SHOW Exhibition, sponsored by AIGA Nebraska.


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