Jacht Ad Lab, the student-run advertising agency at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), is taking a new approach when it comes to the leadership style for the spring semester.
College of Journalism and Mass Communications professor Matt Waite has been awarded the J. Winton Lemen Fellowship Award. Waite, founder of the Drone Journalism Lab at the CoJMC, teaches reporting and digital product development classes. He has conducted numerous workshops to teach journalists about drone certification and safety, including workshops at universities nationwide through the Poynter Institute.
A depth report by 11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students was named among the best global public health stories of 2017 by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Johns Hopkins editors ranked the student report No. 2 behind one by The New York Times – but ahead of health stories published in The Atlantic, National Geographic, The Guardian and Reuters.
Marcella Mercer, a senior journalism major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has taken first place in the feature writing category of the 2017-2018 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition for her story, “Fathers and Sons.” Hearst judges selected Mercer’s story No. 1 from among 154 entries submitted by 82 journalism programs.
Students can get hands-on experience as they travel to Ireland this spring under the direction of professor Amy Struthers and CoJMC Dean Maria Marron, a native of Ireland. The class, JOMC/ADPR 491/891: Ireland: Culture and Media, will begin Sunday, May 13, 2018, and end Monday, May 28, 2018.
by Alli Inglebright
Students in professor Nancy Mitchell’s honors seminar built a campaign strategy for a nonprofit across the world during their first semester of college.
by Molly Chapple
The College of Journalism and Mass Communications Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) brought home four awards of excellence Thursday at the Nebraska Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Paper Anvil Awards in La Vista on Dec. 6.
by Jared Brosius, senior advertising and public relations
The transition from coursework to the workforce can be difficult if college students are not adequately prepared with hands-on experiences.
by Maggie Holmes, senior advertising and public relations major
Kevin Brebner, a COJMC alumnus, started his career in production interning for HuskerVision for three and a half years while attending UNL. While he applied with uncertainty, he ended up finding his calling in sports production.
by Kelsey Hansen, senior advertising and public relations major
This summer, CoJMC student Tess Williams spent three weeks in rural Uganda as part of the Global Eyewitness Program. Williams’ passion for photography and telling compelling stories lead her to apply to this once in a lifetime opportunity, an opportunity she will never forget.
by Lindi Riley, graduate student, integrated media communications
Abby Akin, a transfer student from Hillsborough, Oregon finds her place at Nebraska on the third floor of Memorial Stadium. She found herself in the right place at the right time, mingling amongst alumni of the college, and eventually landed her dream job.