CoJMC celebrates more than 340 annual awards and honors

CoJMC celebrates more than 340 annual awards and honors

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 1:15pm

Students, faculty and staff from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at University of Nebraska–Lincoln earned 348 top awards, honors and other recognitions in the 2015-‘16 academic year.

“I am beyond proud of our college and the talented students, faculty and staff who I have the privilege to work with every day,” said College of Journalism and Mass Communications Dean Maria Marron. “We have a community here that inspires and encourages each other to continue to create and innovate. The College of Journalism and Mass Communications at University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been one of the nation’s top journalism programs for many years and is legendary for the quality of its faculty and graduates.”

Among the top honors for the 2015-16 academic year are a fifth place finish overall in the Hearst Journalism Awards, with broadcasting student Tommy Rezac placing second in the nation.

Also receiving top recognition this year was Professor Matt Waite who was awarded the Innovation, Development, and Engagement Award (IDEA) by NU President Hank Bounds on behalf of the University of Nebraska.

More than 30 journalism, broadcasting, advertising, public relations and education organizations recognized CoJMC students, faculty and staff.

The 340-plus awards earned by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln CoJMC students, faculty and staff are listed below.


CoJMC Accomplishments for Academic Year 2015-16

Faculty Accomplishments (141)

Awards (20)
Joe Starita awarded NSDAR History Award Medal
Rick Alloway, broadcasting, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Kelli Britten, advertising and public relations, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Trina Creighton, broadcasting, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Patti Harney, advertising and public relations, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Sue Roush, dean’s office, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Andrea Spader, advisor, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Amy Struthers, advertising and public relations, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Bruce Thorson, journalism, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Adam Wagler, advertising and public relations, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Matthew Waite, journalism, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
“I am a Man’ now available on audiobook
CoJMC & Law hosts panel for 40th Anniversary of NPA v. Stuart
Starita to serve as moderator at Vision Maker Film Festival
‘I am A Man’ selected for Nebraska 150 books
Barney McCoy elected president of Midwest Broadcast Journalists association
Matt Waite wins IDEA Award from University of Nebraska
Amy Struthers Promotion and Ph.D.
Matt Waite inducted into NPA Hall of Fame
Sue Bullard Places in AEJMC Competition

Presentations (45)

Bender, J. (2016). Panel Discussion. Other at College of Journalism and Mass Comm; College of Law; NPA 40th Anniversary of Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart, University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Law.

Bender, J. (2015). Basic Concepts in Media Law. Lecture at JOUR 101, 15 Andersen Hall.

Bender, J. (2015). Extension Faculty, Tenure and Related Issues. Oral Presentation at Nebraska Cooperative Extension Association Nebraska Cooperative Extension Association Annual Convention, Younes Convention Center, Kearney, NE.

Bender, J. (2015). Basic Concepts in Media Law. Lecture at JOUR 101, 15 Andersen Hall.

Bender, J. (2015). Gordon Parks and The Learning Tree. Oral Presentation at Sheldon Art Museum Through A Lens Darkly, University of Nebraska Lincoln.

Bender, J. (2015). High School Press and Prior Restraint. Lecture at Nebraska High School Press Association NHSPA Fall Convention, Nebraska Union.

Bender, J. (2015). Media Law and Ethics. Oral Presentation at BRDC 369, Andersen Hall 29.

Bender, J. (2015). Open Meetings and Open Records. Oral Presentation at Nebraska Rural Electric Association Legal Affairs Seminar, Courtyard Marriott, Lincoln, NE.

Bullard, S. (2016). Engaging Audiences. Oral Presentation at American Copy Editors Society Digital Boot Camp, Portland, Oregon.

Bullard, S. (2016). Editors as Curators. Oral Presentation at American Copy Editors Society Digital Boot Camp, Portland, Oregon.

Bullard, S. (2015). American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp. Lecture at American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp, Houston, Texas.

Bullard, S. (2015). Taking Sides: A Debate. Poster at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, California.

Bullard, S. (2015). American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp. Lecture at American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp, San Francisco, California.

Hachtmann, F. (2016). Closing the Loop: Developing a Sustainable Long-Term Program Assessment Plan for Professional Accreditation. Poster at Lilly Conference Series on College and University Teaching and Learning Lilly Conference on Teaching and Learning, Newport Beach, Calif.

Hassler, M. (2015). How Journalists Use Social Media. Lecture at University of Nebraska-Lincoln Principles of Mass Media class (JOMC101), Lincoln.

Jones, V. (2016). "Socio-Educational Constellations of Influence: A Ten Year Content Analysis of Technology-Supported Writing Implementation and Research". Paper at American Educational Research Association 2016 AERA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Jones, V. (2016). From Bombard & Pay to Provide & Play: Defining & Teaching the New Advertising. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Advertising American Academy of Advertising Annual Meeting 2016, Seattle, WA.

Jones, V. (2016). Analyzing Digital Media & Applying Insights. Oral Presentation at Nebraska Extension Eureka! 2016, Lincoln, NE.

Olmanson, J., Jones, V., Abebe, F., Kyle, E., Liu, X., Robbins, K., Rouamba, G. (2015). Caught in the Tractorbeam of Larger Influences: The Filtration of Innovation in Education Technology Design. Keynote/Plenary Address at University of Nebraska-Lincoln International Conference on Educational Design and Technology, Oslo, Norway.

Kiambi, D. (2016). Testing the Applicability of Relationship Cultivation Strategies in Public Diplomacy. Paper at International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC), Miami, Florida.

Kiambi, D. (2015). Country Reputation Model: Testing the Interdependence of Key Dimensions and the Role of Mediating Variables. Paper at University of Nebraska-Lincoln AEJMC, San Francisco.

Lee, L. (2016). The Commodification of Data Privacy: Changing Technologies and Relationships. Paper at World Media Economics and Management 12th World Media Economics and Management conference, New York City.

Lee, L. (2015). Big Data and its Implications on Journalism and Mass Communication. Keynote/Plenary Address at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco.

Marron, Maria B. “Trends in Journalism and Mass Communications Education,” Talk to Northwest Omaha Rotary Club, October 2015

McCoy, B. (2016). , "DIGITAL DISTRACTIONS IN THE CLASSROOM PHASE II: STUDENT CLASSROOM USE OF DIGITAL DEVICES FOR NON-CLASS RELATED PURPOSES. Oral Presentation at National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) NFAIS Millennial Virtual Workshop, Webinar.

McCoy, B., Renaud, J., Sallee, S., Wagler, A. (2016). Using Sports as a Way to Integrate broadcasting with Advertising and Public Relations. Other at Broadcast Education Association National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.

McCoy, B. (2016). DIGITAL DISTRACTIONS IN THE CLASSROOM PHASE II: STUDENT CLASSROOM USE OF DIGITAL DEVICES FOR NON-CLASS RELATED PURPOSES. Paper at Broadcast Education Association Paper Poster Session Competition National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.

McCoy, B., Shannon, R. A., Hedrick, S., Oster, J., Stoxen, C. (2016). We’re hiring: Here’s what it takes to get a job with us. Oral Presentation at Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

McCoy, B. (2015). General Pershing's Nebraska Connection. Other at NET Nebraska Educational Telecommunications, Nebraska.

Renaud, J., McCoy, B., Wagler, A., Sallee, S. (2016). Oral Presentation at Broadcast Education Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Weber, J. (2015). Media Economics. Lecture at College of Journalism and Mass Communications JOMC 101, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Weber, J. (2015). Media Economics. Lecture at College of Journalism and Mass Communications JOMC 101, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Weber, J. (2015). Fairfield and the TM Movement. Lecture at Rotary Club of Fairfield Rotary Club of Fairfield Luncheon, Fairfield, Iowa.

Starita, J. (2015). Chief Standing Bear's Journey for Justice. Keynote/Plenary Address at U.S. Consortium of State Supreme Court Justices Annual Meeting, Omaha, NE.

Tidball, M. S. (2016). Injustices in the world. Oral Presentation at University of Nebraska–Lincoln MLK Jr Week University of Nebraska–Lincoln PANEL DISCUSSION, Student Union.

Waite, M. (2016). The future of data journalism education. Lecture at Investigative Reporters and Editors NICAR 2016, Denver, CO.

Waite, M. (2016). Using Agate for Journalism. Lecture at Investigative Reporters and Editors NICAR 2016, Denver, CO.

Waite, M. (2015). Drones for Journalism. Lecture at Google Google News Labs Summit, Mountain View, CA.

Waite, M. (2015). Drones for Journalism. Lecture at The Ohio State University College of Law Drones as Disruption, Columbus, OH.

Waite, M. (2015). Drones for Journalism. Keynote/Plenary Address at Universidad de Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile.

Waite, M. (2015). Drones and the First Amendment. Keynote/Plenary Address at National Newspaper Association National Newspaper Association 2015, St. Charles, MO.

Waite, M. (2015). Drones for Journalism. Lecture at Online News Association Online News Association Conference 2015, Los Angeles, CA.

Waite, M. (2015). Drones for Journalism. Keynote/Plenary Address at National Press Club National Press Club, Washington, DC.

Wang, M. (2016). How S&P 500 Companies Use Social Media for Investor Relations. Paper at International Public Relations Research Conference, Miami, Florida.

Yan, C. (2016). Closing the Health Gap: An Energy-balance Approach to Bridging Early Childhood Obesity Disparities among Vulnerable Children in Nebraska. Oral Presentation at University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Nebraska Extension’s Eureka! 2016 Conference, Lincoln, NE.

Yan, C., C. R. (2015). Chipping away the Stigma toward People Living with HIV: New Insights from Matching Frames of HIV Onset Controllability with Attitudinal Ambivalence. Paper at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Summer Conference, San Francisco, California.

Publications (30)
Brown, R., Jones, V., (. The New Advertising: Branding, Content and Consumer Relationships in a Data-Driven, Social Media Era, 700 pages (about 350 per volume). (Book, Scholarly-New)

Brown, R., Jones, V., (. Introduction to Volume One, Traditional Advertising Transformed. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New)

Brown, R., Jones, V., (. Introduction to Volume Two, New Media, New Uses, New Metrics. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New)

Brown, R., Jones, V., (. Preface, The New Advertising: Branding, Content and Consumer Relationships in a Data-Driven Social Media Era, 1. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New)

Bullard, S. Changing Newsroom Cultures in the Social Media Age, AEJMC. (Working Paper)

Hachtmann, F. A Case for Cases: How to Effectively Use Cases in the College Classroom, Journal of Digital and Social Media Marketing. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Marron, Maria B. , Chapters on Peter Arnett, David Brinkley, and Bill Moyers, in The 21st-Century Voter: Who Votes, How They Vote, and Why They Vote (Guido H. Stempel III and Thomas K. Hargrove, Editors), ABC-CLIO, 2015

Marron, Maria B. “Perennial Considerations and New Beginnings,” (Editorial) Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 70 (3), 219

Marron, Maria B. “Watershed Moments in Journalism” (Editorial), Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 70 (4), 351-354

Marron, Maria B. “Lessons from Hospital and Rehab,” (Editorial), Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 71 (1), 3 – 5

Maria B. Marron, “Nothing but Disruption,” (Editorial), Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 71 (2), 131-133

Maria B. Marron, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Editor, 2015-2016

Olmanson, J., Abebe, F., Jones, V., Kyle, E., Lucas, L., Robbins, K., Rouamba, G. (2015). Caught in the Tractor Beam of Larger Influences: The Filtration of Innovation in Education Technology Design, Caught in the Tractor Beam of Larger Influences: The Filtration of Innovation in Education Technology Design, 7, 2208-2212. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Jones, V., Tobaccowalla, R. The Future of Advertising: What You Should Know. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New)

Kebbel, G. (2016). MobileMe&You, MobileMe&You. (Magazine/Trade Publication)

Kebbel, G. (2015). MobileMe&You, MobileMe&You. (Web Content)

Larsen, P. (2015). Cuba: Mystique and the Message. Lecture at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute OLLI Class, Lincoln, NE.

Larsen, P. (2015). Cuba: Mystique and the Message. Oral Presentation at Philanthropic Educational Organization PEO Meeting (Ruth Brown Chapter), Lincoln, NE.

Larsen, P. (2015). "Impact of PR". Lecture at CoJMC Guest Lecture: Mike Goff's Jour 101, Lincoln, NE.

Larsen, P. (2015). Managing for Success. Lecture at CoJMC Guest Lecture: Trina Creighton's Broadcast Management Class, Lincoln, NE.

Larsen, P. (2015). Cuba: Mystique and the Message. Oral Presentation at Philanthropic Educational Organization PEO Meeting (Kim Hachiya Chapter), Lincoln, NE.

Lee, L. Privacy: Future Threat or Opportunity?, New Media, New Uses, New Metrics. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New)

Lee, L. (2015). Going Over the Top: An Economic Study of the Rise of OTT Video Services, Proceedings: 11th World Media Economics and Management Conference. (Conference Proceeding)

McCoy, B. (2016). Digital Distractions in the Classroom Phase II: Student Classroom Use of Digital Devices for Non-Class Related Purposes, Journal of Media Education, 1, 27. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Quinlan, M. K. (2015). Healing Histories: Stories from Canada's Indian Hospitals, Oral History Review. (Book Review)

Wagler, A. (2016). The interaction is the message: A user experience perspective with owned media, The New Advertising: Branding, Content and Consumer Relationships in the Data-driven Social Media Era. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New)

Wagler, A., Wiseman, L. (2016). Social Media for Readers and Writers, 1. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New)

Waite, M. (2015). The journalist's guide to drones over (or crashing into) stadiums, Nieman Lab. (Web Content)

Struthers, A., Wang, M. (2016). Buzz Agents in a Teen-Driven Social Marketing Campaign: Positive Campaign Attitude Leads to Positive Changes in Health Outcomes, Buzz Agents in a Teen-Driven Social Marketing Campaign: Positive Campaign Attitude Leads to Positive Changes in Health Outcomes. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Weber, J., Fan, L. (2016). How Chinese Journalism Students View Domestic and Foreign Media: A Survey on Credibility, Censorship, and the Role of the Communist Party in Media, Human Rights Quarterly. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Weber, J. (2016). Ranking Journalism and Communications Programs: Administrators and Faculty Approve of the Idea and Assess Potential Criteria, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Weber, J. (2015). Teaching Business and Economic Journalism: Fresh Approaches, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Weber, J. (2015). Teaching Fairness in Journalism: A Challenging Task, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Shen, F., Yan, C. (2015). Causal attributions and frames: An examination of the news media coverage of obesity among adults and children., Communication and Society,, 45-64. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Yan, C. (2015). Persuading People to Eat Less Junk Food: A Cognitive Resource Match Between Attitudinal Ambivalence and Health Message Framing, Health communication,, 251–260. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Hindman, D., Yan, C. (2015). The Knowledge Gap Versus the Belief Gap and Abstinence-Only Sex Education, Journal of health communication,, 949–957. (Journal Article, Academic Journal)

Contributions to Media and Professional Exhibits (27)

Alloway, R. (Since 1992). Other, Governor’s Monthly Call-In Radio Program, Nebraska Broadcasters Association

Brown, R. (2015 - 2016). Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media

Brown, R. (2014 - 2016). Reviewer, Book, Praeger

Brown, R. (2016 - 2016). Reviewer, Book, Routledge

Wagler, A., Jones, V., (2015 - 2017) Digital Communication Knowledge Center, Humanities Nebraska, ($54,089.00), Submitted.

Jones, V., (2015) Tinder-izing Issues: Driving Sustained Civic Participation Through Issues Engagement, Knight Foundation, Submitted.

Lee, L. (2016 - 2016). Reviewer/Discussant, Conference Paper, 12th World Media Economics and Management conference

Lee, L. (2016 - 2016). Reviewer/Discussant, Conference Paper, Broadcast Education Association (BEA)

Lee, L. (2015 - 2015). Conference Discussant, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Law division

Thorson, B. (2015), Nebrasketball: Tim Miles and a Big Ten Team on the rise. (Photography)

Thorson, B. (2015). How to make award-winning photographs. Oral Presentation at Nebraska High School Press Association Fall Convention, Student Union, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Wagler, A. (2016 - 2016), Velocipede, Stephen F. Austin State University Press. (Design - Directing)

Wagler, A. (2016 - 2016), An Apparently Impossible Adventure, BlazeVOX Books. (Design - Directing)

Wagler, A. (2016 - 2016), Ten Speed, Agape Editions. (Design - Principal)

Wagler, A. (2015 - 2016), Leaves of Absence, Red Dashboard Press. (Design - Principal)

Wagler, A., Eno, A., Waite, M. (2016). Visual Communications Emporium Model. Lecture at University of Nebraska Online Worldwide 2016 Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium, Lincoln, NE.

Wagler, A., Renaud, J., Sallee, S., McCoy, B. (2016). Using Sports as a Way to Integrate Broadcasting with Advertising and Public Relations. Oral Presentation at BEA 2016 Broadcast Education Association (BEA), Las Vegas, NV.

Wagler, A. (2016). Importance of User Experience Design with Interactive Media. Lecture at University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension Eureka! 2016 Extension Conference, Lincoln, NE.

Wagler, A. (2015). Developing an Understanding of How Students Experience Interactive Technology: A UX Perspective. Paper at Online Learning Consortium 12th Annual Online Learning Consortium Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Denver, CO.

Wang, M. (2016). Reviewer/Discussant, Conference Paper, Communication Theory and Methodology (CTM) Division of Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communications

Wang, M. (2015). Reviewer, Journal Article, Communication Research

Wang, M. (2015). Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Communication

Wang, M. (2015). Reviewer, Journal Article, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly

Wang, M. (2015). Reviewer, Journal Article, American Politics Research

Wang, M. (2015). Reviewer, Journal Article, Asian Journal of Communication

Wang, M. (2015). Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media

Wang, M. (- 2015). Reviewer/Discussant, Conference Paper, American Academy of Advertising

Grants (19)
Hachtmann, F., (2015 - 2016) Department Career Exploration Small Grant Application, AY 2015-16, Internal, ($2,000.00), Awarded.

Kebbel, G., (- 2016) Mobile Media, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, ($200,000.00), Awarded.

Kebbel, G., (2013 - 2016) Mobile Media, Grant- Knight Foundation, ($200,000.00), Awarded.

Kebbel, G., (2013 - 2016) MobileMe&You conference, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, ($200,000.00), Awarded.

Kebbel, G. (2015). Reviewer, Grant Proposal, Fulbright Scholar Program

Kiambi, D., (2015 - 2016) TRAINING OF AFRICAN JOURNALISTS ON OPINION POLL REPORTING, Internal, ($9,700.00), Awarded.

McCoy, B., Pershing documentary, NET Nebraska Educational Telecommunications, ($72,000.00), Awarded.

McCoy, B., (2016 - 2018) Pershing documentary, Humanities Nebraska, ($10,000.00), Awarded.

McCoy, B., (2013 - 2017) John J Pershing documentary project, Lowell Vestal and Kiewit-Seacrest grant funds, ($26,000.00), Awarded.

Keshwani, D., Quinlan, M., Wahlqvist, P., Boesen, R., (2014 - 2016) The Nebraska Hayseed Project, Rural Futures Institute, University of Nebraska, ($16,000.00), Awarded.

Shavers, A., Tidball, M. S., Waite, M., Ball, A., Keck, D., (2013 - 2099) Advertising's Role in Child Sex Trafficking, Microsoft Corporation, ($36,055.00), Awarded.

Tidball, M. S., (2015 - 2016) Ne Sex Trafficking Survivors Speak, UNMC-Univ of Ne-Medical Center, ($8,667.00), Awarded.

Tidball, M. S., (2015 - 2016) Nebraska Sex Trafficking Suvivors Speak, United Fund of Omaha, ($8,667.00), Awarded.

Wagler, A., (2014 - 2017) Biology of Human, NIH - Science Education Partnership Award, ($1,328,618.00), Awarded.

Wagler, A., (2016 - 2017) Closing the Health Gap: An Energy-balance Approach to Bridging Early Childhood Obesity Disparities among At-risk Children in Rural and Urban Nebraska, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Awarded.

Shavers, A., Tidball, M. S., Waite, M., Ball, A., Keck, D., (2013 - 2099) Advertising's Role in Child Sex Trafficking, Microsoft Corporation, ($36,055.00), Awarded.

Yan, C., (2016 - 2018) Forming Team Grant: Integrating evidence-based nutrition, exercise, and weight management interventions in primary care to increase reach, effectiveness, and maintenance of lifestyle interventions., Nebraska EPSCoR and the University of Nebraska, ($148,384.00), Awarded.

Yan, C., (2016 - 2017) Seed Grant: Integrating evidence-based nutrition, exercise, and weight management interventions in primary care to increase reach, effectiveness, and maintenance of lifestyle interventions., Nebraska EPSCoR and the University of Nebraska, ($20,000.00), Awarded.

Yan, C., (2016 - 2017) Closing the Health Gap: An Energy-balance Approach to Bridging Early Childhood Obesity Disparities among At-risk Children in Rural and Urban Nebraska, Internal, ($19,981.00), Awarded.

Student Awards and Accomplishments 2015-16 (79)
Award Student
Nebraska Broadcasters Association Student Public Service Announcement Clarissa Meneses
Nebraska Broadcasters Association Student Sports Play-by-Play Tommy Rezac
Online News Association Award in Student Projects Pro-Am category Carnegie Knight News 21 National Investigation Team - Robby Korth, Jacy Marmaduke and Morgan Spiehs
South Central Broadcasting Society Grand Prize - Audio Sports Program Tommy Rezac and Kellan Heavican
South Central Broadcasting Society Grand Prize - Video Hard News/ Spot News Haley Herzog
South Central Broadcasting Society Finalist - Audio News or Sports Talent Kellan Heavican
South Central Broadcasting Society Finalist - Video Hard News/ Spot News Brent BonFleur
Chelsea Eaton
South Central Broadcasting Society Finalist - Video News Feature Package Kayla Van Wie
Brent BonFleur
South Central Broadcasting Society Finalist - Video Station Imaging or Collective Project Campaign Star City News
South Central Broadcasting Society Finalist - Video Magazine, Game Show or Entertainment Program BRDC 472 Advanced Reporting Class
BRDC 462 Advanced Reporting Class
2015 Franco's List Sydny Boyd, Haley Scanlan, Rebekka Schlichting, Ky Veney, Maddie Wurtele
American Advertising Federation Most Promising Multicultural Students Olivia Wilson and Jane Ngo
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Best of Show University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bateman Competition Team (Open the Door to Your Home)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Excellence: Outstanding Classroom Campaign University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bateman Competition Team (Open the Door to Your Home)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Excellence: Outstanding Community or Nonprofit Event University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bateman Competition Team (Neighbors Matter: Helping Immigrants Become Homeowners)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Excellence: Outstanding Community or Nonprofit Event Jacht Ad Lab (Green Arena)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Excellence: Outstanding Social Media or Electronic Media Outreach Campaign University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bateman Competition Team (Open the Door to Your Home)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Excellence: Outstanding Social Media or Electronic Media Outreach Campaign Jacht Ad Lab (2015 Nebraska Shrine Bowl)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Excellence: Outstanding Strategy to Address a Problem University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bateman Competition Team (Open the Door to Your Home)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Excellence: Outstanding Strategy to Address a Problem University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bateman Competition Team (Neighbors Matter: Helping Immigrants Become Homeowners)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Excellence: Outstanding Branding Campaign Jacht Ad Lab (STEC CAP)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Merit: Outstanding PRSSA Chapter Project University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA (Coffee with a Cause)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Merit: Outstanding Relationship-Building Project University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA (PRSSA Mentoring Program)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Merit: Outstanding Relationship-Building Project University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bateman Competition Team (Neighbors Matter: Helping Immigrants Become Homeowners)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Merit: Outstanding Campus Event University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA (Coffee on the Green)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Merit: Outstanding Social Media or Electronic Media Outreach Campaign University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA (Coffee with a Cause)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Merit: Outstanding Social Media or Electronic Media Outreach Campaign University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA (Chapter Promotions)
Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Award - Award of Merit: Outstanding Strategy to Address a Problem University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA (Coffee with a Cause)
Nebraska AAF ADDY Award - Student Best of Show University of Nebraska–Lincoln NSAC Team (Old Fashioned Meat Brawl - Pizza Hut)
Nebraska AAF ADDY Award - Gold ADDY: Television/Single Spot University of Nebraska–Lincoln NSAC Team (Old Fashioned Meat Brawl - Pizza Hut)
Nebraska AAF ADDY Award - Gold ADDY: Consumer Campaign University of Nebraska–Lincoln NSAC Team (Flavor of Now - Pizza Hut)
Nebraska AAF ADDY Award - Silver ADDY: Full Page Magazine Advertisement Brooke Lehman (Wear Air All Day - Dr. Martens)
Nebraska AAF ADDY Award - Silver ADDY: Poster Hannah Paxton (Care to Come Along? - NASA)
Nebraska AAF ADDY Award - Silver ADDY: Print Advertising Campaign University of Nebraska–Lincoln NSAC Team (Flavor of Now - Pizza Hut)
National Broadcasting Society Student Governor Benjamin A. Schoenkin
Broadcast Education Association 2016 Festival of Media Arts - 3rd place: Radio/TV Sports Event, Play-by-Play Talent Tommy Rezac and Hunter Cave
Broadcast Education Association 2016 Festival of Media Arts - 3rd place (tie): Video Animation/Experimental/Mixed Category Brianne DeBose
National Broadcasting Society Grand Prize: Audio Sports Segment (tie) Tommy Rezac
Kellan Heavican
National Broadcasting Society Grand Prize: Audio Sports Program Tommy Rezac, Kellan Heavican, Zach Penrice
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Sports Writing (Large) - winner Chris Heady
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Online Feature Reporting - finalist Mara Klecker
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Online In-depth Reporting - finalist Jordan Huesers
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Online News Reporting - winner Benjamin Schoenkin
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Radio In-depth Reporting - finalist Benjamin Schoenkin
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Radio Sports Reporting - winner Tommy Rezac
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Television Feature Reporting - winner Conor Dunn
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Television General News Reporting - finalist Erica Nett
SPJ 2015 Mark of Excellence Award: Television Sports Reporting - winner Joy Carey
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - 1st place: Hard Feature - Student Market Radio Evan Hummel
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - Award of Merit: Hard Feature - Student Market Radio Benjamin Schoenkin
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - Award of Merit: Hard Feature - Student Market Television Erica Nett
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - Award of Merit: Newscast - Student Market Radio Tommy Rezac
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - 1st place: Soft Feature - Student Market Radio Evan Hummel
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - Award of Merit: Soft Feature - Student Market Radio Tommy Rezac
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - Award of Merit: Soft Feature - Student Market Television Conor Dunn
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - 1st place: Sports Reporting - Student Market Radio Tommy Rezac
Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Award - Websites - Student Market Radio NewsNetNebraska (Capstone Class)
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Profile Writing - 10th Chris Heady
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Photo I News & Features - 4th Calla Kessler
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Photo I News & Features - 17th Jake Crandall
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Photo II Picture Story - 7th Allison Hess
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Radio News & Features - 2nd Tommy Rezac
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Radio News & Features - 3rd Evan Hummel
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: TV II News - 3rd Bailey Hurley
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Multimedia I Features - 11th Andrew Barry
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Multimedia II News - 11th Adam Warner
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Multimedia II News - 13th JP Davis
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Multimedia III Enterprise - 8th Calla Kessler
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Photojournalism Overall - 4th College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Broadcast Overall - 3rd College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Multimedia Competition 4th Overall
Hearst Journalism Awards Program: Team Multimedia Competition 9th Place Sierra Ramsay