College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Trina Creighton

Trina Creighton retires after 20 years

Jun 21 2021 - 11:30am

Associate professor of broadcasting Trina Creighton will retire from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on August 20, 2021. Her commitment to her students and her passion and devotion to diversity, equity and inclusion are values that Trina Creighton brought to the classroom during her time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Sports media senior pilots podcast with Husker QB Adrian Martinez

Jun 9 2021 - 10:30am

Adrian Martinez had the idea to start the podcast and contacted Professor John Shrader for recommendations on who could help him start the podcast. Shrader recommended senior sports media communication and broadcasting major Geoff Exstrom, who was also the Co-Sports Director at KRNU. The duo designed the podcast to bring fans behind the scenes of collegiate athletics at Nebraska and at universities across the country through connections Martinez has made with other athletes.

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Recent faculty accomplishments: June 2021

Jun 8 2021 - 6:45am

College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty have achieved several noteworthy accomplishments in June 2021.

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Hearst National Championship Finalists Named

Jun 3 2021 - 4:15pm

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation has announced the 29 journalism students representing 20 universities from across the country who will compete in the 61st annual National Writing, Photojournalism, Audio, Television and Multimedia Championships, June 5 – 14, 2021.

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Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism

Carnegie-Knight Deans Statement on Tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones

May 27 2021 - 3:30pm

As deans of journalism and communication schools at some of the country’s leading research universities, we join with other journalists and educators to urge the trustees of the University of North Carolina to uphold the decision of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media to grant tenure to Nikole Hannah-Jones.

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Dean Shari Veil

Dean Veil named NSRI Fellow

May 25 2021 - 11:30am

Dean Shari Veil has been named a research fellow at the National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) at the University of Nebraska. NSRI Fellows will contribute their expertise, talent and foresight to build multidisciplinary teams that develop solutions for complex problems across the spectrum of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNe) threats.

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Luke Mullin

Mullin qualifies for the Hearst National Writing Championship

May 16 2021 - 5:45am

Luke Mullin, a recent graduate who majored in journalism and sports media and communication, qualified for the Hearst National Writing Championship. The Championship will take place beginning on May 25th, with the final judging occurring virtually on June 6.  

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Amy Struthers

Amy Struthers to retire after 18 years

May 14 2021 - 4:15pm

Amy Struthers, professor of advertising and public relations, retired at the end of the spring 2021 semester. Her 18 years in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications was marked by leadership, dedication to experiential learning and a tireless commitment to helping students succeed.

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Fall 2021 Graduate Assistants

CoJMC announces fall 2021 graduate assistants

May 14 2021 - 2:45pm

Congratulations to the fall 2021 class of graduate assistants at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Graduate assistantships in the CoJMC are offered to promising scholars with an interest in gaining teaching, research or industry experience in their field.

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Sabrina Sommer, Destiney Chitrodom

Sommer and Chitrodom awarded for senior capstone designs

May 14 2021 - 7:15am

While at UNL May 2021 graduates Sabrina Sommer and Destiney Chitrodom studied advertising and public relations at CoJMC and graphic design at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. Both graduates received prestigious awards for their senior capstone design projects.

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Huskers take second place in the Bateman Case Study Competition

May 14 2021 - 6:15am

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ Bateman Team took second place in the Public Relations Student Society of America Bateman Case Study Competition on May 13, 2021.  

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