College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Linda R. Beermann

Obituary: Linda R. Beermann

Nov 28 2022 - 3:45pm

Linda R. Beermann of Lincoln, a pathbreaking television weather reporter and newscaster and community volunteer, died at home of natural causes on Nov. 25, 2022, after enjoying a Thanksgiving holiday with friends, family, a new kitten and FaceTiming with grandchildren. She was 76 years old.

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Diane Choi and Emerson McClure

Choi and McClure win the 2022 Bailey Lauerman Design Diversity Challenge

Nov 14 2022 - 4:30pm

Senior advertising and public relations major Diane Choi and senior advertising and public relations and journalism double major Emerson McClure won the 2022 Bailey Lauerman Design Diversity in Nebraska Challenge on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022.

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Ashley Beckman

Behind-the-Scenes with fan experience intern Ashley Beckman

Nov 14 2022 - 2:45pm

Meet Ashley Beckman! As a senior sports media and communication major from Lincoln, Nebraska, she grew up in a family of Husker fans. Now she’s come full circle, working as a marketing and fan experience intern in Nebraska Athletics.

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students at SPJ mediafest

Journalism students attend SPJ MediaFest conference

Nov 14 2022 - 1:15pm

Thanks to a generous donation from the Deepe family, the UNL chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists was able to take 18 members to MediaFest in D.C. MediaFest was hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists, but also invited members from the Associated Collegiate Press and the College Media Association.

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Regan Vaccaro smiles for a photo on the Hibner Stadium field.

Vaccaro immerses herself in the world of sports media

Nov 14 2022 - 9:15am

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is one of only a handful of universities in the country with a sports media and communication major. Regan Vaccaro — a sports media and communication and advertising/public relations double major from Overland Park, Kansas — has taken advantage of all it has to offer. We talked with her about getting hands-on experience, what motivates her and the people at Nebraska who have supported her.

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John Shrader gestures as he talks about describing great defense in a basketball game during his BRDC 375 - Sports Broadcasting course in the UNLimited Sports multimedia classroom in Andersen Hall.

Shrader helps power success in Nebraska’s sports media program

Nov 14 2022 - 9:15am

Nebraska alumnus John Shrader is bringing 45 years of experience working in the highest levels of sports media into classrooms at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Peyton Thomas and Jenna Reynolds

Journalism students monitor social media insights on election night

Nov 11 2022 - 10:30am

Journalism students partnered with a new social media research program to enhance their election coverage on Nov. 8. Based in the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications, the Public Insight Lab conducts social media research with collaborators across campuses and the community to identify significant insights that inform action.

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Jessica Walsh

Walsh named Center for Transformative Teaching Ambassador

Nov 10 2022 - 2:15pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications assistant professor Jessica Walsh has been named a Center for Transformative Teaching (CTT) Ambassador. Walsh completed the ambassador level of the Reflective Practitioner Program.

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Meier Studio

College of Journalism and Mass Communications to host ribbon cutting for the Don and Lorena Meier Studio

Nov 10 2022 - 2:00pm

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications will host a ribbon-cutting celebration for the Don and Lorena Meier Studio at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 17 on the second floor of Andersen Hall.

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Flatwater Free Press to host forum on Nebraska's Corrections Department

Nov 10 2022 - 1:00pm

The Flatwater Free Press and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications are sponsoring “Nebraska’s Prisons at a Crossroads”, a forum to discuss Nebraska’s Corrections Department on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 4:30 p.m. in the Swanson Auditorium of the Nebraska Union.

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election night outlets

80 plus students to offer extensive election coverage on Nov. 8

Nov 8 2022 - 2:45pm

Students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications will offer extensive coverage of Tuesday’s election, with reporters focused in Andersen Hall and across Lincoln, Norfolk and Omaha.

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