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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Calvan

Heartland Project to examine diversity in Nebraska

Feb 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Bobby Cainan Calvan will cover underreported diversity issues in the state thanks to a grant from the Ford Foundation. Calvan will focus media coverage on minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities in Nebraska beginning in March.

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Jill Arth

Eight honored for contributions to students

Feb 24 2014 - 6:00pm

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Teaching Council and University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association honored eight CoJMC faculty and staff at an annual recognition ceremony on Feb. 7. Certificates of recognition for contributions to students were given during the ceremony.

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Hearst

Faiz Siddiqui places fifth in Hearst sports writing competition

Feb 20 2014 - 6:00pm

Faiz Siddiqui placed fifth in the Hearst sports writing competition for "Astronomical Odds," the story of a 16-year-old whose Major League Baseball dream went awry after three wild pitches. Siddiqui's reporting is one of many stories coming out of depth-reporting trip to the Dominican Republic during the holiday break.

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Kugler Rings

Journalism alumnus works fourth Olympic games

Feb 17 2014 - 6:00pm

The 22nd Winter Olympics is the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications graduate’s fourth Olympic games in the broadcast booth. Kugler is doing play-by-play for Westwood One Radio for long track speed skating and is also co-hosting a two-hour nightly talk show about the games.

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Spring 2014 Mosaic

Meet the spring 2014 Mosaic reporting class

Feb 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Throughout the spring semester, 11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students will be covering Nebraska’s growing refugee and immigrant communities, telling stories and giving voice to some of the state’s newest residents. Welcome to the new staff.

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ADDY group

CoJMC students win American Advertising Awards

Feb 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Feb. 8 — Senior advertising and public relations major Wyn Wiley of Lincoln took home the Nebraska ADDY® Awards top honor - Best of Show. Overall, students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications won 10 ADDY® Awards and a special judge’s citation.

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Jessica Robertson

University of Nebraska–Lincoln student earns spot in national minority student program

Feb 4 2014 - 6:00pm

The American Advertising Federation has selected University of Nebraska-Lincoln advertising and public relations student Jessica Robertson of Aledo, Texas, for its Most Promising Minority Student Program. Robertson travels to New York City to accept the award Feb. 11-14.

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Dover, Lenz join the Nebraska News Service

Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Haley Dover of Grayslake, Ill., and Danae Lenz of Billings, Mont., have joined the College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ legislative news service this spring. More than 100 news organizations with a combined circulation greater than 200,000 throughout Nebraska receive regular news updates about state government and the legislature’s actions from a reporting service of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Spring 2014 Fellows

Meet the spring 2014 Omaha World-Herald fellows

Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

The Omaha World-Herald chose four undergraduates from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications to work as fellows at the newspaper this spring. The students are Tammy Bain, Shelby Fleig, Emily Nichter and Faiz Siddiqui.

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Maria Marron

University of Nebraska–Lincoln selects Maria Marron as journalism dean

Jan 5 2014 - 6:00pm

Maria Marron, chair of the Department of Journalism at Central Michigan University, has been selected as the new dean of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Marron will begin her transition into the dean role in June and be in Lincoln full time starting on July 1.

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