CoJMC News

CoJMC to host panel on North Korea

Apr 19 2018 - 11:15am

The College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host a panel discussion, Behind the Curtain: Why the Way We Talk about North Korea Matters, on Wednesday, April 25, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Room 15, Andersen Hall.

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Diversity and Modern Media
Former NFL player presents lecture at CoJMC
Mar 14 2018 - 11:45am

by Molly Chapple

Former NFL player Reggie Rivers – now a journalist, author and motivational speaker – delivered a public lecture "The Business of Football: Leadership Strategies from the NFL" at the CoJMC on Feb. 27.

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CoJMC students wins grand prize in national media competition
Mar 14 2018 - 11:30am

by Molly Chapple

Broadcasting student Zach Penrice, a broadcasting and journalism double-major at the CoJMC, recently took home a grand prize win at the 55th annual National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competitions. 

Jay Wilkinson
CoJMC alum leverages company as a force of good
Mar 12 2018 - 11:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Jay Wilkinson, CEO and founder of Firespring and CoJMC alum, knew he wanted to leave a legacy behind honoring his father.

“My father was a huge support to me throughout my childhood,” Wilkinson said “He was the best dad a kid could have. He was my Boy Scout leader, the coach of my youth sports teams and never missed a single game or activity. My dream was to someday acquire enough wealth that I could do something big in his honor like have a park or hospital wing named after him.”

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Nebraska students attend Most Promising Multicultural Students conference
Mar 7 2018 - 10:30am

by Alli Inglebright

Four Nebraska students participated in the American Advertising Federation's Most Promising Multicultural Students (MPMS) program. The program connects the advertising industry with the nation’s top multicultural college seniors. The students attended a four-day conference in New York City where they had the opportunity to network with top industry leaders.

Trebek and Hotovy
CoJMC senior makes appearance on “Jeopardy!”
Mar 6 2018 - 1:30pm

by Molly Chapple

Alex Hotovy, a senior ADPR and history double-major, recently competed in the popular TV game show “Jeopardy!” The episode was filmed on Nov. 8. 2017, and aired on Jan. 8, 2018.

ADDY winners
CoJMC students bring home six ADDY awards
Feb 28 2018 - 11:30am

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications had a strong presence at the 2018 ADDY Awards held on Saturday, Feb. 17. The CoJMC students brought home a total of six ADDYs (two Golds and four Silvers) in six different categories. Many students and faculty attended the event at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in Omaha celebrating award-winning work from the industry and students.

An original sculpture by professor Katie Krcmarik.
CoJMC professor finds hobby in sculpting
Feb 26 2018 - 11:15am

by Jamdan Clang, graduate student

With a blow torch in one hand and a piece of metal pipe in the other, CoJMC professor Katie Krcmarik looks like she just stepped out of your favorite horror movie. What she’s doing, however, is anything but scary.

Chris Bowling
CoJMC student wins fifth place in national competition
Feb 20 2018 - 9:30am

by Alli Inglebright

CoJMC student Chris Bowling won fifth place in the 2017-2018 Hearst Enterprise Reporting competition. Bowling, a senior studying journalism, competed against 122 entries from 70 journalism programs and received a $1,000 scholarship.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln students recruited to work with former professor on anti-human trafficking report
Feb 14 2018 - 4:00pm

by Molly Chapple

Several students helped collect data to produce a report on the prevention of human trafficking that could be designed to use in Nebraska schools.

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CoJMC senior accepts prestigious internship opportunity
Feb 14 2018 - 2:15pm

by Molly Chapple

Karla Martinez, senior advertising and public relations major at the CoJMC, was recently accepted to the 2017 Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP). The program is sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As) and provides students with a full-time, paid internship.


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