by Molly Chapple
“Black Jack Pershing: Love and War” will be screened at various locations across the country in the next several months, including Texas, California, Missouri, Idaho, Kansas and Nebraska.
National Broadcasting Society - Alpha Epsilon Rho awarded three honorable mention awards to students from University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications. The received their awards at the National Broadcasting Society convention in Atlanta, Georgia, March 28th.
Paige Cornwell, a former journalism major of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications was part of a team at The Seattle Times that won the Pulitzer this week for breaking news.
Matt Waite, professor of practice in journalism, won a $35,000 grant from the Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, administered through the Online News Association and funded by five major foundations. Waite is one of eleven winners nationwide.
Three students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications won prestigious Omaha Press Club Foundation scholarships worth $8,000 for their reporting and writing skills. They will receive their awards at a dinner in Omaha on April 24.
A reception for Linda Shipley, William H. Kearns Distinguished Professor of Journalism and professor of advertising, is 3-4:30 p.m. May 1 in the Heritage Room Nebraska Union. Shipley retires at the end of the academic year.
Five University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students swept the top honors at the Nebraska Press Association’s annual collegiate writing and photojournalism competitions last week.
The College of Journalism and Mass Communications recently completed 11 consecutive years of participation in the National Student Advertising Competition with a second-place finish in the District 9 regional competition. In addition to the runner-up prize, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln team also received the Best Creative Award and Michael Goff was recognized as the District 9 Advisor of the Year.
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Student Wins National Competition to Connect PepsiCo and Musical ActsApr 15 2015 - 7:00pm
Lincoln, April 16, 2015 -- Jake Bunger, a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, won the PepsiCo Meeting of the Minds competition, a nationwide contest that challenged college students to come up with a concept that would tie the company to emerging musicians. Bunger won a summer marketing internship in New York City and a special meeting with PepsiCo executives.
Jennifer Gotrik, an August 2014 graduate of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to spend the 2015-2016 academic year in Turkey. She will be an English Teaching assistant to Turkish university students.
The annual Midwest Journalism Conference recognized the 2015 Eric Sevareid Award winners from the six-state region. University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students and faculty won four first place awards.