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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CoJMC senior Dulce Garcia and Dean Shari Veil

CoJMC Dean, student and alumna named finalists at the 2022 Inspire Awards

Oct 6 2022 - 10:00am

Dean Shari Veil, senior advertising and public relations and journalism major Dulce Garcia and August 2022 graduate Erica Courtney were all nominated and named finalists for the eighth Inspire - Celebrating Women Leadership awards.

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Brian Aust

Obituary: Brian J. Aust

Oct 3 2022 - 3:00pm

Brian Aust, 42, passed away in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on September 27, 2022, surrounded by family. A private burial will take place with family on Monday, October 3, 2022, in Howard, SD.

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Shore was selected as September Student of the Month

Oct 2 2022 - 7:30am

The UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications Student Advisory Board voted to select Henry Shore as the inaugural Student of the Month on Sept. 29, 2022. Shore is a junior broadcasting major from Brookfield, Wisconsin.

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Candice Millard

NY Times bestselling author Candice Millard featured in free public event at Lied Center

Sep 27 2022 - 4:15pm

Bestselling author Candice Millard will deliver the 27th annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln. Also available for livestreaming at enthompson.unl.edu, the conversation-style event titled, “A Clear and Steady Eye: Storytelling and Our Shared History,” will be moderated by Rick Alloway, Associate Professor of Broadcasting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).

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Huskers win national broadcasting awards

Sep 25 2022 - 8:00am

College of Journalism and Mass Communications students and Professor Barney McCoy took home awards during the Broadcast Education Association On Location Awards competition in September 2022.

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Trudy Burge

Obituary: Trudy Burge

Sep 18 2022 - 8:45am

Trudy Burge died August 21, 2022. She lived with several chronic illnesses and was a cancer survivor. Trudy grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan and Boulder, Colorado. She had lived in Lincoln, Nebraska since 1983.

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Student editorial board members to oversee CoJMC’s media platforms

Sep 18 2022 - 7:00am

Nine students at the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications were recently chosen to serve on the CoJMC Student Editorial Board. The board launched in the spring 2022 semester and will oversee and manage student-created content on the Nebraska News Service, Nebraska Nightly, Unlimited Sports and 90.3 KRNU.

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Shari Veil in the Agency

Dean's Update: September 2022

Sep 15 2022 - 4:00pm

Today is Democracy Day! The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is joining more than 300 news organizations nationwide to examine threats to democracy and how to engage in our democracy. The UNL chapter of Society of Professional Journalists is hosting an informational event on the meaning of democracy at the Nebraska Union Memorial Plaza and Nebraska News Service and other CoJMC platforms will be publishing articles starting today and running through the end of the semester on the democratic process and the role of journalism in our democracy. Our mission is grounded in the ethical pursuit of truth to uphold democracy. Supporting Democracy Day is just another example of what we do to enact that mission.

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Phil Perry, CEO, Perry Reid Properties

Perry studio and classroom open for students

Sep 12 2022 - 11:45am

This fall, students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications won’t have to find space for photo shoots and interviews. A new digital photography studio and multimedia classroom opened in the Agency, located on the third floor of the Lincoln Children’s Museum, on Aug. 22.

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Rob Flores

Norberto (Rob) Ayala-Flores chosen as a 2022 Multicultural Homecoming Distinguished Alum

Sep 9 2022 - 6:00pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communication will welcome Norberto (Rob) Ayala-Flores, a 1984 graduate, as one of UNL’s Distinguished Alumni at the Multicultural Homecoming events Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 hosted by the Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of People of Color and the Nebraska Alumni Association.

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