CoJMC News

CoJMC students share what they are thankful for

Nov 20 2017 - 11:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Students at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications have a lot to be thankful for this year. With Thanksgiving break starting Wednesday, Nov. 22, students are making plans for the three day break and thinking about what they are grateful for.

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CoJMC hosts first Adobe Creative Jam
May 3 2017 - 12:15pm

by Alli Inglebright

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications hosted an Adobe Creative Jam on Thursday, April 27, at Andersen Hall. This was the first time the Creative Jam was hosted on UNL’s campus, and the event drew competitors from multiple disciplines.


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CoJMC receives Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Wounds of Whiteclay
May 1 2017 - 3:00pm

By Savanah Baker and Alli Inglebright

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications was awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award from the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation for Human Rights on Monday, May 1. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in journalism at the collegiate level that focuses on social injustices and human rights. Only one school receives the award each year. The CoJMC was recognized for its work Wounds of Whiteclay.


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Cordes, Hansen win 2016 Thomas C. Sorensen Award
Apr 28 2017 - 4:30pm

Henry Cordes and Matt Hansen of the Omaha World-Herald were selected for the 2016 Thomas C. Sorensen Award for their investigative series into Goodwill Omaha.


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Dean Marron receives L.J. Hortin Distinguished Alumna Award
Apr 26 2017 - 4:00pm

Maria Marron, dean of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was honored with the L.J. Hortin Distinguished Alumna Award by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University, April 20.


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Three students win grand prizes at National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition
Apr 3 2017 - 10:45am

by Savanah Baker

Three grand prize trophies were awarded to University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications broadcasting students at the 2016-17 National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition in New York City, March 25. Winners were recognized at the awards ceremony of the National Broadcasting Society-AERho 75th national convention.


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Five students place across four Hearst Awards
Mar 31 2017 - 11:45am

by Savanah Baker

Five students from the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications have placed in the top 20 across four Hearst Journalism Awards competitions. Students in the top five receive a monetary award, while students who place sixth through 10th receive a certificate of merit.


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Starita to receive 2017 Chief Standing Bear Humanitarian Award
Mar 21 2017 - 3:15pm

Nebraska’s Professor Joe Starita has been selected as the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs (NCIA) 2017 Chief Standing Bear Humanitarian Award recipient.


Photographer Jim Lommasson discusses his storytelling projects with students in the Nebraska Mosaic class. (Photo by Abby Groth)
Nebraska Mosaic partners with noted photographer Jim Lommasson
Mar 21 2017 - 1:15pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Sheldon Museum of Art recently collaborated to provide students in a capstone journalism course the opportunity to learn valuable lessons in storytelling from a noted photographer, author and oral historian.


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Bateman Case Study Competition team implements campaign on mental health
Mar 14 2017 - 10:15am

by Savanah Baker

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ ADPR 339/439 Student Competitions course continued its launch of its “Redirect the Conversation” campaign with an event on the Union Green Space on Thursday, March 9. The campaign, which focuses on destigmatizing how people talk about and view mental health, is part of the annual Bateman Case Study Competition (BCSC). The BCSC is a national case study opportunity in which students apply what they’ve learned in the classroom and from internships to create a public relations campaign.


Mark Truss to be spring 2017 Dick Worick visiting lecturer in market research
Mar 7 2017 - 12:30pm

by Savanah Baker

Mark Truss, worldwide director of brand intelligence for the J. Walter Thompson Company, New York City, will be the spring 2017 Dick Worick visiting lecturer in market research. Truss will visit the College of Journalism and Mass Communications on March 14 and March 15. He will give two free public lectures and work with advertising and public relations capstone students to improve their research skills.


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