College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Trina Creighton

Trina Creighton retires after 20 years

Jun 21 2021 - 11:30am

Associate professor of broadcasting Trina Creighton will retire from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on August 20, 2021. Her commitment to her students and her passion and devotion to diversity, equity and inclusion are values that Trina Creighton brought to the classroom during her time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Nebraska Governance and Technology Center

Nebraska Governance and Technology Center announces supplemental grant awards

Apr 6 2021 - 10:30am

The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center (NGTC) is pleased to announce a $50,000 investment in existing projects across the University through Supplemental Nebraska Governance and Technology Center Research Awards. The College of Journalism and Mass Communications has two faculty leading projects who received funding: Law and Policy Analysis of AI-Driven Health Technologies is led by Ming (Bryan) Wang, and Public Insights Lab is led by Professor Valerie Jones.

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Tyler Loebig and Madeline Christensen

Two alumni named Ad Rookies of the Year

Apr 5 2021 - 9:45am

Alumni Tyler Loebig and Madeline Christensen, both from Kearney, NE, were honored by AAF Lincoln as the Ad Rookies of the Year. Christensen graduated from UNL in 2017 with a degree in Journalism and Graphic Design. Loebig graduated from UNL in 2020 with a degree in Advertising and Relations, as well as Graphic Design. 

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Emily Conard

Conard to receive Roy and Catherine Yaley Student Leadership Award

Mar 28 2021 - 7:45am

Junior advertising and public relations and communication studies double major, Emily Conard, will receive the Roy and Catherine Yaley Student Leadership Award from the Nebraska Alumni Association. 

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Herbie Husker

Five CoJMC majors named Chancellor’s Scholars

Mar 28 2021 - 7:15am

Five College of Journalism and Mass Communication majors were named Chancellor’s Scholars on March 26. To be named a Chancellor’s Scholar is the highest academic award the university offers to undergraduate students. These students have earned an A in every undergraduate class.  

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Recent faculty accomplishments: April 2021

Mar 28 2021 - 7:15am

College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty have achieved several noteworthy accomplishments in April 2021. 

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UNL PRSSA Hosting IBM Chief Communications Officer at “Ask Me Anything” Event

Mar 23 2021 - 12:15pm

On April 8, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. CST, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Chapter will be hosting an “Ask Me Anything” event with IBM Chief Communications Officer (CCO) Jonathan H. Adashek. During the event, students will have the opportunity to hear directly from the CCO and ask him any questions.

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Jacht PRSSA affiliation

Jacht Agency becomes PRSSA nationally affiliated

Mar 17 2021 - 1:15pm

Jacht Agency received the prestigious recognition of becoming a Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Nationally Affiliated firm. Although there are over 100 student-run firms operated by PRSSA Chapters worldwide, only a select few are PRSSA Nationally Affiliated. As part of the national affiliation process, Jacht Agency established  a new Public Relations department as part of the student-run agency. After a semester's worth of planning and collaborating with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) PRSSA Chapter, Jacht Agency successfully implemented two Public Relations positions within the agency.

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Luci Moran

Story about the challenges of motherhood wins Perry Photojournalism Challenge

Mar 16 2021 - 7:15am

Luci Moran, a senior ADPR and journalism major from Omaha, won the top prize in the Philip Perry Photojournalism Challenge on March 14 for her essay titled, “The Nature of Motherhood. Moran will receive a $10,000 scholarship to complete her studies at Nebraska. 

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Trina Creighton

Creighton grows as diversity and inclusion leader

Mar 12 2021 - 3:00pm

Associate Professor Trina Creighton has always been passionate about diversity and inclusion. But in the past few years, she has emerged as a leader on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus and in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, pushing diversity and inclusion efforts forward and ensuring that everyone has a voice.

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Huskers on the Move: March 2021

Mar 12 2021 - 9:15am

Congratulations to these alumni and incoming students who are "on the move". Whether they've made big strides in their careers, earned a national award or made national news— they've made CoJMC proud.

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