by Molly Roe
Two CoJMC students have been named top five finalists in the Hearst Multimedia I/Narrative Storytelling – Features Competition of the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. There were 74 entries from 46 schools submitted in the first multimedia competition of the year.
The Omaha World-Herald chose four undergraduates from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications to work as fellows at the newspaper this spring. The students are Tammy Bain, Shelby Fleig, Emily Nichter and Faiz Siddiqui.
Maria Marron, chair of the Department of Journalism at Central Michigan University, has been selected as the new dean of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Marron will begin her transition into the dean role in June and be in Lincoln full time starting on July 1.