College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

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UNL’s 2022 National Student Advertising Competition Team announced

Dec 3 2021 - 3:45pm

Seventeen students were selected for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2022 National Student Advertising Competition team.

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Professor Kelli Britten

CoJMC campaigns class: A taste of the real world

Dec 11 2017 - 11:00am

by Jared Brosius, senior advertising and public relations

The transition from coursework to the workforce can be difficult if college students are not adequately prepared with hands-on experiences.

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Kevin Brebner

HuskerVision alumnus scores big in the NFL

Dec 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Maggie Holmes, senior advertising and public relations major

Kevin Brebner, a COJMC alumnus, started his career in production interning for HuskerVision for three and a half years while attending University of Nebraska–Lincoln. While he applied with uncertainty, he ended up finding his calling in sports production.

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Bride Isabella Katwesigye

Capturing the essence of Uganda: Williams’ experience abroad

Dec 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Kelsey Hansen, senior advertising and public relations major

This summer, CoJMC student Tess Williams spent three weeks in rural Uganda as part of the Global Eyewitness Program. Williams’ passion for photography and telling compelling stories lead her to apply to this once in a lifetime opportunity, an opportunity she will never forget.

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Abby Akin and Herbie Husker

Abby Akin finds home in iconic Lincoln landmark

Dec 6 2017 - 11:00am

by Lindi Riley, graduate student, integrated media communications

Abby Akin, a transfer student from Hillsborough, Oregon finds her place at Nebraska on the third floor of Memorial Stadium. She found herself in the right place at the right time, mingling amongst alumni of the college, and eventually landed her dream job. 

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Polline Angeyo Uganda photo

Global Eyewitness Puerto Rico team raises funds pre-trip

Dec 6 2017 - 10:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Students in the Global Eyewitness program are planning for their upcoming trip to Puerto Rico. Eight students will spend three weeks covering different stories across the island. Their story ideas include tales of hope in the midst of devastation, rebuilding efforts, and communities supporting each other.

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Julie Naughton

Former Women’s Wear Daily writer returns to CoJMC to teach

Dec 6 2017 - 9:45am

by Ellie Mae Benes, senior advertising and public relations major

After a successful 25 years working as a journalist in New York, Julie Naughton decided it was time to return to her alma mater – this time, as a teacher.

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Gary Shapiro interviewed

Broadcasting students host live pregame shows in Lincoln Haymarket

Nov 28 2017 - 12:00pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ student-led radio station, KRNU, hosted four Husker football pregame shows in the Lincoln Haymarket this football season.

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Senior photojournalism major takes on Capitol Hill during summer internship

Nov 28 2017 - 11:00am

by Maddie Sanders, senior advertising and public relations major

For some, an internship is something to check off of a to-do list before graduation or something to fill space on a resume, but for Calla Kessler, it was an opportunity to experience her dream job. In November, Kessler was given the news that she would be moving to Washington D.C. for the summer.

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Jared Brosius

CoJMC student launches augmented reality app on Apple Store

Nov 27 2017 - 1:30pm

by Jordan Snader, senior advertising and public relations major

Many students dream of accomplishing great things in their future careers. Jared Brosius couldn’t wait that long.

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Whitney Drake

Worick Visiting Professor: Whitney E. Drake

Nov 27 2017 - 11:30am

Worick Visiting Professor Whitney E. Drake will present a lecture on Tuesday Nov. 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. in Andersen Hall, Room 15.

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