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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Larry Walklin

Larry Walklin retires from CoJMC after 50 years

Oct 27 2017 - 10:00am

by Alli Inglebright

Larry Walklin, professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, retired Sept. 1 after 50 years of service.

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Leadership Lincoln works with CoJMC students to launch new brand image

Oct 25 2017 - 12:00pm

by Alli Inglebrigth

Leadership Lincoln launched a new brand image this fall designed by CoJMC students. The nonprofit organization partnered with Kelli Britten’s spring 2017 ad campaigns class. The class worked with Leadership Lincoln to research and design a new brand strategy for the organization.

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theSkimm visits the CoJMC

Oct 23 2017 - 11:15am

by Alli Inglebright

theSkimm co-founders Danielle Weisber and Carly Zakin visited the College of Journalism & Mass Communications Oct. 6 to talk with students about their media company.

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Black Jack Pershing

Attend the "Black Jack Pershing: Love and War" screening

Oct 23 2017 - 11:15am

The broadcast premiere of “Black Jack Pershing: Love and War” coincides with this year’s 99th anniversary of World War I’s armistice.

The documentary, produced and directed by Professor Barney McCoy of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, tells the story of General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I and the only active duty six-star general in U.S. history.

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Mark Stephens

CoJMC alums lead Lincoln Rotary Club

Oct 12 2017 - 11:15am

by Molly Chapple

One College of Journalism and Mass Communications alum has followed another as leader of  the downtown Lincoln Rotary Club.

 Jennifer Brinkman, a 1993 broadcasting alumna and 2017-2018 club president, follows Mark Stephens, a 1983 advertising alumnus and the previous year’s president who was awarded outstanding club president at the Rotary District Conference this past August.

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Students win SCBS awards

Oct 12 2017 - 10:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Three students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications won grand prizes at the South Central Broadcasting Society award ceremony last week in Texas. The SCBS is a chapter of the National Broadcasting Society.

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Brittany Hamor

Five CoJMC students selected as Omaha World-Herald Fellows

Oct 3 2017 - 9:45am

The Omaha World-Herald chose five students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications to work as reporting fellows at the newspaper for Fall 2017.

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Fobair wins McCaffrey Emerging Media Scholarship

Oct 2 2017 - 10:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Anna Fobair has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 McCaffrey Emerging Media Scholarship. The scholarship will allow Fobair to complete her senior year without having to worry about tuition.

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Struthers selected for entrepreneurship fellowship program

Sep 25 2017 - 1:45pm

by Alli Inglebright

Amy Struthers, founder of Jacht Ad Lab and professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been selected for the inaugural University of Nebraska–Lincoln Entrepreneurship Fellowship program.

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Mark of Excellence Award

Two students win Best in Show at the SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

Sep 25 2017 - 1:45pm

by Molly Chapple

Two College of Journalism and Mass Communications students were recently awarded Best in Show at the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence (MOEy) Awards. Marcella Mercer and Calla Kessler, senior journalism majors, received the award for their story, “A Mom for All ages: Hours from Whiteclay Caring for Kids with Fetal Alcohol Disorders.”

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