College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Edward R. Murrow Awards

Hartman and Porter win 2022 Edward R. Murrow Award

Aug 14 2022 - 9:30am

UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications majors Kateri Hartman and Chase Porter won a 2022 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Audio Feature Reporting from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

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CoJMC classes team up with community building efforts

Oct 5 2018 - 12:45pm

by Molly Chapple

When Collective Impact Lincoln launched a canvassing and community building effort in the city’s six most economically challenged neighborhoods, College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty saw an opportunity to immerse students from all of its majors in a hands-on civic engagement project.

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Upcoming on-campus internship interviews for CoJMC students

Oct 2 2018 - 2:00pm

The CoJMC has three upcoming opportunities for students to interview for internships at Lincoln Journal-Star, Dallas Morning News and Norfolk Daily News.

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CoJMC equipment checkout room extended hours

Oct 2 2018 - 2:00pm

The checkout room will have extended hours starting Monday, Oct. 1.

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CoJMC launches media analytics lab

Oct 2 2018 - 1:15pm

by Molly Chapple

CoJMC professor Valerie Jones is launching the CoJMC’s first-ever Media Analytics Lab. The goal of the lab is to allow students to apply classroom knowledge and provide insights to clients based on the data they find. The lab is an extension of her online Digital Insight and Analytics class, which she developed in 2011 and has been teaching ever since.

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A message from Dean Struthers

Sep 27 2018 - 1:15pm

Dear Friends of CoJMC,

We have been celebrating Homecoming this week, our time to welcome alums back into our classes and our building. I am constantly impressed with the graduates of our programs, who are incredibly loyal and ready to give back. This is a moment when we can visibly acknowledge YOUR role in our family of stakeholders, as supporters of our college, disciplines and industries. 

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UNL PRSSA continues to be a Star Chapter

Sep 26 2018 - 11:30am

by Brianna Frisbie, sophomore ADPR major and PRSSA vice president of Chapter Advancement

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter reached its professional development goals and was named a Star Chapter. UNL PRSSA members have been recognized as a Star Chapter in 2014, 2016 and now once again for projects and programming completed in 2017.

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CoJMC professor serves as election reporting trainer for Fiji journalists

Sep 11 2018 - 12:45pm

by Molly Chapple

CoJMC Professor Gary Kebbel will serve as a virtual trainer and moderator for journalists in Fiji who are reporting on an upcoming general election in October.

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Amy Struthers excited to learn about leadership development in the Big Ten

Sep 5 2018 - 3:00pm

by Bill Riccetti

Interim Dean Dr. Amy Struthers was selected as one of five faculty members who will represent the University of Nebraska at the Big Ten Academic Leadership Program this year.

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CoJMC students’ PR campaign named a top-four finalist in the National Organ Donor Awareness Competition

Sep 4 2018 - 1:45pm

by Molly Chapple

A team of eight CoJMC students recently made the final four in the National Organ Donor Awareness Competition (NODAC), sponsored by the Anthony J. Fulginiti (AJF) Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Chapter at Rowan University. Last spring was the first time a CoJMC team participated in the competition.

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Five CoJMC students bring home gold at Nebraska Broadcaster’s Assocation convention

Aug 29 2018 - 12:00pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications brought home five of 12 student gold awards during the Pinnacle Awards Banquet at the conclusion of the annual Nebraska Broadcasters Association convention. The event, sponsored by Pinnacle Banks of Nebraska and Nebraska Public Power District, took place on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Embassy Suites in Lincoln.

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