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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Former Google marketing executive and alumna visits the CoJMC

Nov 8 2017 - 10:30am

by Alli Inglebright

Cindy McCaffrey visited the College of Journalism and Mass Communications last week and brought an entire career worth of knowledge with her. She was visiting University of Nebraska–Lincoln for the Alumni Masters Week.

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McCaffrey scholarship encourages students to embrace how technology shapes and defines journalism

Nov 8 2017 - 7:15am

For students at Nebraska’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications the topic of technology is a hot one because of the ever-evolving way in which we use it to communicate big and small. That is why the emerging media scholarship created by alumnus Cindy McCaffrey is a big deal.

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Three CoJMC students receive Most Promising Multicultural Student (MPMS) awards

Nov 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Molly Chapple

Three College of Journalism and Mass Communications students were recently named Most Promising Multicultural Students by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Anna Fobair, Julia Nguyen and Wellesley Michael were each awarded the honor. Carlos Velasco, graphic design major and creative director at Jacht Ad Lab, also received the award.

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Polline Angeyo lifts her wig to reveal scars from the 1995 LRA attack on her home village of Awach in northern Uganda. Polline's story is one of many which will be told at the Global Eyewitness showcase Nov. 16.

Global Eyewitness showcase set for Nov. 16

Nov 2 2017 - 12:00pm

by Molly Chapple

Photojournalism students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications will present “Global Eyewitness Uganda: Stories of Life, Death & Hope” Thursday, Nov. 16. The students, who were part of the Global Eyewitness photojournalism program, will display their photos from last spring’s trip to Uganda.

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depth reporting students receive RFK award

Wounds of Whiteclay project recognized at two local events

Oct 30 2017 - 12:15pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications depth reporting class will be recognized for its Wounds of Whiteclay project at two upcoming events. The class will be honored for its exemplary journalism that came out of the project, culminating in the 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Journalism grand prize.

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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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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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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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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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