College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

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New positions will contribute to the future of CoJMC

Jul 26 2021 - 3:45pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is searching for new faculty and staff to support our recently approved strategic plan. The new positions will contribute to the launch of the Experience Lab, our exploration of alternative business models for local and community journalism and the expansion of research and creative activity in the college. We are searching for three faculty positions, including an assistant professor of media law, an assistant professor of practice in media production and an associate dean for research and faculty affairs, and a staff technical director.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s National Broadcasting Society students win national awards

Mar 14 2014 - 7:00pm

Ryan Smith won a grand prize for a video PSA for his Nebraska Foodbank public service announcement for television. Ryan Swanigan won a grand prize in audio promo for his 30-second “Jazzy Vibes” radio promo. The National Broadcasting Society gave out the awards at the 51st Annual Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition in Burbank, Calif., on March 15.

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Brianna Foster selected for national diversity fellowship

Mar 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Brianna Foster is one of only 12 top students to earn a CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship. The workshop will be held at Capitol Broadcasting Company's WRAL-TV (ABC) in Raleigh, N.C., and the University of North Carolina March 12-16.

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Heartland Project to examine diversity in Nebraska

Feb 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Bobby Cainan Calvan will cover underreported diversity issues in the state thanks to a grant from the Ford Foundation. Calvan will focus media coverage on minorities and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities in Nebraska beginning in March.

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Eight honored for contributions to students

Feb 24 2014 - 6:00pm

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Teaching Council and University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association honored eight CoJMC faculty and staff at an annual recognition ceremony on Feb. 7. Certificates of recognition for contributions to students were given during the ceremony.

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Faiz Siddiqui places fifth in Hearst sports writing competition

Feb 20 2014 - 6:00pm

Faiz Siddiqui placed fifth in the Hearst sports writing competition for "Astronomical Odds," the story of a 16-year-old whose Major League Baseball dream went awry after three wild pitches. Siddiqui's reporting is one of many stories coming out of depth-reporting trip to the Dominican Republic during the holiday break.

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Journalism alumnus works fourth Olympic games

Feb 17 2014 - 6:00pm

The 22nd Winter Olympics is the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications graduate’s fourth Olympic games in the broadcast booth. Kugler is doing play-by-play for Westwood One Radio for long track speed skating and is also co-hosting a two-hour nightly talk show about the games.

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Meet the spring 2014 Mosaic reporting class

Feb 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Throughout the spring semester, 11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students will be covering Nebraska’s growing refugee and immigrant communities, telling stories and giving voice to some of the state’s newest residents. Welcome to the new staff.

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CoJMC students win American Advertising Awards

Feb 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Feb. 8 — Senior advertising and public relations major Wyn Wiley of Lincoln took home the Nebraska ADDY® Awards top honor - Best of Show. Overall, students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications won 10 ADDY® Awards and a special judge’s citation.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln student earns spot in national minority student program

Feb 4 2014 - 6:00pm

The American Advertising Federation has selected University of Nebraska-Lincoln advertising and public relations student Jessica Robertson of Aledo, Texas, for its Most Promising Minority Student Program. Robertson travels to New York City to accept the award Feb. 11-14.

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Dover, Lenz join the Nebraska News Service

Jan 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Haley Dover of Grayslake, Ill., and Danae Lenz of Billings, Mont., have joined the College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ legislative news service this spring. More than 100 news organizations with a combined circulation greater than 200,000 throughout Nebraska receive regular news updates about state government and the legislature’s actions from a reporting service of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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