College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Name, Image and Likeness Program launches across campus for UNL student-athletes

Sep 22 2021 - 4:15pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is one of the college partners for the new “#NILbraska” program. The Nebraska Athletics department introduced #NILbraska as a three-part initiative to help student-athletes gain Name, Image and Likeness experience.

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Ashley Rutland receives study abroad scholarship

Apr 13 2014 - 7:00pm

Ashley Rutland is received a $1,000 Christian Lieding Scholarship for her overseas study in visual communication to Japan this past summer.

 

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Ben Preston and Phyllis Larsen receive top Student Impact Awards

Apr 9 2014 - 7:00pm

A College of Journalism and Mass Communications student and faculty member received two of the top Student Impact Awards at a banquet April 10 in the Nebraska Union. Ben Preston took home the top Student Leadership Award and Phyllis Larsen, professor of practice, took home the Outstanding Advisor Award.

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Three CoJMC students will participate in News21 this summer

Apr 7 2014 - 7:00pm

Robby Korth, Jacy Marmaduke and Morgan Spiehs will participate this summer in a national investigative reporting project on state gun control efforts and gun rights issues as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia reporting initiative.

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Bullard teaches in India

Mar 30 2014 - 7:00pm

Sue Burzynski Bullard, an associate professor of journalism, went to India in March to teach a series of journalism workshops. She was part of a seven-person team assembled by the Poynter Institute to conduct the workshops for Indian editors and journalism educators.

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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

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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