College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Trina Creighton

Trina Creighton retires after 20 years

Jun 21 2021 - 11:30am

Associate professor of broadcasting Trina Creighton will retire from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on August 20, 2021. Her commitment to her students and her passion and devotion to diversity, equity and inclusion are values that Trina Creighton brought to the classroom during her time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Jon and Taryn at a UNL Sorority Formal

Husker Love Story: Jon and Taryn Vanderford

Feb 22 2021 - 2:30pm

When Jon and Taryn Vanderford first met at UNL, they had two things in common: they were both in the Cornhusker Marching Band, and they played the same instrument, the saxophone. During her sophomore year of college, Taryn decided to join the broadcasting program at UNL, and it was her first step in getting to know Jon.

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Erik and Elise Wieseman with son Ford

Husker Love Story: Erik and Elise Wieseman

Feb 22 2021 - 2:15pm

Elise Hernandez met Erik Wieseman when she was hired as an intern at Lincoln advertising agency Archrival in 2009. Erik had already graduated from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications in 2008, he was working at the Lincoln Journal Star.

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Summer Financial Aid

Summer Financial Aid Information for students

Feb 22 2021 - 9:30am

Students must complete the Summer Financial Aid Application in MyRed (opening in Mid-March) in order to be awarded summer aid. The Summer Financial Aid Application can be completed on MyRed under the Financial Aid tab. Students must enroll in their summer courses first. Summer registration will open March 1st. Once students are enrolled in their summer courses, the Summer Aid Application will become available.  

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Husker Love Stories

Feb 21 2021 - 7:00pm

We interviewed nine couples who fell in love and met through their connection with CoJMC. Some couples met in an activity or a class, others were set up by a mutual friend at the college, and still others met post-graduation in a "right place, right time" circumstance. See how each of these couples use the communication skills they learned at the college in their work and personal lives.

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Recent faculty accomplishments

Feb 21 2021 - 1:30pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty have achieved several noteworthy accomplishments including earning grants to support curriculum development and scholarship and publishing a new book 

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Nebraska American Advertising Awards

Students and alumni win at 2021 Nebraska American Advertising Awards

Feb 21 2021 - 12:00pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications had a strong presence at the 2021 Nebraska American Advertising Awards on Feb. 18. CoJMC students brought home 12 awards (eight silver and four gold)CoJMC alums Tyler Loebig and Madeline Christensen of the Lincoln-based agency Pixel Bakery, were honored by AAF Lincoln as the Ad Rookies of the YearStudent winners watched the ceremony virtually at a watch party hosted by the college.

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Andy Jacobs

Andy Jacobs places ninth in the Hearst Explanatory Reporting category

Feb 18 2021 - 3:15pm

Journalism, broadcasting and psychology triple major, Andrianna “Andy” Jacobs earned ninth place in the Hearst Explanatory Writing Competition.

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Jacht Press Release

JACHT AGENCY WINS FLUX STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION AWARD

Feb 18 2021 - 1:15pm

LINCOLN, Neb. – Jacht Agency received a video/motion graphics honorable mention award from the 2020 Flux Student Design Competition for their video and production work for The Decent Co.

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NBS competition finalists

Four CoJMC broadcasting and production students named NBS competition finalists

Feb 18 2021 - 1:00pm

Four broadcasting production students are finalists in the National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition, sponsored by National Broadcasting Society (NBS). The awards will be announced Saturday, Mar. 13th, 2021 at the 79th annual NBS/AERho convention at the hybrid event that will be streamed online while taking place in Indianapolis.

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356 students earn their spot on the Fall 2020 Dean’s List

Feb 14 2021 - 12:30pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications students faced many challenges last semester— from shifting their learning to a more online structure to learning communication during a time history when communication is almost completely virtual.

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