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Jan 17 2018 - 2:15pm

Is part of your New Year’s resolution to get more involved? There are plenty of awesome opportunities right here! Below is a list of CoJMC organizations and advisers.

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CoJMC at the 2017 ADDY awards
Feb 20 2017 - 10:00am

by Savanah Baker

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications had a strong showing of its students’ abilities at the 2017 ADDY Awards on Saturday, Feb. 18. The CoJMC students won seven ADDYs (4 Golds and 3 Silvers) in seven different categories. In addition, Jacht, the UNL CoJMC student-run advertising agency, also won a silver.

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Bowling places first, Rausch finishes sixth in Hearst competition
Feb 16 2017 - 2:15pm

by Savanah Baker

Chris Bowling, a junior journalism student, and Natasha Rausch, a senior journalism student, placed first and sixth respectively in the enterprise reporting competition of The Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

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Kerr and Penrice place third in BEA Festival of Media Arts
Feb 15 2017 - 11:15am

by Savanah Baker

Senior Mekenzie Kerr and sophomore Zachary Penrice, University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students, both placed third in the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.

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13 CoJMC faculty and staff honored by UNL Parents Association
Feb 6 2017 - 3:45pm

by Savanah Baker

The UNL Parents Association honored 13 faculty and staff from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications for their contribution to students. Each honoree received the Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students presented at an annual recognition ceremony on Friday, Feb. 3. The ceremony was organized by the Division of Student Affairs and co-sponsored by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association.

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Dean attends Carnegie-Knight meeting
Feb 6 2017 - 10:30am

Dean Maria Marron attended the Carnegie-Knight deans’ meeting in Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 6 - 7. Among the topics for discussion were Diversity, and the Future of Journalism in the Trump Era. The Knight Foundation is committed to enhancing diversity in newsrooms — and in classrooms— and highlighted the Ida B. Wells Society for investigative reporting. Nikole Hannah-Jones, reporter, The New York Times Magazine; founder of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, a training and mentorship organization aimed at increasing the number of investigative reporters of color, spoke about how diversity in newsrooms has not increased since the 1960s and how important it is for students and journalists of color to learn investigative techniques.

Matthew Winkler is the co-founder and editor-in-chief emeritus of Bloomberg News.
Bloomberg News co-founder Matthew Winkler to visit and present at UNL
Feb 1 2017 - 5:00pm

By Savanah Baker

Matthew Winkler, editor-in-chief emeritus of Bloomberg News, will visit the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Thursday, Feb. 9, to discuss the role of media in the age of Twitter and the founding and growth of his global news organization.

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McMahon to film independent movie in Fremont, Nebraska
Jan 31 2017 - 10:00am

by Savanah Baker

Kevin McMahon, a College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumnus, will work as a location manager and unit production manager for an independent movie being filmed in Fremont, Nebraska, Feb. 1-12.

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Nebraska to partner in national drone journalism training
Jan 30 2017 - 12:30pm

by Steve Smith | University Communication

The Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is a partner in a new innovative program to train journalists in using unmanned aerial systems for news coverage.

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Bender takes honors seminar to Washington, D.C.
Jan 27 2017 - 10:15am

by Savanah Baker

Professor John Bender took 13 students to Washington, D.C., to learn about the importance of freedom of expression. This trip functioned as the conclusion to the fall semester honors seminar “Freedom of Expression” that is offered through the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Wooldridge advances in Hearst competition, two students receive certificates of merit
Jan 27 2017 - 9:45am

by Savanah Baker

James Wooldridge, Calla Kessler and Marcella Mercer participated in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Wooldridge will move on in the competition, while Kessler and Mercer received certificates of merit.


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