Alumni News

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Job Search Tips for College Seniors Graduating During the Coronavirus Pandemic” published on tribunecontentagency.com on April 1. The article focuses on the difficulties that college…

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Posted: April 7, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were honored in the 57th annual National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho (NBS-AERho) 2019-2020 National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Awards competition. First place national winners include: Audio News Package: Sofia Mingote, “New Tobacco Rules” Audio News Segment: Nicole Rogers, “Hurricane Michael…

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Posted: April 1, 2020

Julie Frey, B.S. Public Relations 1994, will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications on March 27 as the inaugural director of the Office of Careers and Corporate Partnerships (OCCP), a new initiative created to expand employment opportunities for new and recent graduates. Frey will join the…

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Posted: March 17, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumna Daniela Dimitrova, Ph.D. 2003, and Iowa State University Greenlee School of Communication professor, has been named editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. Dimitrova’s research focuses on political communication and she has published extensively in journals such as Communication Research, Journalism & Mass…

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Posted: March 10, 2020

Morgan Ginn started a company to build talent and ensure girls have jobs in her ethical fashion and sustainability business.

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Posted: March 3, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications will induct five alumni into the College’s Hall of Fame at its annual awards banquet on April 17, 2020. This honor was created in 1970 to recognize alumni who have excelled in their careers and has been awarded to only 161…

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Posted: February 28, 2020

Jacqueline Olive, M.A.M.C. 2007, is featured in “Filmmaker Explores First Steps Toward Justice and Reconciliation” published in the “Independent Lens” Race & Ethnicity blog on pbs.org on Feb. 20. Olive is an independent non-fiction filmmaker who made her feature documentary directing debut with the searing Always in Season, which premiered…

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Posted: February 25, 2020

Andrew Stanfill, B.S. Journalism 2009, was recently elected president of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) at the group’s annual board meeting. Stanfill is the deputy photo editor at the New York Times News Service in Gainesville. Stanfill previously served as the Regional Chairs Representative for NPPA, the leading voice…

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Posted: February 13, 2020

Andrew Briz, B.S. Telecommunication 2018, received the Award of Excellence for Product Design – Best Live Updates Experience from the 41st annual Society for News Design Best of Digital Competition. The award, for the POLITICO Annotation Tool, was the only one selected in the category. The Society for News Design…

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Posted: February 12, 2020

Edward Aschoff, B.S. Journalism 2008, will be honored by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) with a new award in his memory. The Edward Aschoff Rising Star Award will recognize one promising journalist no older than 34, who has not only the talent and work ethic to succeed in…

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Posted: February 12, 2020

Ah Ram Lee, Ph.D. 2019, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) alumna, is the lead author of “The Role of Psychological Proximity and Social Ties Influence in Promoting a Social Media Recycling Campaign” published in the Journal of Environmental Communication on Nov. 14. Lee and co-authors UFCJC…

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Posted: February 12, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “TikTok is Proof That People Can Make Any Social Media Network into a Dating App” published on mashable.com on Feb. 10. The article focuses on…

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Posted: February 12, 2020