Alumni News

Turn on the Black News Channel in almost any part of the United States and you’ll likely catch a glimpse of Brittany Jones, B.S., Telecommunications 2010, whose new job as a reporter, anchor and talk show hostess gives her a platform to inform, engage and assist Black people.

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Posted: September 27, 2020

Keith Sonderling, B.S. Telecommunication 2005, was recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. In this new role, Sonderling will help enforce laws protecting workers from discrimination. Sonderling previously served as the acting administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s…

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Posted: September 23, 2020

Alisha Katz, B.S. Public Relations 2012, has been selected as one of only six members of the distinguished Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD) 2020 Class of Rising Stars. Katz is currently a marketing manager for UF Health Communications. The SHSMD Rising Star designation recognizes health care strategy…

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Posted: September 17, 2020

Rahn knew she was meant to write, to be a Florida Gator, and to move to New York after graduating. She had to get there. And she did.

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Posted: September 14, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in a L’Express article about One America News Network (OAN) and its extreme loyalty to President Trump. It was published on the French…

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Posted: September 10, 2020

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Bob Graham Center for Public Service Environmental Journalist-in-Residence, has been selected as a 2020 Florida Climate Institute (FCI) Distinguished Faculty member. Barnett was recognized for her outstanding contributions to interdisciplinary climate research, collaboration with colleagues across UF’s 16 colleges,…

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Posted: September 8, 2020

Carma Bylund, Public Relations associate professor at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and associate professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, is the co-author of “International Barriers to Parent-Child Communication About Sexual and Reproductive Health Topics: A Qualitative Systemic…

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Posted: September 8, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communication has announced a new annual teaching honor – The Helen Aller Oster Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award. The award recognizes adjunct lecturers who are an integral part of the residential and online curriculums in the College. The award is named…

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Posted: September 2, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications master’s student Alyssa Varas is the recipient of the 2020 PRSA Foundation Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence in Public Relations. Varas is pursuing an online master’s with a specialization in Global Strategic Communications. This scholarship was created to encourage graduate public relations…

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Posted: September 2, 2020

CJC alumnus Michael Monahan shares how COVID-19 has affected operations and culture at his Orlando-based integrated marketing agency.

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Posted: September 2, 2020

J. Keith Saliba, B.S. Journalism 2001, M.A.M.C 2005 and Ph.D. 2008, is the author of Death in the Highlands: The Siege of Special Forces Camp Plei Me. The book begins in the fall 1965 when the South Vietnamese republic was on the verge of collapse, and Hanoi resolved to crush…

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Posted: September 2, 2020

A smart, savvy businessman with enough energy to light up his hometown of Atlanta, Roy Broderick Jr., B.S. Telecommunication 2012, is changing the way businesses see and market to Black and LGBTQIA communities, all while connecting with University of Florida alumni and helping guide the next generation.

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Posted: August 31, 2020