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 “21 Social Media Pros and Snapchat Experts Share the Most Important First Step in Setting Up an Effective Snapchat for Business Account” published on sharethis.com…

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Posted: December 18, 2018

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 “Shouldn’t Every Piece of Content Be Clickbait?” published on the Content Marketing Institute website on Dec. 4. The article features a debate on “clickbait,” defined…

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Posted: December 7, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted “Are NFL Players Addicted to Instagram? Let the Colts Explain” published in the Indianapolis Star on Nov. 29. The article focuses on the NFL’s apparent obsession with social media and, specifically, the…

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Posted: November 30, 2018

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Bob Graham Center for Public Service Environmental Journalist-in-Residence, is the co-author of “DeSantis Has a Chance to Manage Florida’s Growth Wisely and Protect Its Environment” published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 26. The article, co-authored by Barnett…

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Posted: November 26, 2018

A “rough-cut” of COJOT: A Second Chance Comes Only Once, a full-length documentary by Boaz Dvir, B.S. Journalism 1988 and M.A.M.C 2008, will be previewed at UF on Nov. 15. Dvir is the writer, director and producer of COJOT, which   follows the life of Michel Cojot-Goldberg, a Nazi hunter, Entebbe…

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Posted: November 6, 2018

Students, faculty, staff and alumni bask in the beautiful weather and tasty barbecue at this year’s Homecoming Tailgate party on Nov. 3. Here are some pictures from the event.  

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Posted: November 6, 2018

Stuart Newman, B.S. Journalism 1946 and 1994 Hall of Fame inductee, was featured in “Stuart Newman, 96-Year-Old World War II Veteran, Takes ‘Honor Flight” published in The Miami Herald on Oct. 27. Honor Flight of South Florida organized the free excursion from Fort Lauderdale to Washington, D.C. Newman joined other…

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Posted: November 5, 2018

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Bob Graham Center for Public Service Environmental Journalist-in-Residence is the author of “Florida: Candidates Shortsighted on Climate Change’s Long-Term Impacts” published in the Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) States of the Union Coverage of the Midterms special report on Oct.…

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Posted: October 25, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni, faculty and students were recognized at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) conferences in Austin, Texas in October. Del Galloway, B.S. Journalism 1981, M.A.M.C 1983 and 2002 Hall of Fame inductee, received…

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Posted: October 24, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications inducted 155 alumni into the College’s new Hall of Fame during its 50th Anniversary Gala celebration on Oct. 12, 2018. The Hall of Fame honors alumni who have excelled in their careers.  Inductees include best-selling author Michael Connelly, Pulitzer Prize winner…

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Posted: October 16, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Professional-in-Residence Mickey Nall, M.A.M.C 1982 and 2009 Alumnus of Distinction, will  receive the 2018 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) David Ferguson Award. The honor, recognizing a PRSA member who has made outstanding contributions to public relations education, will be…

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Posted: October 5, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) alumnus Del Galloway, B.S. Journalism 1981, M.A.M.C 1983 and 2002 Alumni of Distinction, will receive the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Gold Anvil Award, the Society’s highest individual honor recognizing lifetime achievement in public relations. He will receive that award at…

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Posted: October 1, 2018