Alumni News

John Freeman, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor, asks Adrian Dennis, B.S. Journalism 1993 and 2016 Alumni of Distinction, what it’s like to cover the 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in “World Cup Soccer: Life on the Road with UF Photojournalism Alum Adrian Dennis”…

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Posted: July 20, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “What is a Good GRE Score for Graduate School Admissions?” published in U.S. News & World Report on July 16. The article offers advice from experts for graduate…

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Posted: July 20, 2018

Diane McFarlin, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications dean, is featured in “UF Dean Offers Insight into Leadership and Serving as a Role Model” published in the Business Report of North Central Florida on July 16. The article features her career since graduating from UF in 1976, including…

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Posted: July 19, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “The Five Countries that Set World Culture” published on BBC.com on July 2. The article focuses on five top-ranked countries that exemplify cultural influence– Italy, France, United States,…

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Posted: July 12, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin was featured in “Ringling Was Not the Last Great Sarasotan” published in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune on June 24. The article by Harold Bubil, former real estate editor of the Herald-Tribune, focuses on his recent Facebook query requesting the names…

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Posted: July 5, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumnus Kelly Frank, Online M.A.M.C. in Social Media 2014, is the new news director of WTSP 10 News, the Tampa, Florida CBS affiliate. She joins WTSP from WBNS, Columbus, Ohio, where she has been director of news and digital content. Under Frank’s…

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Posted: July 5, 2018

Natalie Asorey, B.S. Public Relations 2013, will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) this fall as a Public Relations lecturer teaching public relations writing and social media. Asorey most recently was head of social media at BODEN, a leading cross-cultural communication agency based in Miami, where…

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Posted: July 2, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UF CJC) alumnus Matt Hodge, B.S. Advertising 1994, is the new UF Foundation associate vice president of Alumni Relations and executive director of the UF Alumni Association. In his new role, Hodge will guide programs that connect the University’s more than 425,000…

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Posted: June 19, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) alumnus Tom Burton, B.S. Journalism 1982, has been named the 2018-19 Knight Fellow in Visual Communication and Management at the Ohio University’s (OU) School of Visual Communication. Burton is currently the editor of the National Press Photographers Association’s (NPPA) magazine and…

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Posted: June 12, 2018

Lori Kifer Johnson, MAMC Online Global Strategic Communications 2015, and her team at Edelman won the Best in a Crisis award and honorable mention in the Community Relations category at the 19th annual PRWEEK Awards Competition. The 2018 award recognized Edelman and One Orlando Alliance for the “Creating a Voice…

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Posted: May 24, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “These Are the Absolute Worst Times You Could Check Your Phone” published in the Huffington Post on May 22. The article suggests 11 examples from experts and busy…

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Posted: May 24, 2018

Mickey Nall, M.A.M.C 1982 and 2009 Alumnus of Distinction, will return to the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications this fall as a full-time professional-in-residence in the Public Relations Department. He was a visiting professional during the 2016-17 school year and a former chair of the College’s Public…

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Posted: May 23, 2018