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Joseph Salvador, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior, has been named to the Sports Journalism Institute (SJI) Class of 2020. Salvador is one of only 16 college students who will attend the SJI boot camp at the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism from…

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Posted: January 6, 2020

Mira Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications assistant dean for student experiences and Innovation News Center director, and Jasmine McNealy, CJC Telecommunication associate professor, are featured in Nieman Lab Predictions for Journalism 2020. The annual edition features predictions for 2020 from “some of the smartest people in journalism…

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Posted: January 6, 2020

Travis Atria, M.A.M.C. 2007, is the author of Better Days will Come Again: The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris and a Nazi Prison Camp published on Jan. 7. The book, based on groundbreaking research that included unprecedented access to Brigg’s oral memoir, is a document of…

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Posted: January 6, 2020

Mari Faiello, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior, is the recipient of the Association of Women in Sports Media (AWSM) Jim Brennan Scholarship. As an AWSM scholar, Faiello will spend her summer interning at the Orlando Sentinel. She has worked at The Independent Florida Alligator for…

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Posted: January 6, 2020

Kun Xu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor in emerging media, is the co-author of “Explicating Cues: A Typology for Understanding Emerging Media Technologies” published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication on Dec. 17. Xu and co-author Tony Liao studied cues as a concept for…

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Posted: January 6, 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 “19 Inventions That Have Changed the World in the Last Decade” published in Reader’s Digest December 2019 edition. According to Selepak, Instragram has become one…

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Posted: December 20, 2019

Rich Preuss, B.S. Telecommunication 1996, is director of the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj.” Preuss and his team’s phenomenal multimedia efforts for each show are chronicled in “A Symphony of Graphics and Movement” published in the Directors Guild of America’s DGA Quarterly. Preuss seamlessly integrates four…

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Posted: December 19, 2019

Sara Ganim, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information Hearst Journalism fellow, was featured in “It’s All Journalism: Lead Reporter in Sandusky Case Now Investigating Barriers in School Data Reporting” published on the Association of Alternate Newsmedia website on Dec. 12. In her…

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Posted: December 19, 2019

Raegan Burden, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising lecturer of cultural engagement, was interviewed on Nov. 29 on CGTN’s “Global Business with Rachelle Akuffo” about how companies and government are trying to improve the workplace. Burden discussed why a shorter workweek can increase productivity and how viable…

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Posted: December 19, 2019

Drew Dees, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication junior, is profiled in “A New Wheelchair Will Help This University of Florida Student Journalist Do Stand-Ups – Literally” published on Poynter.com on Dec. 18. Dees diagnoses of cerebral palsy has compromised his body movement and muscle coordination.…

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Posted: December 19, 2019

Glenn Burns, B.S. Broadcasting 1984, will be inducted into the 2020 Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame on Jan. 29 in Athens, Georgia. Burns is the chief meteorologist for WSB -TV Channel 2 Actions News’ Severe Weather Team 2 and appears during the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts…

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Posted: December 18, 2019

Jasmine McNealy , University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, will present “An Ecological Approach to Data Governance” for the Data & Society Databites speaker series in New York City on Jan. 8 at 5 p.m. The event also will be livestreamed on Data & Society’s…

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Posted: December 16, 2019