College News

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Creative Attorneys Get Anti-Regulation Ammo in High Court Case” published in Law 360 on July 6. The article focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court encouragement of…

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Posted: July 12, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications,  was quoted in Erik Wemple’s opinion column, “Did President Trump Defame the Red Hen?,” published in The Washington Post on June 25. Wemple recounts Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ expulsion from…

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Posted: July 9, 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

Danielle Ivanov, a participant in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ (UFCJC) Summer Media Institute , was just completing an assignment for the College’s workshop for high-school students.  That assignment ended up on the front page of The Gainesville Sun.  Ivanov recently graduated from Gainesville High School and…

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Posted: July 3, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, under the direction of Frank LoMonte, was recognized in the editorial, “Clear Communication from Law Enforcement is Crucial,” published in the Seattle Times on June 26. The editorial focuses on the criticism the King County (Wash.)…

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Posted: July 2, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications online Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations has received the number one ranking by TheBestSchools.org for 2018. The top online PR degree ranking was based on curriculum, significant rankings from major publications, and affordability. TheBestSchools.org team reviewed all accredited online Bachelor’s in…

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Posted: July 2, 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 GRE: Nine Frequently Answered Questions” published in US News & World Report on June 25. The article focuses on the GRE, a standardized test designed to measure…

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Posted: July 2, 2018

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students have been selected to participate in the prestigious Television Academy Foundation’s 2018 Internship Program. Telecommunication junior Calie Michael will be a talent agency intern at Allegory Creative Management, LLC in Sherman Oaks, California, and Telecommunication senior Tamara Dobry was selected…

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Posted: July 2, 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

WUFT.org is the recipient of a 2018 RTDNA National Edward R. Murrow Award in the Best Small Market Radio Website category. The website is home to WUFT News, North Central Florida’s NPR and PBS affiliate, disseminating news and information on radio, television and digital from the University of Florida College…

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Posted: June 21, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) student journalists had a stellar 2017-18 news awards season receiving both regional and national recognition in multiple competitions. The following is a summary of the honors. Hearst National and Intercollegiate Awards:  A total of 13 Intercollegiate awards, including one first-place winner…

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Posted: June 21, 2018