Student News

April Rubin, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior, is one of only five students – and the only undergraduate – selected to receive a National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship. The Facebook Journalism Project is committed to supporting the next generation…

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Posted: May 27, 2020

The NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Publishing is pleased to invite you to participate in its upcoming information session.

MAY 27, 2020
6:00 - 7:00 PM,
Q&A 7:00 - 7:30 PM
ON ZOOM

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Posted: May 20, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Fresh Take Florida student reporters were the big winners in the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) College Coronavirus Coverage (CCC) Awards. “One college media outlet dominated The CCC Awards. And four women – Dana Cassidy, Angela DiMichele, Karina Elwood, and Tobie Nell Perkins – dominated the…

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Posted: May 20, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Bateman Competition team has placed second in the nation in the 2020 contest. The CJC team was comprised of Public Relations seniors Sawyer Carlton, Erin France, Palak Patel, Ruth Rodriguez and Carly Rogers. Doctoral…

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Posted: May 19, 2020

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students journalists and WUFT News staff were honored in the National 2019 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards competition. The awards recognize the best in student journalism during 2019. National SPJ Mark of Excellence winners and finalists include:…

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Posted: May 18, 2020

Michaela Devyn Mullis, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, was selected from a national pool of applicants for the 2020 National Communication Association (NCA) Doctoral Honors Seminar. Mullis was selected for the Communication Studies Division based on her dissertation work in parental alienation, a form…

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Posted: May 14, 2020

WUFT-FM and WUFT-TV, operated from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, are the winners of six Region 13 2020 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. WUFT-FM received four and WUFT-TV received two Small Market Category regional awards. Radio awards for WUFT-FM include:…

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Posted: May 12, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were recently recognized by the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists, formerly known as  Florida Associated Press Broadcasters. The organization promotes excellence and education in broadcast journalism throughout Florida. The 2019 professional competition included 550 entries from 37 television and radio…

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Posted: May 11, 2020

Daniel Pimentel, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, is one of five doctoral students inducted into the 2020 class of the UF Graduate School Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. The Bouchet Society, named for Edward Alexander Bouchet, the first African American Ph.D. recipient in the…

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Posted: May 8, 2020

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations students received second place in the 2020 Arthur W. Page Society Case Study Competition. The entry, by Public Relations seniors Leah Antovel, Marina Burke and Tamarra Thal and junior Jania Lowe, was created in CJC Public Relations Professional-in-Residence Pat…

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Posted: May 4, 2020

Kendra Auguste, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Health Communications doctoral student, has received a Delores A. Auzenne Dissertation Award for the 2020 UF Summer C term. The Delores Auzenne Dissertation Award was established to assist underrepresented doctoral students with little or no funding to complete their…

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Posted: May 1, 2020

Carolyn Lok, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations junior, has been elected president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) for the 2020-2021 term. The previous two PRSSA national presidents were also CJC students. PRSSA, the foremost organization for students interested in the…

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Posted: April 29, 2020