Student News

After growing up in Tucson, Arizona and marrying a Florida State University graduate, Lt. Col. Marc Vielledent never thought he would call himself a Florida Gator. Now he's pursuing its highest degree.

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Posted: April 9, 2021

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) faculty, staff and students will be participating in the BEA 2021 Virtual Annual Conference, to be held April 12-16. BEA is the premiere international academic media organization driving insights, excellence in media production and career advancement for educators, students and…

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Posted: April 7, 2021

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were recognized in the 2021 Hearst Journalism Awards Personality/Profile Writing Competition. Journalism seniors Michaela Mulligan and Molly Chepenik were two of the top 20 finalists placing third and nineteenth, respectively. The winning entries featured a personality sketch of an…

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Posted: April 7, 2021

Five prominent Asian-American communication professionals will discuss recent events regarding xenophobia and anti-Asian hate crimes and how to elevate AAPI voices. Panel Discussion that will be held on April 8th (Thursday) at 6:15 PM EST

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Posted: April 7, 2021

Gain insight into how television is made, from the creative process to programming and more.
May 3-5, 2021

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Posted: April 7, 2021

Mission:
To recruit a strong upcoming Spring 2021 graduate interested in television news/digital news producing and to nurture that candidate during a 12-week paid fellowship program. Upon successful completion of the Fred Young Hearst Television Producing Fellowship, he/she will be presented with a job offer for a full-time newscast producing position with a Hearst Television station.
Applications are due by April 16th, 2021

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Posted: April 7, 2021

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising seniors were recognized in the American Advertising Federation 4th District Florida/Caribbean 2021 ADDY Award Competition. Andrea Wood, Nicole Lopez and Alexa Schummer received two Gold ADDY’s for “Unshared Memories” in the Social Media – Single Execution and Social Media Campaign…

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Posted: April 2, 2021

BPRSS is looking for members to serve on their 2021-2022 executive board. Applications are open now until April 19.

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Posted: April 2, 2021

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) has won the 2020-2021 Hearst Journalism Awards Intercollegiate Broadcast competition. UF has received two first place finishes in three years and has maintained a top five status in this competition for the past five years. UFCJC had the highest accumulated…

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Posted: March 25, 2021

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were recognized in the 2020-2021 Hearst Journalism Award Television 2 News Competition. Telecommunication seniors Joseline Donoso and Chris O’Brien placed third and fourth, respectively. As top five winners they automatically qualify to compete in the Television semi-final round. Entries…

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Posted: March 23, 2021

Leah Clapper, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising senior and UF gymnast, was named 2021 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year during the 40th edition of the SEC Gymnastics Championship meet on March 19. Her 3.98 grade point average and her continued stellar performance in collegiate gymnastic competitions…

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Posted: March 22, 2021

Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, Advertising Associate Professor Huan Chen, doctoral students Yoo Jin Chung and Yu Angela Mu and University of West Florida Assistant Professor Heather Riddell are the co-authors of “Vaping and Instagram: A Content Analysis of e-Cigarette Posts Using…

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Posted: March 22, 2021