Student News

College students who are interested in broadcasting, journalism, and marketing, have an opportunity to receive “The Sinclair Broadcast Diversity Scholarship Fund” that is sponsored by Sinclair Broadcast Group. The scholarship is open to those students who are attending an accredited four-year undergraduate college or university, carrying a minimum 2.50 cumulative…

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Posted: March 22, 2017

We are delighted to invite recent or soon-to-be graduates to apply for a special summer program that will give an intensive, weeklong “boot camp” experience in media sales. In partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation, the Cronkite School is hosting the NABEF Media Sales Institute June 6-13,…

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Posted: March 20, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students are among the finalists in the 2016 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters (FAPB) Awards Competition. In the College competition, Florida college and university students entered a record 55 news, weather and sports television and radio stories. In the College Television competition, WUFT-TV…

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Posted: March 20, 2017

The Fred Young Hearst Television Producing Fellowship Mission: To recruit a strong upcoming Spring 2017 graduate interested in television news/digital news producing and to nurture that candidate during a 10-week paid fellowship program. Upon successful completion of the Fred Young Hearst Television Producing Fellowship, he/she will be presented with a…

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Posted: March 17, 2017
Posted: March 17, 2017

Apply by April 7 to Join the The David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership & Service Ambassadors The David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service is looking for outgoing, motivated and personable students to serve as ambassadors for the 2017-2018 academic year. Ambassadors work to connect with…

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Posted: March 17, 2017

The FPASF is now accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Awards from foreign students currently enrolled in a graduate journalism program in the United States of America. Scholarship awards will be presented in two categories: print and multi-media. Applications will be adjudicated on the response to an Op-Ed question. A minimum of three cash scholarships, ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 (USD) will…

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Posted: March 17, 2017

Peta Sheerwood is devoted to keeping people informed and safe. As an undergraduate student at the University of Florida, Peta was determined to find her niche and she did so in meteorology. Growing up in Miami, Peta was no stranger to severe weather. She always had an interest in hurricanes…

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Posted: March 16, 2017

engAGE, a UF student organization dedicated to the advocacy and education of ageism and aging, is volunteering with the Senior Recreation Center and the Community Coalition for Older Adults (CCOA). The Senior Center is holding Civics classes (please see attached flyer) and they would like to video record these educational sessions to be posted online.…

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Posted: March 16, 2017

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students were recognized in the 2016 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition Multimedia News category. Journalism senior Drea Cornejo received 13th place for “Lightnin’ Salvage Lives On” chronicling a fire in a business behind a popular Gainesville pizza place. Telecommunication freshman Grace King received…

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Posted: March 15, 2017

Caitie Switalski, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior, has placed first in the 2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Radio Competition and will advance to the National Championship. Telecommunication junior Alexa Lorenzo was also honored, placing eighth. Switalski’s main piece was on a Steinhatchee woman who lost…

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Posted: March 7, 2017

Amaury Sablon, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication junior, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2017 OPC Scholar Awards Luncheon in New York City.  Sablon was among 15 aspiring foreign correspondents selected by a panel of leading journalists from a pool…

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Posted: March 7, 2017