Student News

Stand-up comedian and actor Jay Pharoah will perform on July 10 in the University Auditorium at an event hosted by ACCENT Speakers Bureau. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 8:00 p.m. On Friday July 6th and Monday July 9th between the hours of 10:00…

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Posted: July 5, 2018

As a superstar softball pitcher, Kelly Barnhill has become a household name, at least in Gator Nation households. And she continues the legacy of star UF athletes pursuing communication careers. Since her commitment to UF, the rising Public Relations senior has notched eye-popping numbers. She holds the UF record in…

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Posted: July 3, 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

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

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

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) student journalists were honored at the Hearst Journalism Awards National Championships ceremony on June 7. Alexa Lorenzo, B.S. Telecommunication 2018, received the top honor for TV reporting and a $10,000 scholarship. Drea Cornejo, B.S. Journalism 2018, received third place in…

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Posted: June 11, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) student journalists placed third in the 2018 Hearst Journalism Awards multimedia team news/reporting category for “Cuba: Outside In.” The website chronicles the May 2017 Cuba study abroad trip by CJC student journalists and professionals to capture the essence of this Caribbean…

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Posted: May 18, 2018

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) student journalists and a WUFT News special report were recognized in the 2018 Suncoast Student Production Awards competition sponsored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Suncoast Chapter. In addition, UFCJC students received six of the 27…

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Posted: May 14, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students were honored in the 2017 Society of Professional Journalists Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards (MOE) competition. Students were recognized for their work on radio, television, print and online by professional judges with at least three years of journalism experience. UF…

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Posted: May 14, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Master’s student Joshua Schery is the author of the opinion column, “The Reality of Living Without Net Neutrality,” published in The Gainesville Sun on May 1. Schery focuses on the official end of net neutrality that occurred on April 23. He quells…

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Posted: May 3, 2018