Student News

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students have been selected to participate in the prestigious Television Academy Foundation’s 2019 Internship Program. Public Relations junior Tori Chin will be in the Cartoon Network publicity department in Burbank, California, and Jaylene Murillo, B.S. Telecommunication 2019, will pursue an editing…

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Posted: June 13, 2019

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) student journalists have received top honors in the 2018-19  Hearst Journalism Awards National Championships. Telecommunication senior Dolores Hinckley and Telecommunication junior David Jones received first place in the Radio Broadcast News and Television Broadcast News Championships, respectively. Each will receive…

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Posted: June 6, 2019

This symposium uses a single commodity to encourage researchers and practitioners from various backgrounds to break silos and hold cross-disciplinary conversations using coffee as a central theme.  Proposals from both graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged. Questions should be directed to conference organizer Christopher LeClere cleclere@ufl.edu

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Posted: June 5, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists, alumni and staff from WUFT-FM and Noticias WUFT are among the 19 finalists in the professional and student divisions in the 25th annual Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Sunshine State Awards competition. Finalists in the professional division include: First Amendment…

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Posted: June 4, 2019

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications placed first in the Intercollegiate Broadcast Radio and Television category, fifth in the Intercollegiate Multimedia category and fourth overall in the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Intercollegiate competition. The Intercollegiate ranking is determined by the number of points earned by individual students…

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Posted: May 22, 2019

Seven University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were recognized in the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition. Four will now go on to compete in the National Championship in San Francisco from June 1-6. Telecommunication graduate Grace King, Telecommunication senior David Jones and Journalism graduate Meredith Sheldon…

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Posted: May 8, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students were recognized in the Florida Society of News Editors (FSNE) 2019 Journalism Contest Student Division. The annual competition honors the year’s best journalists. Winners include: Student Division Enterprise Writing: First Place, Alexa Lorenzo, Caitlin Ostroff, Ryan Serpico, Ethan Bauer, Gabrielle Calise…

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Posted: May 8, 2019

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students received top honors in the National 2018 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards competition. The awards recognize the best in student journalism. National SPJ Mark of Excellence winners include: Best Use of Multimedia: Mackenzie Behm, Journalism senior,…

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Posted: May 8, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Meryl Kornfield is one of only five UF Honors Program students that will be inducted into the second annual Honors Hall of Fame class. The UF Honors Program is a community of scholars, bound together by a shared interest in…

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Posted: May 2, 2019

Position/Title: Knight Division Student Assistant Details: The Knight Division of the College of Journalism and Communications is seeking student assistants for the PATH office front desk beginning Summer 2019. Students with a variety of talents and knowledge, from all four disciplines in the college are desired, however, we are keenly…

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Posted: May 1, 2019

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students, Journalism junior Camille Respess and Journalism senior Alexandria Ng, have received prestigious Dow Jones News Fund Internships (DJNF). DJNF provides paid summer internships in digital media, business reporting, news editing and data journalism for undergraduate and graduate students. Interns attend…

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Posted: April 30, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were honored in the 2019 Suncoast Student Production Awards competition sponsored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Suncoast Chapter. In the College Newscast category, Sofia Millar, Dolores Hinckley, Laurel Biddy, Alexis Howard, Claudia Perez-Brito, Gisselle Garcia,…

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Posted: April 29, 2019