Student News

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

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student films and news reports were nominated for recognition in the National Academy of Arts and Sciences (NATAS) 2020 Suncoast Chapter Student Production Awards competition. Two films from the CJC Narrative Collaborative Filmmaking course led by Telecommunication Lecturer Iman Zawahry received nominations.…

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Posted: April 29, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Bateman Competition team has been named one of the top three finalists in the 2020 contest. The CJC team, led by doctoral student Pamala Proverbs, was comprised of Public Relations seniors Sawyer Carlton, Erin…

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Posted: April 28, 2020

Are your pursuing a career as a Broadcast/Digital Meteorologist? This free webinar will offer advice on how to be creative with forecasting and producing weather content …many times from the great indoors!

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Posted: April 21, 2020

The first presentation in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ new online “Great Storytellers: Women and the Art of Film” series was featured in “CJC Hosts First Women and the Art of Film Speaker” written by Journalism junior Julia Collins and published in The Independent Florida Alligator…

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Posted: April 20, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Fresh Take Florida student reporters, Journalism senior Tobie Nell Perkins and Journalism junior Karina Elwood, are the recipients of the weekly Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) College Coronavirus Coverage Award. This is the third consecutive week that UF student journalists have received…

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Posted: April 16, 2020