Student News

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication junior Laurel Biddy has received the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Richard Eaton Foundation Award. Biddy was one of nine students from seven different campuses that were awarded scholarships in the BEA 2018-2019 competition. The winners were selected by the BEA Scholarship…

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Posted: November 28, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Drea Cornejo was selected for the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Dave Martin Student Grant. The $1,000 grant, named after longtime Associated Press photographer David “Mullet” Martin, who passed away suddenly on Jan. 1, 2014 while on assignment in Atlanta, is awarded…

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Posted: November 14, 2017

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising students were selected for the national American Advertising Federation (AAF) Most Promising Multicultural Students program. Seniors Lesly Ramirez, Edward Hiraldo, Amanda Churchill and Mayra Yaji will travel to New York City from Feb. 12 to 15 to participate in the…

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Posted: November 3, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Ethan Bauer tells the story of four CJC alumni working at the Las Vegas Review-Journal who covered the largest mass shooting in American history on Oct. 1. Scott Davidson, B.S. Journalism 2013, Wade Millward, B.S. Journalism 2014, Rachel Crosby, B.S.…

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Posted: October 17, 2017

Lauren Crawford, a Telecommunication major with a Sports Management concentration from c/o 2015, works as a writer and reporter for OKMagazine.com. In her current position, she writes and produces daily articles on breaking entertainment news, interviews celebrities (both on and off the red carpet), and provides weekly entertainment recaps. Though looking ahead…

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Posted: October 16, 2017

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications online social media graduate students are competing to create a marketing plan for Winterfell Tours featured in the HBO series “Game of Thrones.” The capstone class project is chronicled in “Real World Comes to UF Class Through ‘Game of Thrones’ Campaign”…

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Posted: September 18, 2017

Event: The Agency Internship Panel Date: Thursday 9/14 Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Location: The Agency, Weimer Hall Room 1000 Students will share information on their internship experience.  Panel:   Keiran Sheridan-Weber Shandwick NYC, Global Strategic Media Intern Graham Olney-Publicis Health in Digitas Health, Account Management Intern Danielle Villar-Cisco-Global…

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Posted: August 29, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism  senior Drea Cornejo received third-place in the 2017 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest. Her winning entry, “Waiting for Water in Cuba,” examines the water woes facing the 2.1 million residents of Havana, where some people lack running water and must rely…

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Posted: August 23, 2017