Profiles

Three recent University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) graduates have continued their studies by going to law school. Here are their stories, plus a few tips for anyone considering a legal career.   By Melissa Lutz Blouin Lindsey Zionts, B.S. Telecommunication 2013 Partway through Lindsey Zionts Telecommunication degree,…

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Posted: May 31, 2018

By Alexa Asendorf, B.S. Public Relations, 2013 A perfect GPA and nationally ranked athlete. An academic unicorn? If so, we found one at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC). Twenty-two-year-old Mary Josephine “Josie” Kuhlman is a UFCJC public relations senior with a 4.0 and a national…

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Posted: April 6, 2018

Brett Ball watched the time tick by as she sat on the couch of her newly assigned sports psychologist. It felt like she had lost everything. She spent her entire life preparing to be a basketball star, following a legacy of professionals in her family — both of her aunts…

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Posted: January 17, 2018

“As a communicator, my dream is to positively affect the narrative surrounding immigrants,” said University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations senior Eugenia Blaubach. Born in Venezuela, she came to the U.S. with her parents when she was seven years old. After high school, she wanted to…

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Posted: January 17, 2018

“Can you combine journalism with computer coding? Well of course you can,” claims Andrew Briz, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication senior. “No not only can it be done, but it can be done easily with a new web application I designed.” “LongForm is my crowning achievement.…

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Posted: January 17, 2018

Learning about mistreatment of workers and harmful environmental practices by some clothing manufacturers inspired Morgan Gill to pursue the “slow clothing” movement and make a difference for women in developing countries. Q.  What are you studying at CJC? A.  Advertising with a focus in health communications. Q.  How did you…

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Posted: January 17, 2018

By his 20th birthday, Merrett Fay had traveled to and photographed over 22 countries. Self-taught, he has a knack for capturing the moment wherever he may be. Fay, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Innovation Academy Advertising sophomore, discovered his talent and passion for photography at the…

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Posted: January 17, 2018