Learn basic principles of journalism (reporting, writing, ethics) with modern and emerging forms (social media, video, data journalism, coding) to become effective and compelling storytellers, journalists and communicators. Careers include:
Sportswriter and sportscaster
News app developer
Social media manager
For more information on the Journalism Department, send an e-mail to Department Chair Ted Spiker, or fill out the form on the right.
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News/info from the @UF Department of Journalism in the College of Journalism and Communications @UFJSchool.
UFCJC Journalism Assistant Professor @wagnercelest is the recipient of three National Communications Awards for her doctoral dissertation on media coverage of gender-based violence in Argentina and the United States.
I'm immensely honored & happy to share that my dissertation has also received two @NatComm outstanding dissertation awards: the NCA-wide Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Dissertation Award and the Political Communication Division Lynda Lee Kaid Outstanding Dissertation Award 😭🙏
We're excited to welcome @drewharwell back to Weimer!
CJC mourns the passing of journalism professor emeritus, Jon Roosenraad. Jon joined our faculty in 1968 at the age of 23. He served as chair of the Journalism Department from 1978 to 1994 and was assistant dean for student services from 1994-2006. More at https://www.jou.ufl.edu/2023/09/14/in-memoriam-jon-roosenraad/
Welcome to our Journalism Advisory Council, especially our new members.
Students: Stop in Monday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in Weimer 3032 to meet them, ask questions, get advice, etc…
Congrats to @UFJouDept grad and #UFinBerlin 2022 alum @RaeRiiskPhoto for her front-page photo 9/3/23 in the @GainesvilleSun. @UFJSchool @ProfSpiker @DeanHubBrown @photodaron @ufnppa @UFatWork @NPPA @WUFTNews
Our @FreshTakeFla program @UFJSchool sent student journalists in helicopter to survey damage from Hurricane Idalia over Florida’s hardest-hit region, where President Biden will visit Saturday. Here's their account: https://www.orlandosentinel.com/2023/09/01/hurricane-idalia-aerial-view-reveals-damage-in-floridas-hardest-hit-region/
That’s a wrap: Incredible coverage today by @UFJSchool students as Hurricane Idalia made landfall and moved through. Their news content on digital, radio and television was even picked up by national outlets like NPR and NBC’s TODAY Show. 🐊🔶🔷🌀
What a grand celebration last night for the UF in Berlin Journalism 2023 study abroad program. We unwrapped the book of student photojournalism projects from our trip in May. @UFJSchool @UF @GlobalGators @UFJouDept @DeanHubBrown @ProfSpiker #Berlin #photojournalism @UFatWork
Starting Year 5 @UFJSchool! First day of classes with my great students. Go Gators 🐊
Barnacle shells are providing clues to Malaysia Air flight 370's disappearance nearly a decade ago. Could these crustacean black boxes lead investigators to the crash site? My latest @NatGeo:
Welcome to our new @UFJSchool students! The team at the Innovation News Center had a blast meeting you and discussing all the immersive learning opportunities at your fingertips. 🔶🔷🐊🔥
PROUD: @WUFTNews special called “Hurricane Ian: The Aftermath” earned a National Student Murrow Award from @RTDNA. Huge congrats to former and current @UFJSchool students who completed this reporting during RTV3305. Names to follow. Watch the entry here: 1
CONGRATULATIONS, @UFJSchool students!
Next up for our newest faculty members is Ryan Hunt, who will join the Journalism Department as a sports lecturer. Hunt has worked for Sports Illustrated for 25 years and served as its co-editor-in-chief from 2019-23.
Welcome to UF! #AEJMC23
So proud to be a 2023 Lillian Kopenhaver Center Fellow! #AEJMC23 @UFJSchool @UFJouDept
This week, we will be introducing our newest faculty members! Up first is Dr. Jane Bambauer, UFCJC Brechner Eminent Scholar and First Amendment Project Director. Bambauer specializes in free speech, AI, social media, and the regulation of new technologies.
So happy for the @UFJSchool student journalists behind #WATERSHED, finalist in the 2023 @ONA awards, global prizes for excellence in digital journalism. More on this excellent #water project in thread. Entry & other💯finalists here: @pulitzercenter #OJA23
Congratulations to these amazing JOU faculty members, who were promoted to senior lecturer.
Cynthia Barnett @cynthiabarnett
Ted Bridis @tbridis
Harrison Hove @HarrisonHove
Thank you for all you do for the @UFJSchool.
I am spending the week with incredible high school students from all over the country. More than 170 students are pumped up about journalism at @UFJSchool’s Summer Media Institute! 🔷🔶🐊