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Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, was named a UF Warrington College of Business Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center 2017-18 Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow. During her fellowship, McNealy will research and create a “lab” that connects business, communicators and the broader public to promote understanding…

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Posted: September 22, 2017

TVNEWS ANCHOR AUDITIONS for Spring 2018:            MONDAY 10/16 7:00PM                     PLEASE BRING A RESUME (or 2 or 3) AND ARRIVE IN THE I.N.C. BY 6:30PM! WE WILL HAVE A NEWS AUDITION FOLLOWED BY A SPORTS AUDITION WEATHER USES A SEPARATE PROCESS…SEE JEFF HUFFMAN “NOTICIAS 90”…APPLY WITH DANIA ALEXANDRINO THE NEWS POOL…

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Posted: September 22, 2017

DC Fall Internship Scholarship Applications Open! Deadline: October 1, 2017 The DC Gator Club has an open application process for one $1,500 scholarship for a University of Florida undergraduate or graduate student with an internship in the greater Washington, DC area for the 2017 fall semester. This scholarship is made…

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Posted: September 21, 2017

Rich Preuss, B.S. Telecommunication 1996, received a 2017  Creative Arts Emmy Award from the Television Academy in the Original Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within an Unscripted Program category. Preuss was co-executive producer for the online program: ”The Oscars: All Access.” During the national broadcast, Preuss spent time backstage with…

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Posted: September 18, 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

  Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was interviewed in “’Tech Industry is Getting a Free Ride on Personal Information” on CNBC on Sept. 15. In the interview, Selepak, along with Vivek Wadhwa, distinguished…

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Posted: September 18, 2017

Stephanie Tinoco, B.S. Telecommunication 2015, recently joined the WSOC-TV Channel 9 Eyewitness News team as a reporter. WSOC-TV is the ABC-television network affiliate in Charlotte, N.C. Prior to her new position, Tinoco served as a reporter and fill-in anchor for FOX affiliate WFTX in Fort Myers, Fla. While at WFTX,…

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Posted: September 18, 2017

Mother Jones is currently accepting applications for its prestigious Ben Bagdikian Fellowship Program, located in San Francisco and Washington, DC. This is a full-time opportunity, starting in December and lasting six months, with the possibility of an additional six-month extension.  Tracking the connections between Russia and the Trump administration. Sifting…

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Posted: September 15, 2017

  Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information was quoted in “A Nationwide Movement Protecting the Student Press from Censorship Gaines Momentum” published in the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on Sept. 8. The article focuses…

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Posted: September 13, 2017

Ophir Lehavy, student success coach at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications was quoted in “Helping Freshman Succeed: Tips from College Advisors” in The Washington Post on Sept. 11. Lehavy teaches online courses for the College’s Global Strategic Communications and Public Relations programs. In the article, she…

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Posted: September 13, 2017