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Iman Zawahry, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology lecturer and award-winning filmmaker, was awarded the Narrative Feature Grand Prize for her film “Americanish” from the 30th Heartland International Film Festival (HIFF) in Indianapolis on Oct. 15. This is the fourth honor for “Americanish.”…

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Posted: October 15, 2021

Roxane Coche, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Sports Journalism and Communication associate director and Media Production, Management, and Technology assistant professor, is featured in “Why the NFL Hasn’t Won Over Europe… Yet” a podcast on Cheddar News posted on Oct. 15 The podcast chronicles the NFL’s decades-long…

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Posted: October 15, 2021

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Posted: October 14, 2021

Aspiring Journalists       Fall 2021 series of programming presented by the Washington Press Club Foundation The Washington Press Club Foundation is pleased to host a series of webinars connecting aspiring journalists to Washington, DC reporters, editors and bureau chiefs. These programs are specifically designed for journalism students to gain practical insights…

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Posted: October 14, 2021

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, is quoted in “No Indigenous Women and Few Women of Color Were TV Guests on 2020 Sunday Morning News Shows” published on insider.com on Oct. 1. The article focuses on the overlapping crises and major news events…

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Posted: October 14, 2021

Deadline to apply October 29, 2021 ELIGIBILITY Applicants must be enrolled in college and working toward a degree (associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate) or may have graduated within six months of the internship start date. Previous daily newspaper experience is requested. All applications must include a cover letter, résumé and…

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Posted: October 14, 2021

WarnerMedia is planning to host a virtual info session and interviews on Monday, 10/18.  They will cover the following types of internship opportunities: CNN Digital, writing, newsgathering, video production, documentaries, weather, field reporting Show teams (AC 360, Don Lemon etc.), CNN business, original series, programming, fact checking Communications, sports and diversity…

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Posted: October 13, 2021

Benjamin Johnson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, and doctoral candidate Susanna Lee, are the co-authors of “Are They Being Authentic? The Effects of Self-Disclosure and Message Sidedness on Sponsored Post Effectiveness” published in the International Journal of Advertising on Oct. 11. Lee, the lead…

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Posted: October 12, 2021

UF researchers have collaborated on “Engaging Institutional Stakeholders to Develop and Implement Guidelines for Recruiting Participants in Research Studies Using Social Media: Mixed Methods, Multi-Phase Process” published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research on Aug. 10. In the study, the authors aimed to provide replicable procedures for developing and…

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Posted: October 12, 2021

Five University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni were selected for Florida Trend magazine’s 2021 edition of “Florida 500.” The honorees include Yolanda Cash Jackson, B.S. Journalism 1980, David Lawrence, Jr., B.S. Journalism 1963 and Hall of Fame 1982, Ava Parker, B.S. Journalism 1984, Ron Sachs, B.S. Journalism…

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Posted: October 12, 2021

UF Health Communications Marketing Manager Alisha Katz, B.S. Public Relations 2012, a has been named one of the Top 25 Hospital marketers in the U.S. for 2021 by DTC Perspectives, a publishing, conference/training, and consulting company specializing in consumer marketing of pharmaceutical and healthcare products. The Top Hospital Marketers of…

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Posted: October 12, 2021

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, is quoted in “What the Tech? How Facebook Makes You Angry” posted on wrcbtv.com on Oct. 6. The story focuses on…

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Posted: October 11, 2021