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CALLING ALL CREATIVE WOMEN: DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN ADVERTISING? Wunderman Thompson calls for applications by June 3rd , 2019. Wunderman Thompson’s Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship awards five individual scholarships for up to $10,000; an internship at a Wunderman Thompson office in her respective region; a WT mentor and “first-look” placement…

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Posted: April 22, 2019

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni were honored as part of the UF Alumni Association 2019 “40 Gators Under 40” awards. The awards honor young alumni whose achievements positively reflect UF. The CJC alumni honorees include Journalism major Karen Persis, Telecommunication majors Ashley Boxer and Laura…

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Posted: April 22, 2019

By Max Chesnes, Journalism Senior At 71-years-old, Larry Lancit, B.S. Telecommunication 1970 and Hall of Fame 1992, is still hard at work. Why retire when every day brings a new adventure? Why stop now, when your work means something so deeply to you that it gets you out of bed…

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Posted: April 18, 2019

Tom Kelleher, professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department, was quoted in “Television Advertising is Getting More Personal” published in EContent Magazine Spring 2019 edition. The original article requires a subscription to view. The article focuses on broadcast television and how digital…

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Posted: April 18, 2019

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen Lecturer in Investigative Reporting, was quoted in “Glasser: What the President Gets Wrong About the Press” published in The Daily Caller on April 16. Charles J. Glasser, Jr., NYU professor of Media Ethics, asks Bridis to comment on…

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Posted: April 18, 2019

Mindy Marqués, B.S. Journalism 1986 and 2012 Hall of Fame inductee, is the 2019 Gran Caiman honoree at the UF Association of Hispanic Alumni’s (UF-AHA) Gator Guayabera Guateque. Marqués is the publisher of The Miami Herald. The Gator Guayabera Guateque (GGG) was started in 2004 by the UF-AHA and is…

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Posted: April 18, 2019

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in an April 1 deadspin.com story about New England Patriots’ owner Robert Kraft’s attempt to block the release of an allegedly incriminating video. In the article, lawyers for Kraft are trying…

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Posted: April 18, 2019

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Posted: April 17, 2019

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Rob Hiaasen Lecturer in Investigative Reporting, was part of an Associated Press team that was named a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist in National Reporting. Tampa Bay Times editor Kathleen McGrory, a journalism adjunct professor at the College, was a…

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Posted: April 16, 2019

Frank Waddell, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, is quoted in “Retailer on Military Bases Says TV News Is Too ‘Divisive.’ Its Suggestion? Tune to Sports” published in The New York Times on April 13. The article features a decision made by the Army &…

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Posted: April 16, 2019

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Trump Dismisses Fears Assange Case Signals Effort to Stifle Media” posted on KTXS-TV, the ABC affiliate in Abilene, Texas. The article features President Trump’s attempt to…

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Posted: April 16, 2019

Kathleen Kelly, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations professor, will retire at the end of the spring 2019 semester after 16 years at the College, including three years as chair of the Public Relations Department. Kelly is widely recognized as the leading authority on fundraising…

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Posted: April 15, 2019