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“Five Questions With…” is a series of profiles of CJC graduates and the career paths they chose. David Bearman, B.S. Telecommunication 2001 1. Tell us about your current job? As Deputy Editor of Sports Betting for ESPN, I oversee the direction of our sports betting editorial content. On a daily…

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Posted: January 18, 2022

NBCU Academy, NBCU News Group’s multi-platform journalism training and development program, will partner with the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) as one of 13 new higher education institutions to join the program in 2022, NBCU News Group Chairman Cesar Conde announced today. The new cohort grows…

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Posted: January 18, 2022

Benjamin Johnson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is the co-author of two articles published in “Technology in a Time of Social Distancing, a special collection in Technology, Mind and Behavior, Volume 3, Issue 1, Spring 2022. The first article, “Media Use and Avoidance Experiences…

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Posted: January 13, 2022

Daniel Seco, M.A.M.C. 2010, and his company Empirical Evidence, was recently selected for the 2021 Black List, an annual survey of the most-liked motion picture screenplays in Hollywood not yet produced, for his client’s project “WAIT LIST.” Seco is the literary manager for Empirical Evidence based in Los Angeles, a full-service…

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Posted: January 13, 2022

Twice per year, the DC Gator Club opens its application process to award one (1) J. Richard Sewell Internship Scholarship of $1,500 for a University of Florida student with an internship based in the greater Washington, DC area (DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia). This scholarship is made possible by DC…

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Posted: January 13, 2022

Do you have an interest in working with a faculty member on advanced research? Are you thinking about graduate school or a career that involves research? Would $1,750 help? This year, CJC has five allocations for the University Scholars Program (USP). Undergraduate scholars receive a $1,750 stipend to support their research…

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Posted: January 12, 2022

Journalism and Communications Ambassador (JCA) applications are due Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, by 11:59 PM. Requirements to apply: Must be a College of Journalism and Communications students for at least a single semester (including summer B semester). Have taken/are currently enrolled in RTV2100, MMC 2100, or JOU3109. Must have a…

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Posted: January 12, 2022

Tony Hernandez, B.S. Telecommunication 1997 and Hall of Fame 2019, and Lilly Burns, co-founders of Jax Media, have both been promoted to president of Imagine Entertainment. The duo will manage film and television at the Brian Grazer and Ron Howard-run company which acquired Jax Media in 2018. Hernandez and Burns…

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Posted: January 11, 2022

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) student journalists were recognized in the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition. Journalism senior Sarah Breske and Thomas Weber, B.S. Journalism 2021, tied for 12th place in the Feature Writing Competition. Pamela Comme, B.S. Telecommunication 2021, received sixth place in the…

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Posted: January 11, 2022

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, David Finkel, B.S. Telecommunication 1977 and Hall of Fame 2007, and John Woodrow Cox, B.S. Journalism 2008, are featured in Writers on Writing: Inside the Lives of 55 Distinguished Writers and Editors…

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Posted: January 11, 2022

Duties include but are not limited to: Basic clerical work and phone reception Knight Division event and office promotion Promotion and marketing assistance Develop creative and engaging content for social media outlets Provide CJC guests with general information about the Knight Division, college, and events Deliver virtual and/or physical tours…

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Posted: January 11, 2022

Report for America Information Session – Journalism Positions January 12, 2022 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Register Now Report for America is a national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities. Report for America has over 150 journalism internships available, and our…

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Posted: January 11, 2022