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Professionals and students from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications public radio stations WUFT-FM/WJUF-FM and the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network, headquartered at the College’s Division of Media Properties, were recognized for their efforts in providing live and ongoing coverage of Hurricane Irma to listeners throughout the state of…

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Posted: October 2, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information was quoted in “FOI Flip: Agencies Sting Record Requesters, Especially Students, Through Reverse FOIAs” published in The FOI Files Third Quarter 2017 edition. In the article, LoMonte comments on the trend…

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Posted: September 29, 2017

Michael Leslie, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communication Telecommunication associate professor, has been appointed faculty advisor to The Agency, a team of CJC professionals and students who develop client campaigns with a millennial focus. Leslie has 35 years of experience as a teacher, advisor and mentor to students,…

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Posted: September 29, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, authored the column “Student Journalists Deserve More Protection” published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 27. In the column, LoMonte comments on decreasing newsroom employment and the increasing number of…

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Posted: September 29, 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 quoted in “This Dangerous Sex Trend Could Give You an STD – Or Worse,” published in the Reader’s Digest October 2017 edition. In the article, Selepak comments…

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Posted: September 29, 2017

Clay Calvert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication and director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, recently participated in the Cato Institute 16th annual Constitution Day Symposium in Washington, D.C. Calvert was part of the First Amendment Challenges panel discussion…

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Posted: September 26, 2017

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

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