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The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications online Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations has received the number one ranking by TheBestSchools.org for 2018. The top online PR degree ranking was based on curriculum, significant rankings from major publications, and affordability. TheBestSchools.org team reviewed all accredited online Bachelor’s in…

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Posted: July 2, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “The GRE: Nine Frequently Answered Questions” published in US News & World Report on June 25. The article focuses on the GRE, a standardized test designed to measure…

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Posted: July 2, 2018

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students have been selected to participate in the prestigious Television Academy Foundation’s 2018 Internship Program. Telecommunication junior Calie Michael will be a talent agency intern at Allegory Creative Management, LLC in Sherman Oaks, California, and Telecommunication senior Tamara Dobry was selected…

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Posted: July 2, 2018

Natalie Asorey, B.S. Public Relations 2013, will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) this fall as a Public Relations lecturer teaching public relations writing and social media. Asorey most recently was head of social media at BODEN, a leading cross-cultural communication agency based in Miami, where…

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Posted: July 2, 2018

A year ago, Dania Alexandrino was filming a newscast for a Univision affiliate in Puerto Rico, and twenty-four hours later, she was overhauling the Innovation News Center’s (INC) Spanish-language department at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. Today, the Puerto Rican native’s fast-paced nature matches the tone…

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Posted: June 28, 2018

WUFT.org is the recipient of a 2018 RTDNA National Edward R. Murrow Award in the Best Small Market Radio Website category. The website is home to WUFT News, North Central Florida’s NPR and PBS affiliate, disseminating news and information on radio, television and digital from the University of Florida College…

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Posted: June 21, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) student journalists had a stellar 2017-18 news awards season receiving both regional and national recognition in multiple competitions. The following is a summary of the honors. Hearst National and Intercollegiate Awards:  A total of 13 Intercollegiate awards, including one first-place winner…

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Posted: June 21, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, is the author of “Fane Lozman’s Long Fight to Criticize Riviera Beach May Go On, Supreme Court Rules” published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 19. In the column, Calvert…

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Posted: June 21, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UF CJC) alumnus Matt Hodge, B.S. Advertising 1994, is the new UF Foundation associate vice president of Alumni Relations and executive director of the UF Alumni Association. In his new role, Hodge will guide programs that connect the University’s more than 425,000…

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Posted: June 19, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was quoted in “Experts Question TV Station’s Role in Orlando Police Hostage Negotiation” published in the Orlando Sentinel on June 15. The article focuses on a hostage situation where a man…

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Posted: June 18, 2018

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 “How a Social-Media Professor Protects His Privacy Online…and You Can, Too”  published in the June 2018 edition of BottomLine Inc. The article focuses on the…

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Posted: June 18, 2018

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is the author of the opinion piece, “Who’s Willing to Bet that State Lotteries are Free of Manipulation?,” published in The Washington Post on June 12. In the article, LoMonte raises the concern…

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Posted: June 14, 2018