Ann Christiano

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, is quoted in “In the COIVD-19 Vaccine Push, No One is Speaking Gen Z’s Language” published on statnews.com on April 8. The article focuses on the lack of useful COVID-19 information from federal or…

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Posted: April 9, 2021

The Center for Public Interest Communications and The Agency , located in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, on Feb. 26 conducted a virtual presentation, “Healthy Gainesville: Research Finding and Strategic Recommendations,” for the National League of Cities University Communities Council meeting on their mask-wearing campaign collaboration…

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Posted: March 2, 2021

Despite more than 450,000 deaths from COVID-19 so far in the U.S., nearly a third of Americans say they definitely or probably will not get the vaccine, according to a recent Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs survey. If those numbers hold, it will be well short of the number…

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Posted: February 14, 2021

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, Telecommunication senior Sammie Green and Stephanie Strickland, B.S. Telecommunication 2020, were quoted in “UF Student Marketing Plan Encourages Masks in Bars to Stave Off COVID” published in The Gainesville Sun on Jan. 29. The…

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Posted: February 3, 2021

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, were featured in the GovExec Daily podcast “Establishing Public Trust in a Vaccine” on Dec. 7. Christiano and Barry discuss how officials can promote…

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Posted: December 8, 2020

This article was originally published in The Conversation on Nov. 4, 2020. The article was written by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications Director Ann Christiano and Post-doctoral Research Associate Jack Barry.  Featured image above by Scott Eisen via Getty Images. The pharmaceutical…

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Posted: December 1, 2020

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, are the authors of “Coronavirus Vaccines: Health Experts Identify Ways to Build Public Trust” published on The Conversation on Nov. 24. Christiano and Barry…

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Posted: November 25, 2020

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, and Jack Barry, a post-doctoral research associate for the Center, collaborated with four scholars for “An Urgent Plea to Philanthropy: Help Us Persuade People to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine” published in The Chronicle of…

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Posted: November 20, 2020

“Unmuted: What Works, What Doesn’t, and How We Can All Do Better When Working Together Online” is a new report released by The Goodman Center in partnership with  the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications (CPIC) and a consortium of non-profit organizations. With…

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Posted: October 19, 2020

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications director, is quoted in “U.S. COVID-19 Survivors to Honor Dead Sunday, Rally Online for Effective Pandemic Response” published on reuters.com on Oct. 3. The article focuses on the first online National COVID-19 Remembrance event designed…

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Posted: October 5, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty members who were part of a COVID-19 healthy behaviors research team were included in the opinion piece “Looking Out for One Another – Our Shared Responsibility” by UF Vice President for Student Affairs D’Andra Mull. It was published in The Independent…

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Posted: July 29, 2020

Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications and Center for Public Interest Communications director, is featured in “Frank Karel Chair Ann Christiano Builds a Field Where There Never Was a Field,” an episode of the “Let’s Hear It!” podcast posted…

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Posted: April 30, 2020