Great Storytellers

On Oct. 4, 2022, award-winning journalist and columnist Carl Hiaasen shared insights with University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students about the craft...

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Posted: October 13, 2022

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Carl Hiaasen

 By Lila Greenberg, B.S. Telecommunication 2022 What award-winning journalist, columnist, and best-selling novelist Carl Hiaasen, B.S. Journalism 1974, loved most about being a columnist at the Miami Herald was representing the shared thoughts and outrage of readers. “What I always tried to do is be a voice for readers… you…

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Posted: October 13, 2022

Sovereign Brands CEO and UF alumnus Brett Berish was interviewed by CJC Dean Hub Brown on Sept. 13, 2022 as part of the College’s Great Storytellers...

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Posted: September 21, 2022

Jeff Klinkenberg, B.S. Journalism 1971, is a devotee of Florida, a rare breed of native son who has embraced Florida’s beauty, faults, and immense changes....

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Posted: November 9, 2018

Warren Zanes, Ph.D., is a musician, teacher and writer whose subjects range from Jimmy Rodgers to Dusty Springfield to the history of Warner Bros. Records. He...

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Posted: September 27, 2018

Claire Smith is a pioneering, female sports journalist who has been covering baseball for more than three decades, including seven years as a national baseball writer...

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Posted: February 28, 2018

Best-selling authors Michael Connelly (B.S. Journalism 1980, Alumnus of Distinction 2003) and James Patterson spoke in the Reitz Union as part of GatorNights on February...

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Posted: February 24, 2017

The Great Storytellers series talk with best-selling author and Alumnus of Distinction Michael Connelly, JM 1980, is featured in the September 22, 2015 story in The Independent Florida Alligator, “UF journalism alumnus Michael Connelly shares insight on storytelling.”

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Posted: September 22, 2015

Best-selling and critically acclaimed author Michael Connelly returns to his educational roots at the University of Florida to talk about the art and craft of...

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Posted: September 21, 2015