Journalism

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism assistant professor, and doctoral student Ernest Makata participated in the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) 42nd Annual Convention in Columbus, Ohio, from Sept. 28-30. Grant was a member of a panel discussion on “Black Power to Work: This…

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Posted: October 3, 2023

Celeste Wagner, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, is the recipient of a 2023 National Communications Association (NCA) Gerald R. Miller Doctoral Dissertation Award and the NCA Political Communications Division Lynda Lee Kaid Outstanding Dissertation Award. Wagner defended her doctoral dissertation, “Responding to Media Coverage…

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Posted: September 29, 2023

Jon Roosenraad, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism professor emeritus, passed away at age 78 on Sept. 13 in Gainesville. Roosenrad joined the UFCJC faculty in 1968 at the age of 23. He was the last faculty member hired by Rae Weimer, the first dean of…

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Posted: September 14, 2023

Herbert Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Journalism senior lecturer, is the author of “What a journalism Educator Learned During a Summer at the Los Angeles Times” published on poynter.org on Sept. 11. Lowe spent seven weeks as a visiting academic fellow in the Times Sports…

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Posted: September 11, 2023

Sponsor: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Funding Opportunity Title: COVID-19, Vaccines, and Global Health Inequities Key words: COVID-19, Global Health System, Mass media, journalism, documentary film Link to RFP:  https://pulitzercenter.org/grants-fellowships/opportunities-journalists/covid-19-vaccines-and-global-health-inequities Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Funding available: We do not have a budget range. We will consider projects of…

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Posted: September 10, 2023

Sponsor: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Funding Opportunity Title: Gender Equality Grants Key words: Gender Equality, Women, Mass media, journalism, documentary film Link to RFP:  https://pulitzercenter.org/grants-fellowships/opportunities-journalists/gender-equality-grants Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Funding available: We do not have a budget range. We will consider projects of any scope and size…

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Posted: September 10, 2023

Sponsor: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Funding Opportunity Title: Threats to Democracy Key words: Democracy, Misinformation, Mass media, journalism, documentary film Link to RFP:  https://pulitzercenter.org/grants-fellowships/opportunities-journalists/threats-democracy-us Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Funding available: We do not have a budget range. We will consider projects of any scope and size, and…

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Posted: September 10, 2023

Sponsor: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Funding Opportunity Title: Science Misinformation: Journalism in the Age of Truth Decay Key words: Misinformation, Mass media, journalism, documentary film Link to RFP:  https://pulitzercenter.org/grants-fellowships/opportunities-journalists/science-misinformation Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Funding available: We do not have a budget range. We will consider projects of…

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Posted: September 10, 2023

Sponsor: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Funding Opportunity Title: Machine Learning Reporting Grants Key words: Machine Learning, Mass media, journalism, documentary film Link to RFP:  https://pulitzercenter.org/grants-fellowships/opportunities-journalists/machine-learning-reporting-grants Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Funding available: We do not have a budget range for these Machine Learning Grants. We will consider projects…

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Posted: September 10, 2023

Sponsor: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Funding Opportunity Title: War in Ukraine Initiative Key words: Ukraine, Mass media, journalism, documentary film Link to RFP:  https://pulitzercenter.org/journalism/initiatives/war-ukraine Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Funding available: Awards cover reporting costs and are based on reasonable, detailed budgets. Most awards for international travel are…

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Posted: September 10, 2023

Gray Television, a leading media broadcast company, is starting a series of virtual events aimed at helping students learn more about a career in broadcast journalism directly from their newsroom leaders! They will discuss the importance of internships- and how to get a paid one! They will also talk about…

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Posted: August 29, 2023

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) has announced that five faculty have been promoted. Environmental Journalist in Residence Cynthia Barnett has been promoted to senior lecturer. Barnett has covered water and climate stories worldwide and she has led UFCJC student multimedia projects on current environmental concerns…

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Posted: August 17, 2023