Mira Lowe

Mira Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) assistant dean for student experiences and Innovation News Center director, was selected as a 2021-2022 Fellow for the Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium’s Academic Leadership Development Program (SECU/ALDP). SECU/ALDP identifies, prepares and advances academic leaders for roles within SEC institutions and…

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Posted: June 21, 2021

WUFT News, a leading news organization in Gainesville, Florida, is the recipient of a Report for America (RFA) reporter position to cover racial inequity in East Gainesville. WUFT News is located in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ Innovation News Center and provides news to several broadcast…

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Posted: December 8, 2020

Mira Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) assistant dean for student experiences and Innovation News Center director, contributed to “Graduates’ Prospects: Can Job Seekers Navigate the Pandemic-Battered Labor Market?” published in CQ Researcher on Dec. 4. The report focuses on career prospects for college graduates during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Posted: December 7, 2020

When Report for America announced the selection of 225 journalists for its 2020-21 reporting corps recently, it shared welcomed news for those calling on newsrooms to better reflect the diversity of the communities they serve: 42 percent of this year’s corps are persons of color. This stands in contrast to the reality…

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Posted: May 11, 2020

In the third of our series of We Are CJC videos celebrating Black History Month, Mira Lowe, assistant dean for student experiences and director of...

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Posted: February 27, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications today launched “We Are CJC,” a multicultural initiative created to highlight and support the College’s diverse faculty, staff, and student body. In celebration of Black History Month, “We Are CJC” will highlight five Black, female faculty, staff and students who are…

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Posted: February 14, 2020

Mira Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications assistant dean for student experiences and Innovation News Center director, and Jasmine McNealy, CJC Telecommunication associate professor, are featured in Nieman Lab Predictions for Journalism 2020. The annual edition features predictions for 2020 from “some of the smartest people in journalism…

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Posted: January 6, 2020

Mira Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) assistant dean for student experiences and Innovation News Center director, is the new president of the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) for 2019-2020. JAWS is an organization for working journalists, journalism educators and researchers from across the country. Members meet in…

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Posted: September 24, 2019

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and staff were among 21 at UF who were selected for the UF Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals (ALAP) program. Public Relations Department Chair Marcia DiStaso, Assistant Dean for Student Experiences and Innovation News Center Director Mira Lowe and…

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Posted: May 29, 2019

Mira Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Innovation News Center (INC) director, has been promoted to the new position of Assistant Dean for Student Experiences. She will continue in her role as INC Director. In her expanded role, Lowe will be a team leader and facilitator for all…

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Posted: April 24, 2019

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced the launch of Fresh Take Florida, an effort to provide coverage of Florida state government at a time when state capitals are increasingly under-covered. Six student journalists, all graduating seniors, will be covering executive-branch agency operations as well…

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Posted: January 29, 2019

Mira Lowe, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Innovation News Center, is the author of “The Year of the Local Watchdog” published in NeimanLab Predictions for Journalism 2018. Lowe offers her predictions for the upcoming year and suggests that accountability reporting has never been more…

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Posted: December 21, 2017