Moni Basu

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, is the recipient of one of 22 2019 Wilbur Awards from the Religion Communicators Council (RCC). Her entry, “A Gunman Killed His Brother. Now Farris Barkat is on an American Journey,” received…

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Posted: March 12, 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

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications announced today the addition of 15 new full-time faculty members, an expansion of faculty ranks that is believed to be unprecedented in the field. Included among the new positions is the Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer in Narrative Nonfiction. Both Connelly,…

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Posted: August 6, 2018

Veteran journalist Moni Basu will be joining the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) in the fall as the Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction. Both Mike and Linda Connelly are graduates of CJC and have been generous donors to UF. This gift, which helps to underwrite this and another…

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Posted: July 12, 2018