Telecommunication

By Tracy Wright, B.S. Public Relations 1999 Any Gator basketball fan’s heart will skip a few beats at the mention of Corey Brewer, Taurean Green, Al Horford and Joakim Noah, the stars of UF’s back-to-back national championship team in 2006 and 2007 (not to mention three consecutive SEC championships between…

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Posted: August 20, 2018

By William Clewis, B.S. Public Relations 2020 Most UF College of Journalism and Communications majors measure their success by achievements in communication fields.  But for some, like NBA All-star and CJC Telecommunication major Al Horford, success is measured in championship seasons. And by that measure, Horford has had a remarkable…

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Posted: August 20, 2018

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) announced today that award-winning filmmaker Iman Zawahry will join the College in the fall as a full-time lecturer teaching beginning and advanced field production and narrative filmmaking. Zawahry has been an adjunct telecommunication production professor at UFCJC since 2014. Zawahry…

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Posted: March 29, 2018

Award-winning digital media scholar Jieun Shin, Ph.D., will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications in fall 2018 as an assistant professor in the Department of Telecommunication. Shin is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Southern California Center for Applied Network Analysis in the Department of Preventive…

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Posted: March 7, 2018

Stephanie Tinoco, B.S. Telecommunication 2015, recently joined the WSOC-TV Channel 9 Eyewitness News team as a reporter. WSOC-TV is the ABC-television network affiliate in Charlotte, N.C. Prior to her new position, Tinoco served as a reporter and fill-in anchor for FOX affiliate WFTX in Fort Myers, Fla. While at WFTX,…

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Posted: September 18, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni Ben Murphy, B.S. Telecommunication 2017, placed sixth overall in the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA) All-America Program. The national competition recognizes the most outstanding collegiate radio and TV sports broadcasters. Judges included leading members of the sports broadcasting industry and…

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Posted: June 2, 2017

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications on March 31, 2017 honored outstanding alumni, faculty, staff and graduate and undergraduate students during its annual awards banquet. The award winners include: 2017 Alumni of Distinction: Sandor Bondorowsky, B.S. Telecommunication 1992 Amy Burnett Gravina. B.S. Public Relations 1976, MAMC 1978…

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Posted: April 4, 2017

Amaury Sablon, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication junior, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2017 OPC Scholar Awards Luncheon in New York City.  Sablon was among 15 aspiring foreign correspondents selected by a panel of leading journalists from a pool…

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Posted: March 7, 2017

An article by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Assistant Professor Jasmine McNealy was recently published in the Tulane Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property. The article, entitled “Reconsidering Privacy-Promising Technologies,” was co-authored with University of Oregon Assistant Professor Heather Shoenberger. The article examines the idea of…

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Posted: January 6, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Assistant Professor Yu-Hao Lee has been awarded one of only four grants from the 2017 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Emerging Scholars Program. Lee’s proposal, ““Feeling Right about the News: A Motivated Information Processing Examination of the Effects…

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Posted: January 6, 2017

Scott Tatter, B.S. Telecommunication 1984, had his defining moment one night at a music nightclub. Tatter graduated from the CJC with a degree in hand and had no clue what his future held. He was supposed to be a football phenomenon, but that never happened after he blew out his…

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Posted: August 2, 2016