Tom Kelleher

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced that Advertising Department Professor and Chair Tom Kelleher has been named Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research. He succeeds Advertising Professor Debbie Treise who will step down from the position this fall after 16 years. As associate dean, Kelleher…

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Posted: April 24, 2019

Tom Kelleher, professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department, was quoted in “Television Advertising is Getting More Personal” published in EContent Magazine Spring 2019 edition. The original article requires a subscription to view. The article focuses on broadcast television and how digital…

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Posted: April 18, 2019

Tom Kelleher, professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department, was selected to participate in the prestigious SEC Academic Leadership Academy Development Program (SEC ALDP) 10th Cohort.

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Posted: March 5, 2018

Tom Kelleher, professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department, was quoted in “CEOs Parted from Trump – as Local Business Leaders Stay Silent. Why?” published in The Palm Beach Post on Aug. 30. Kelleher comments on Palm Beach County businesses’ silence on…

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Posted: September 1, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Professor and Department Chair Tom Kelleher’s 2006 article, “Organizational Blogs and the Human Voice: Relational Strategies and Relational Outcomes,” was selected by Google Scholar for inclusion in Classic Papers, “a collection of highly-cited papers in their area of research that have…

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Posted: June 15, 2017

By Tom Kelleher You would know the difference between a “real” news story and a story written for or by an advertiser, right? Especially when a story is labeled “advertisement” right there at the top of your screen. Even if that label was something murkier like “BrandVoice” and pushed down…

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Posted: June 8, 2017

Tom Kelleher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department chair, and Richard Shumate, UFCJC doctoral student and former CNN news editor, have published articles in MediaShift focusing on fake news on May 30 and May 18, respectively. Kelleher is the author of the May 30 article “What…

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Posted: May 30, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising faculty and students presented papers at the annual American Academy of Advertising conference in Boston. The presentations and panelists included: Assistant Professor Eunice Kim, Going native (or not): Antecedents of Consumer Avoidance of Native Advertising on Social Networking Sites​ with co-authors Yoo Jin Chung,…

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Posted: March 28, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department Chair and Professor Tom Kelleher is the author of Public Relations: Engagement, Conversation, Influence, Transparency, Trust, a new public relations textbook recently published by Oxford University Press. The book, which seamlessly integrates foundational public relations principles with “technical and cultural…

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Posted: January 25, 2017

Tom Kelleher, professor and chair of the Department of Advertising at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, recently published a new textbook, named Public Relations. One reviewer said “Public Relations is the textbook you’ve always wanted. It covers all the important aspects of public relations thoroughly and in a style…

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Posted: January 25, 2017

By Tom Kelleher In 2005, Nicholas Negroponte founded the non-profit One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization. The organization leveraged $1 billion of investment and partnerships with individuals, UN agencies and organizations like eBay, Red Hat, Google and News Corporation to pursue a broad goal of providing a “rugged, low-cost, low-power,…

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Posted: December 14, 2016

The Palm Beach Post quotes University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department Chair Tom Kelleher on a May 10, 2016 story “National Hurricane Center, there’s no app for that,” on the value of mobile apps for information sharing and tracking.

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Posted: May 11, 2016