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April 9, 2007

Kaplan in Korean
John Kaplan's book, Photo
Success, was
published in
Korean. The
published by
Writer 's
Digest, is in
its third printing.
Pulitzer Prize winner

Mike Weigold, advertising semors Bienvenido (Benny) lorres and lliana Espineira, and
Lisa Duke-Cornell at the American Advertising Federation's Most Promising Minority
Students Program in February.

Alexander earns
his Ph.D.
Laurence Alexander recently
defended his
Doctrine in
Rights and
Alexander Prerogatives,"
at Florida

State University.
He will receive
Education April 2

a Ph.D. in Higher

Retired Johnson &
Johnson VP spends
time at the College
Bill Nielsen, retired corporate vice
president of Johnson & Johnson,
served as a Hearst Visiting
Professional for the Department of
Public Relations last month. He
presented "Rebuilding Trust: The
Essential Role of Public Relations."
'Angel' spreads
its wings
Churchill Roberts, Sandra
Dickson, Cindy Hill, and Cara
Pilson recently held the first public
showing of their latest documentary,
"Angel of Ahlem," at the Orpheum
Theatre in Sioux City, Iowa. About
1,000 people attended.

speaks at Reitz Union
Karen DeYoung, JM 1971, spoke
last week at the Reitz Union Lecture
Hall 282.
DeYoung, an
associate editor
and senior
Sat The Wash-
ington Post,
"Does the Bush
Young Administration
Care About
She won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for
the Post's team coverage of the U. S.
War on Terror.
She is the author of Soldier, a
biography of Colin Powell published
in 2006. She signed books after her

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Kelly, Galloway make strategic moves
The Public Relations Strategist recently featured Kathleen Kelly and
Del Galloway in its Winter 2007 issue. They each wrote an article on their
team-taught Campaign Management course.
Master's student Giselle L. de la Moriniere also
wrote a piece on the experience. "
The American Advertising Academy recently
accepted Lisa Duke-Cornell, John Sutherland
and advertising master's student Ziad Ghamini's
"How Brief?: A Content Analysis of Creative
Briefs from 153 of the Top US Agencies" for its
conference April 12-15
in Burlington, Vt.
Johanna Cleary and
the University of Miami's Kelly
Terry Adams recently won first place in the
Broadcast Education Association's news division
competition for "Staking a Claim for Social
Responsibility: An
Argument for the Dual
Responsibility Model." It
S will be presented at
Duke-Cornell BEA's annual conference
in April.
Public Relations Review recently accepted
Trent Seltzer and Michael Mitrook's "The
Dialogic Potential of Weblogs in Relationship
Journal ofPolitical Marketing recently
accepted Jesper
Str6mbiick, Michael Cleary
Mitrook and Spiro Kiousis' "Bridging Two
Schools of Thought: Applications of Public
Relations Theory to Political Marketing" for
publication. Stromback is a visiting scholar in the
College from Mid
Sweden University,
The Journal of
Magazine and New
Mitrook Media Research will
publish doctoral student Keith Saliba's "Hayes,
Herr and Sack: Esquire Goes to Vietnam" in its
summer issue.
Newspaper Research Journal will publish
"Says Who? Examining the Use of Anonymous
Sources in News Stories" by Renee Martin-Kratzer Martin-Kratzer
and the University of Missouri's Esther Thorson in the spring issue.

AM850 Web site

plugged into AP
The AM850 Web site now includes
the AP television service. It will soon
add the AP Spanish language service,
which it will combine with the local
Noticias en Espanol.
Audio produced by AM850 students
and professional staff is available in its
special reports, national championship
and Noticias en Espanol categories.
The station is in the process of moving
to a new Web system.
Online magazine
takes flight
John Kaplan's Florida FlyIns
recently posted the seventh edition of
its online magazine.
In keeping with industry trends, the
program increased its emphasis on
multimedia storytelling, with several
students using Soundslides software.
Senior Stephanie Rosenblatt, who
studies design and multimedia, served
as producer for a piece on Ecuador's
woodcarving industry using Flash
software and took the lead on the site's
overall presentation.
Cody fills adviser role
1999, recently
from the
Dean's Office
to the Office
of Student
Services as an
academic Cody
adviser. She has been working at UF
since 1990.

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Don't Ask Me I

Ralph Lowenstein and wife, Bronia, at the Florida Museum of Natural History's "Passport to
Carnivale Around the World" event. (Photo by Harmon's)

As part of his sabbatical, James Babanikos has traveled to Istanbul.

Banquet tickets on sale
The College will hold its Awards
Banquet at Emerson Alumni Hall at 6
p.m. April 19. Tickets are $7 ($5 for

Dunn-White takes
job at Santa Fe
Pat Dunn-White recently left the
College to work as an advising specialist
at Santa Fe Community College.

Documentary wins
video competition
The locally produced
documentary, "Where the Wild
Things Live," recently won three
awards in The Communicator
Awards 2006 Video Competition.
The program, which was
conceived and produced by
independent producer Letitia C.
Langord, received an Award of
Distinction, and WUFT
Videographer/Editor Dennis
Gaston received the Award of
Excellence in videography and

AP Broadcasters'
The AP Broadcasters
Competition recently nominated
WUFT/WJUF for the Overall
Excellence category.
Claudia Hickey was nominated
in the Best Investigative category
for her series on prescription drugs
in Bradford County, and Jordon
Wall and Frank Halpern were
nominated in Best Sports Feature.
Lorilee Victorino's story on the
controversy over the proposed Cafe
Risque in Waldo and Navideh
Forghani's report on the
immigration debate were
nominated for Best Long Hard
News Feature.
Crystal Brewer's series on
domestic abuse was nominated in
Best Public Affairs.
The non-linear editing
equipment being installed in 2136
Weimer is to be used to provide
instruction on non-linear editing to
students in news classes and to
complete assignments for those

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College hauls in awards
WRUF-AM/FM recently received
three ADDY awards from the
Gainesville Advertising Federation's
competition. It received two second-
place awards in the local radio
category for Gator Textbooks and
Modern Age, and first place for
Radio Self Promotion.
The first-place entry will continue
on to the 4t District American
Advertising Federation Florida/
Caribbean Competition.
The following recently won
Student ADDY's at the Gainesville
Advertising Federation's 2007
Hogtown ADDY Awards Banquet:
Best of Show: Maria Quintero
Gold: Alexandra Scovil,
Rebecca Ryan, Jennifer Salah,
Maria Quintero (2), Joanna
Lamb, James Smith, Zayna Harb,
Joe Taranto, Gabe Huhreiter and
Julie Gora.
Silver: Andres Puentes, Daniel
Kim, Jennifer Salah, Rebecca
Ryan, Jennifer Socias, Nicole
Martinez, Rachel Hummel,
Ramsauly Bassett, Joe Taranto
(4), Gabe Hohreiter (4), Joanna
Lamb (4), Zayna Harb (4) and
James Smith (4).
Four of Linda Conway Correll's
students at Mudra Institute of Com-
munications, of Ahmedabad, India,
won silver ADDY's.
In the professional division,
Correl, Larry Lyall and Steven
Baker's "Butterflies, Panthers and
Birds, Oh My" commercial won
gold. It will go on to the Fourth
District Competition.

The International Television and
Radio Society Foundation recently
selected telecommunication senior
leshia Hayes to participate in its
Minority Career Workshop in New
York City.
The workshop, which ttook place
in late March, prepares students for
the marketplace and gives them
networking access to media
Morgan Petroski and Celia
Tobin were recently chosen to
represent UF in the third round of
the Hearst photojournalism
Public relations student Kim
Gouz, PRSSA's national
representative, recently won the
Most Outstanding Member of the
PRSSA National Committee Award
at the organization's national
Claudia Hickey recently received
an award from the Atlanta chapter of
the Society of Professional
Journalists for her documentary,
"The Long Road: From Poverty to
Prosperity," on poverty in Bradford
The documentary was also one of
three pieces to win a regional
Edward R. Murrow award from the
Radio-Television News Directors
Association. The other two were
Frank Halpern's story on Gator
fans during the last run to the Final
Four and Crystal Brewer's series on
breaking the cycle of domestic
Jason Dunning recently finished
eighth in the nation in the TV news
(hard news) portion of the Hearst
competition. His entry consisted of
two stories that aired on WUFT
News, a look at Alachua County's
CHOICES program and a report
from Cedar Key on a near miss from
Tropical Storm Alberto.


Gabriel Villegas born
Jorge Villegas and wife, Angelica,
welcomed their second child, Gabriel,
March 1. He weighed 7.15 pounds
and was 19 1/2 inches.

WUFT library lends

programs, DVD player
WUFT-TV recently opened a lending
library. Staff from all the stations can
now preview and review a variety of
programs and can borrow a portable
DVD player.
"Community Update" returned to the
airwaves in early March, thanks to an
underwriting grant from Santa Fe
Community College. It will air every
day during "Morning Edition," "All
Things Considered" and other times
throughout the week.
Anew archive page is being
launched on the WUFT/WJUF Web
site. It will feature online versions of
past documentaries, Florida Free
Speech Forums, other forums and other
public affairs specials produced by
Classic 89 and Nature Coast 90. The
URL address will be www.wuftfm. org/archive>.

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College hires new faculty
members, administrative
assistant to the dean
The College has hired the
following new faculty members:
Norman Lewis joins the
Department of Journalism. He is
currently copy editor at The
Washington Post and doctoral student
at the University of Maryland.
Deanna Pelfrey joins the
Department of Public Relations. She
served as president of Pelfrey
Associates in Louisville, Ky.
Rasha Kamhawi joins the
Department of Telecommunication.
She's currently a faculty member at
Ain Shams University in Cairo,
Tim Sorel joins the Department of
Telecommunication. He's been
producing programming for more
than 20 years.
Emily Rasch recently began
working as administrative assistant to
the dean. She previously worked in
the Dean's Office of the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Apr. 12-14: FSPA 2007
Apr. 12-15: AAA, Burlington, VT
Apr. 18-29: WUFT/WJUF-FM
Spring Membership Campaign
Apr. 19: Annual Awards Banquet,
Emerson Hall, President's Room,
Reception at 6 p.m., Dinner at
7 p.m.
Apr. 25: Classes End
Apr. 26-27: Reading Days
Apr. 28-30: Final Exams
May 5: Commencement

Advertising major Cynthia Apfelbaum was one of several students from the College
who spent her Spring Break helping to rebuild (well, first, tear down) New Orleans, in
the on-going Hurricane Katrina aftermath. She stayed with a group from the UF
Hillel Jewish Center at Operation Blessing in Slidell, New Orleans.

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