Vol. 41, No. 5 College of Journal
Photojournalism senior Chen Wang and John Freeman stan
winning entries in the UF International Center's "Global Cu
Exhibition." Wang placed first and third in the photojournal
by Liddy Freeman)
Center for European Studies appoi
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently al
Freeman as affiliate associate professor with the Cent
Studies. The appointment is effective through Decemb
annually. He will continue his role within the College.
Freeman, alum attend national tra
The Photo Marketing Association invited John Frei
Hussin, JM 2008, to attend its national trade show in
week. Hussin is shooting and producing a video about
which he'll show during the closing event.
Proposal accepted for AAA fellows
At its annual conference in Cincinnati this month, th
Academy of Advertising will award a $2,750 research
Hyojin Kim, Jorge Villegas and doctoral student Chi
proposal, "The Role of Emotions and Endorser Charac
Consumer Responses to DTC Advertising."
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program in second place
after second round
The College is in second place after
the second round of the William
Randolph Hearst Foundation's
Laura Heald finished in 11th place,
and Andrew Stanfill finished 24th out of
69 entrants. The third and final round,
picture story/series, will take place this
I in front of the Coffey, students place
lture Photography at BEA competition
ism category. (Photo Students Miao Guo and Yan Yang
recently won awards in the debut
category at the Broadcast Education
nts Freeman Association's annual paper competition.
)pointed John Guo took first place with "The Effects of
er for European Triple-Play Bundle Strategy on Financial
er and is renewable Performance: Comparison between Cable
Television and Telephone Industries," and
Yang took second with "The Next Wave:
de show A Case Study of Webcasting
eman and Tim Service and
Las Vegas this Strategy on the Top
the convention, 20 Cable Networks
in the United
ie American Amy Jo Coffey
fellowship to took second place
insik Lee for their in the open
:teristics in category with Coffey
"Foreign Language Audiences and U.S.
Advertisers: Investment Behaviors on
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Telecommunication students Miles Doran and Rikki Klaus during their FlyIns
trip to Guatemala. The package they produced there, "Hope of Life," is a finalist
in the National Broadcast Society's annual competition.
Students are finalists at NBS competition
Six UF students earned finalist positions at the National Broadcast
Society's annual competition. Miles Doran and Rikki Klaus are finalists
in the Video News Segment category for their Florida FlyIns package,
"Hope of Life." Doran is also a finalist in the Video News Package
category for "Tropical Storm Fay."
Merissa Richmond is a finalist in the Video Sports Package category
for her "Soccer Technology" story. And John Hornbuckle is a finalist in
Video Sports Program for a live segment from Florida Field.
The College is up against The University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill for "best newscast" in the Video News Program category.
Students place at ADDY Awards
The following students recently won awards at the Advertising
Federation of Gainesville's ADDY ceremony:
* John Ruhff and Matt Collins, WRUF: Best of Show Broadcast.
* Julia Tankhelson, Cynthia Apfelbaum, Paul Easter, Jenna Hansen
and April Schroeder: Best of Show Student.
* Samantha Wilco: One Gold and one Silver ADDY in the Single
Also, WRUF won three Gold ADDYs and three Silver ADDYs.
Consumer/Trade Magazine and Magazine Campaign categories,
Documentary Institute film
named Student Emmy finalist
The 2009 Academy of Television Arts and Sciences College Television
Awards, also known as the Student Emmys, named Standard Deviation, a
documentary produced by Chris Brannan, MAMC 2008, and Dave
Randag, MAMC 2008, one of three finalists.
This is the third consecutive year that a Documentary Institute student
film has received such recognition.
Jerre Conner, wife of Hank Conner,
died last week at the North Florida
Regional Medical Center.
"Jerre was a dear friend of our College
and an incredibly caring person," said
Dean John Wright. "And whenever we
would see Jerre, she always was a
shining light of cheer and happiness."
Jerre is survived by her husband,
Hank; daughter, Laura; son, Jeremy; and
grandson, Drew Henry.
A memorial service for Jerre will take
place on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Kanapaha
In lieu of flowers, the family requests
that donations be made to the American
WUFT-TV's Keith Gretter recently
lost his wife, Jana, to a long battle with
Jana helped found the Florida School of
Traditional Midwifery in Gainesville, and
promoted the practice nationwide through
education, fundraising, grant writing and
public speaking. She played a role in the
passage of Florida Statute 467, The
Midwifery Practice Act.
She is survived by Keith and three
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William McKeen doesn't just fish, he also writes. He presents his latest book at
Bellamy Road in Melrose on Saturday. (Photo by Graham McKeen)
Bellamy Road in Melrose features 'Gonzo'
William McKeen will present his book, "Outlaw Journalist: The Life and
Times of Hunter S. Thompson," Saturday at 7 p.m. at Bellamy Road in
The reception, which is free and open to the public, starts at 6:30 p.m. It
includes hors d' oeuvres and beverages.
CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION
Brechner Center holds 23rd
annual award reception
The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information is
holding its 23rd annual Award Celebration Tuesday from
5 -7 p.m. at the Thomas Center in Gainesville.
The center is honoring The Knoxville News Sentinel's
Scott Barker. He's "the lead reporter on a team covering Chance
political intrigue in Knox County that resulted in the
court-ordered removal of 12 elected officials, the resignations of four county
administrators, the ouster of another elected official for perjury and a criminal
probe into county finances that continues to this day," Sandra Chance said.
Marion Brechner is underwriting the celebration.
accepted Amy Jo
Media Spaces: Are Cleary
Cable Network News Crawls
Processing and Kim
Attitude Change: Implications for
Mental Health Stigma," by Hyojin
Kim and Patricia A. Stout of the
University of Texas at Austin.
March 1-22: WUFT-TV/DT March
March 7-14: Spring Break
March 16: Deadline for
undergraduate students to apply for
March 26: College Job and
Internship Fair, Emerson Alumni
Hall, 9 a.m. 5 p.m.
March 26-27: Public Relations and
Journalism Advisory Councils
March 26-29: AAA 2009 Annual
April 8: Annual Awards Reception
and Banquet, Emerson Alumni
Hall, 6 10 p.m.
April 22-25: Broadcast Education
Association Convention, Las Vegas
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