Eleven Missouri School of Journalism students and alumni will serve in the 2021-22 Report for America

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2021) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students will join the 2021-22 class of Report for America, which sends journalists to news outlets across the U.S. and its territories to report on under-covered issues and communities.  The reporting corps of nearly 300 journalists will be dispatched in June … Continued

KBIA-FM wins 5 prestigious 2021 RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow awards

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (May 6, 2021) — The Radio and Television Digital News Association today awarded KBIA-FM five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for its work as a small-market radio station in Region 5. These awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. “The … Continued

Junior Skylar Laird receives the $2,000 Jerry Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism

Professor helps young journalist uncover interest in business reporting By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Skylar Laird is a 2021 recipient of the $2,000 Jerry Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism. She is studying journalism with an emphasis in print and digital news reporting. Jerry Heaster was an … Continued

The coronavirus pandemic creates opportunities for School of Journalism AdZou capstone class innovation

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism students aren’t the only ones learning — its professors are learning, too. Todd Fuller, adjunct professor, prefers to teach in-person. He teaches graduating seniors taking the School’s capstone course AdZou, where they work in small teams to bring fresh perspectives to their … Continued

School of Journalism photographer receives White House News Association photography award

Jacob Moscovitch turns time at home during the pandemic into an opportunity to document life unfolding around him; awarded Student Still Photographer of the Year. Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2021) — When Jacob Moscovitch was forced to return home last year from studying abroad at the Danish School of Media and Journalism, the photo projects … Continued

Documentary Journalism students premiere their films at Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival on May 10-11

The films are the culmination of two years of work. Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2021) — After a virtual-only outing last year, the Missouri School of Journalism’s Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism’s fifth annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival is back for 2021 in both in-person and virtual forms.  The in-person movie screenings will be … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism junior Mac McMullan named 2021 Cherng Summer Scholar

Rising MU junior receives $7,000 and access to research expense account By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Mac McMullan of Kennett, Missouri, was named a 2021 Cherng Summer Scholar, one of the University of Missouri’s most prestigious and ambitious summer research and artistry programs.  The program is … Continued

Eric Seidel, BJ ’69

What do you do? Media consulting/training. How did you get your job? Entrepreneur What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Accuracy, objectivity, complete. What advice do you have for current students? Report facts, not opinion. Practice objectivity and fairness. What is your favorite J-School memory? Working at KOMU-TV and KFRU Radio. … Continued

Peter St. Onge, MA ’91

Peter St. Onge, editorial page editor at the Charlotte Observer, was named McClatchy Opinion Editor, leading Opinion teams across McClatchy’s 30 markets, including Kansas City, Miami and Sacramento.