Marcia Chatelain, BJ ’01

Marcia Chatelain, BJ ’01, recently published “Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America,” which tells the history of fast food’s migration from the suburbs to the inner-city after Martin Luther King’s assassination in 1968. The book, published by Liveright Publishing Corporation, tells a hidden history of race, civil rights, and the social origins of today’s … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism alum Danny Kerth and 30+ Mizzou alumni team up to raise awareness, combat suicide

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 2, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism alum Danny Kerth’s life has been shaped by those he lost to suicide. First, it was his father in fourth grade. Then, during his undergraduate years at University of Missouri, he lost two of his friends. At that point, Kerth, BJ ’15, and his collective … Continued

Hillary Gould

HILLARY GOULD is the office support assistant for Professor Randall D. Smith. Professor Smith is the Donald W. Reynolds endowed chair of business journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, president of Alfred Friendly Press Partners, and co-director of Center for the Digital Globe. Hillary received her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with an … Continued

Special Olympics Missouri names Novak Leadership Institute its ‘Outstanding Organization’ for 2019

Jefferson City, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2019) — Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has named the Novak Leadership Institute (NLI) at the University of Missouri an “Outstanding Organization” for 2019. Brandon Schatsiek, Multimedia and Athlete Leadership Manager for SOMO, said the three-year partnership of SOMO and NLI has been fruitful for all of SOMO’s constituents and for … Continued

Missouri journalism team helps public health agencies tell stories about opioids, abuse of the drugs

Research finds little coverage of opioids in Missouri By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 17, 2019) — This past summer a team of Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication faculty members equipped public health agencies across the state with resources to help them tell stories and create change in their communities when it comes to … Continued

School hosts Power Shift training to equip faculty, staff with resources to help provide workplaces free of discrimination and harassment

Training part of grant program supporting school’s strategic plan By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2019) — This fall, faculty and staff at the Missouri School of Journalism participated in training to fight against gender-based harassment and discrimination, and seek workplace integrity. The training was part of the Power Shift Project curriculum, an initiative … Continued

Mojo Ad presents 2020 State of the YAYA: Under No Illusion

Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication students uncover in-depth research on the 18- to 24-year-old market By Jerry Duggan, Maddie Dunkmann, Jordan Helterbrand, Jennifer Fowler Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10,2019) — Mojo Ad, the premier, student-staffed ad agency at the Missouri School of Journalism, helped pave the way for marketers across the country to target the 18- … Continued