Joy Mayer

Associate Professor

Director of Community Outreach, Columbia Missourian

307 Lee Hills Hall
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211-1200


JOY MAYER is an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism. Her work focuses on community engagement in journalism, and how news and information can be more of a conversation and less of a lecture. She had a 2010-2011 fellowship at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, where she did a survey of 500 newspaper editors’ views on engagement, held a seminar on measuring the success of engagement efforts, and published a newsroom discussion guide for community engagement.

Joy is a faculty editor at the Columbia Missourian, where she is the director of community outreach. She teaches classes in participatory journalism, multimedia design and print design.

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