Professor Emeritus Honored as Namesake of Inaugural Awards Program

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14, 2006) — There are the Pulitzer Prizes for print reporters, the Edward R. Murrow Awards for broadcasters and now the Ranly Awards for publications professionals. The Missouri Association of Publications (MAP), a professional organization affiliated with the Missouri School of Journalism, has named its new awards competition after Professor Emeritus and MAP … Continued

Vogue Venture

MU Freshman Casey Lewis’ Interest in Style Led Her to Create a Fashion Blog Read on to learn more about Lewis, her personal goals and fashion journalism aspirations.Missouri journalism freshman Casey Lewis has already managed to break into the fashion writing world without getting coffee and answering phones, the method popularized in the recent best-selling … Continued

Skamenca Wins National Unity Award for Coverage of Minority Affairs

By Kate Greer Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 8, 2006) — August Skamenca, a KBIA reporter and senior radio-television journalism major from Denver, Colo., is the first Missouri School of Journalism student to receive a national Unity Award in Media from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. His award-winning story, “Odyssey of Oppression,” is an in-depth look at human smuggling in the central … Continued

School of Journalism to Recognize 96 Graduates at December Commencement Ceremonies

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 7, 2006) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize its 96 December graduates during commencement ceremonies at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15, in Jesse Auditorium. Family and friends of the graduates do not need tickets to attend. Seating will be open. Graduate degrees will be awarded to 35 students, including three … Continued

Journalism Graduate Students Take Advantage of Opportunities at Recent Society of Environmental Journalists Conference

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 7, 2006) — Opportunity is epidemic for graduate students at the Missouri School of Journalism. The symptoms can be subtle (networking) or obvious (e-mails), but the variables inevitably line up, and the students have an infectious urge to participate in career-building activities. That’s what happened to graduate students Rebecca Townsend and Traci … Continued

Freshmen Tackle iLife Challenge, Learn Career-Building Multimedia Skills

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 6, 2006) — Hundreds of University of Missouri students, faculty and staff members recently filled Bush Auditorium in Cornell Hall for the awards presentation of the third annual Freshman iLife Challenge, a multimedia contest designed by the Missouri School of Journalism. Grand Prize Winner and First Place, Arts and Culture. “Life is a Musical” by … Continued

Always the Bridesmaid, Never the Bride

Study Finds African-American Women Are Not Equally Represented in Bridal Magazines By Katherine Kostiuk MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2006) — Bridal magazines are filled with images of the fairytale wedding – long white dresses, champagne, flowers and kisses. But a study by a Missouri School of Journalism researcher has found that magazine … Continued

RTNDA Student Members Visit Kansas City Television Stations

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2006) — Seventeen members of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) student chapter at the Missouri School of Journalism had the opportunity to learn about news operations at two Kansas City television stations during a recent trip. The visits allowed students to compare the real-world media experience they receive as part of … Continued

Judging of National College Photography Competition Now Online through Vodcasting

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2006) — For decades Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism students have had the unique opportunity to observe and collaborate with professionals during the annual College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) contests. This opportunity is now available to anyone in the world through the technological advance of vodcasting. Remote audience members can now go … Continued