Missouri School of Journalism Announces 2008 Winners of the Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 19, 2008) — The Missouri School of Journalism today revealed the winners of almost $20,000 in prize money and trophies for the 2008 Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards. Judges cited some of the winners with these comments: “…intensely local, aggressively displayed and thoughtfully segmented.” “…the result is revealing – sometimes heartwarming, sometimes shocking, … Continued

Missouri Journalism Interns at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Blog about Experiences

MoJo Beijing and Beijing Experience 2008 Blogs Offer Stories, Photos and More Columbia, Mo. (August 8, 2008) — As the 2008 Summer Olympic Games kick off in Beijing, Missouri School of Journalism students are detailing their experiences with blog coverage for news media outlets throughout the United States, as well as being featured on television … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students Present 36 Papers at AEJMC Conference

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 8, 2008) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty and students made an impressive showing at the 2008 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention, one of the leading journalism research conferences in the world. A total of 36 papers were accepted to the Aug. 5-9 convention in Chicago. Presenting to … Continued

Graduate Student Wins Atwater Prize for Writing

Columbia, Mo. (June 23, 2008) — Graduate student Jake Siegel wasn’t thinking about winning awards as a writer for the Columbia Missourian and Vox magazine, two of the Missouri School of Journalism’s professional news media outlets. Instead, his goal was to supplement his classroom experience with hands-on training in the School’s graduate program. As it … Continued

KOMU Faculty and Students Win 17 Heart of America Awards

KOMU and KBIA Also Win at Missouri Broadcasters Association Contest Columbia, Mo. (June 18, 2008) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s radio-television journalism faculty, staff and students took home multiple awards from two prestigious competitions this spring: the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards and the Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards. KOMU won 17 Heart … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Places First Overall in 2007-2008 Hearst Competition, Wins $37,900 in Prizes

Senior Jason Lamb Wins National Broadcast News Championship and $6,000 in Prizes Columbia, Mo. (June 18, 2008) — The Missouri School of Journalism placed first overall in the 2007-2008 Hearst Journalism Awards Program, an elite national collegiate journalism competition that culminated with finals held in San Francisco from June 1-6. In total, 16 of the … Continued

Strategic Communication Students Create Marketing and Advertising Plans for Missouri Town

Columbia, Mo. (June 5, 2008) — This summer, Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication students spent a week in Stockton, Mo., conducting research and creating advertising campaigns for several businesses in the small southwest Missouri town, which was nearly destroyed by a tornado in May 2003. The course, “Creating and Implementing Effective Strategic Communications: A … Continued

$120,577 Donation to MU Honors Journalism Alumnus, Supports Columbia Missourian

Columbia, Mo. (June 5, 2008) — A gift to the Missouri School of Journalism will provide opportunities for students, faculty and staff to gain professional journalism experience at the Columbia Missourian. June Reynolds Miller donated $120,577 in memory of her late husband, MU alumnus George H. Miller, BJ ’40, to create the George H. Miller … Continued

Broadcast Professor Emeritus Named 2008 Faculty Retiree of the Year

By the Mizzou Weekly Staff Columbia, Mo. (May 30, 2008) — As the lunch clatter died down April 23 in the cavernous Hearnes Center field house and the award ceremony began, many of the more than 600 retirees in attendance knew firsthand that the award’s title — the Retiree of the Year Award — was … Continued