Journalism Senior Named in National Top 10 by the Associated Press Sports Editors

Columbia, Mo. (March 12, 2009) — Missouri School of Journalism senior David Ubben won a top 10 ranking in the national Associated Press Sports Editors contest. His entry was entered in the explanatory story category of newspapers with an under-40,000 circulation. This is the third year in a row that the Columbia Missourian reporters have earned … Continued

Magazine Club Visits 16 Magazines in New York

Columbia, Mo. (March 6, 2009) — Twenty members of the Magazine Club at the Missouri School of Journalism, along with magazine journalism professors Steve Weinberg and Michael Grinfeld, traveled to New York on a recent trip to visit the offices of 16 magazines. From left, magazine journalism students Hollyce Cervantes, Emily Ponder, Emily Pritchard and … Continued

Missouri Journalism Student Documents Wrongful Conviction

In fall 2006 Ben Poston enrolled in an intermediate writing class, hoping to learn how to be a better writer. His assignment, a potential wrongful conviction case, continued well beyond the course, the completion of his master’s project and graduation. In February 2009, more than two years after the start of his work, Josh Kezer … Continued

Winners of the Darrell Sifford Memorial Prize in Journalism Announced

Lindy Washburn and Leslie Brody of The Record in New Jersey Win for “Living with Cancer” Series Darrell Sifford, BJ ’53 Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 27, 2009) — Two reporters at The Record in Hackensack, N.J., are the latest winners of the acclaimed Darrell Sifford Memorial Prize in Journalism. In a series of stories titled “Living … Continued

Magazine Journalism Students Produce a 40-Page “Top Doctors” Issue

Publication Is the Largest Ever Produced in Vox’s 10-Year History Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 5, 2009) — The day before the Columbia “Top Doctors” issue went to press, second-year graduate student Carly Toyzan debated the angle to take for her editor’s note that would appear at the front of the 40-page issue of Vox Magazine. Along … Continued

Upcoming Seminar Will Focus on Improving Print and Electronic Publications

The Missouri Association of Publications 5th Anniversary Publishing Summit Will Be Held March 5 and 6 in Columbia Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 29, 2009) — A slate of award-winning journalists will discuss how to enhance print and electronic publications at the upcoming Missouri Association of Publications 5th Anniversary Publishing Summit. The event will be held Thursday … Continued