Master’s Student Katie Wood Creates Book Based on 62nd Missouri Photo Workshop

‘Macon: The People and Stories of Missouri’s City of Maples’ Documents Life in North-Central Missouri Town By Nathan Allen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 13, 2011) — The third photo essay book in a series about Missouri communities is now available from the Missouri School of Journalism. “Macon: The People and Stories of Missouri’s City … Continued

School to Recognize 147 Graduates at Fall Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 16

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 8, 2011) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize its 147 December graduates during commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 16. The ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium. Tickets are not required, and seating is open. Randy Cox, BJ ’75 Rebecca Berg Student Speaker Megan Stroup, Master of Ceremonies … Continued

Seven Soldiers Earn a Graduate Degree During December Commencement Ceremonies

Online Master’s Program Tailored to Meet the Strategic Communication Needs of the U.S. Army Columbia, Mo. (Dec, 21, 2011) — Seven U.S. Army officers participating in an innovative partnership between the Missouri School of Journalism and theCommand General Staff College (CGSC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., graduated with master of arts degrees during December commencement ceremonies. The school’s online … Continued

Two Missouri Journalism Students Win Orbit Gum Spotlight Series National Design Contest

Their Winning Pack Designs Will Appear on Store Shelves in December Chicago (Nov. 22, 2011) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students are grand-prize winners in the national Orbit Spotlight Series Design Contest. Emily Herron and Brad Siegler each received a $5,000 cash prize and will see their design and personal signature featured on-pack when the … Continued

Master’s Student Brian Johnson Awarded David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship

He Will Intern at the ABC News Washington Bureau in Spring 2012 By Nathan Allen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 17, 2011) — Brian Johnson, a master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been awarded the David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship, which will provide him with a spring internship at the ABC News Washington Bureau. … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Produce, Coordinate Press Coverage of the China Open

The Tournament Is the Largest Tennis Event in Asia Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 14, 2011) — Missouri School of Journalism students helped produce and coordinate the majority of the press coverage at the largest tennis event in Asia. The China Open is the premier tennis tournament of the season and brings the top professionals to Beijing. … Continued

MU to Evaluate News Literacy Among High School Students

$50,000 Grant Funds School of Journalism News Literacy Survey By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 9, 2011) — A crucial role of journalism is educating the public about important events and issues. However, that function assumes an audience who thinks critically about what they consume in the media. This critical thinking skill … Continued

Journalism Professor and Two Alumni to Be Honored at Mizzou Alumni Association Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2011) — One professor and two alumni from the Missouri School of Journalism are three of 14 who will be recognized at the 44th annual Mizzou Alumni Association Faculty-Alumni awards ceremony on Nov. 11. Curators’ Professor Emerita Betty Houchin Winfield will receive the Distinguished Faculty Award. She is one of the nation’s … Continued

Students, Faculty Receive 3 Top-Three Placements in National Photo and Design Contest

A Front Page of Joplin, Mo., After the Tornado Earned First Place By Nathan Allen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 28, 2011) — Missouri School of Journalism students and faculty received three top awards in the National Press Photographers Association‘s (NPPA) “Best Use of Photography” quarterly clip contest. The award-winning work was published in the … Continued