Public Relations Executive Shares a Vision of ‘Complete Communications’ During the Raymond M. Solomon Lecture

The New Era Includes Aggressive Hiring to Meet Clients’ Growing Needs Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 27, 2012) — The public relations field is entering a new era of “complete communications,” said Dave Senay, president and CEO of Fleishman-Hillard, during the 2012 Raymond M. Solomon lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism. The presentation, “The Reformation of … Continued

PBS NewsHour Selects Two Missouri Journalism Students for All-Expense-Paid Trip to Create News Content for Inauguration

Charles Minshew and Lukas Udstuen Are Among the 14 to Participate in ‘Vote 2012: College Tour’ Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 26, 2012) — PBS NewsHour has selected two Missouri School of Journalism students to be among the 14 to create original news content around the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Charles Minshew and Lukas Udstuen will … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism Photojournalism Seniors Win in Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Grant Hindsley Earns First; Samuel Gause, Ninth, in the Competition By Celia Darrough Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 19, 2012) — Two Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism seniors received awards in the photojournalism competition of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Grant Hindsley placed first, and Samuel Gause placed ninth. Hindsley and Gause were selected from … Continued

New York Times Reporter Ian Urbina to Team-Teach Course in Obtaining and Using Government Information

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 20, 2012) — Using an innovative teaching model, New York Times national investigative reporter Ian Urbina and Professor Charles Davis will team-teach a course in obtaining and using government information. Urbina will appear weekly via tele-presence and set the agenda, and Davis will operate the course as a “virtual office” in which … Continued

Five Missouri Journalism Classes Produce Multiplatform Package of Stories for Vox Magazine

The ‘Against the Odds’ Issue Shares Inspiring Profiles of Determination and Conviction By Chantel O’Neal Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2012) — A special Vox Magazine package of stories, “Against the Odds,” highlights the multiplatform and interdisciplinary nature of instruction at the Missouri School of Journalism. Nearly 30 students and faculty collaborated on the … Continued

MOJO Ad Students Present Final Campaigns to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

By Natasha Desai Public Relations Account Executive MOJO Ad Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 17, 2012) — MOJO Ad students proposed three different ways to encourage natural resource stewardship and volunteerism among the Youth and Young Adult (YAYA) market during their final campaign presentations to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) on Nov. 30. USFWS Midwest … Continued

Magazine Journalism Students Create New iPad App Using Industry-Standard Program

Vox Magazine App Integrates Print and Digital Content in a Format Optimized for Tablet Viewing By Gwen Girsdansky Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2012) — Missouri School of Journalism magazine students and faculty launched a new iPad app in November showcasing Vox Magazine content in a format optimized for the tablet. The free app, Vox … Continued

Christie Megura, BJ ’12, Earns Fourth Place, Wins $1,000 Scholarship for Feature Writing in Hearst Journalism Award Program

‘The Ongoing Aftermath’ Focuses on Challenges of the Mental Health System By Gwen Girsdansky Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 7, 2012) — Christie Megura, BJ ’12, won fourth place for feature writing in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation‘s Journalism Awards Program competition. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship for her winning article, “The Ongoing Aftermath.” … Continued