Professors Cynthia Frisby, Lynda Kraxberger, Don Ranly Share Teaching Expertise in New Book

‘The Pursuit of Teaching Excellence: Lessons from the University of Missouri Kemper Teaching Fellows’ Is Published on the 25th Anniversary of the Award Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 22, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism professors Cynthia Frisby and Lynda Kraxberger and Professor Emeritus Don Ranly are among the 44 Kemper Fellows who share their teaching expertise in … Continued

Tim Tai Places Second in Hearst Photojournalism Competition, Wins $2,000

The Competition Drew 127 Entries from 68 Schools Nationwide San Francisco (Dec. 22, 2015) — Tim Tai, a Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism senior, placed second in the News and Features Photojournalism Competition of the 2015-16 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. This was the first of two photo competitions held each year. Tai submitted a portfolio … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Voted No. 1 in Annual NewsPro-RTDNA Poll

Students’ Real-World Experience, Adaptability Rank High with Professionals Chicago (Dec. 22, 2015) — For the third year in a row, the Missouri School of Journalism is No. 1 in the 2015 NewsPro–RTDNA survey of the country’s top journalism schools. News professionals cited the Missouri Method – hands-on experience in real-world newsrooms and agencies – as the … Continued

Documentaries by Professor, Alumnus Selected to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

‘Kate Plays Christine’ by Assistant Professor Robert Greene and ‘Speaking Is Difficult’ by AJ Schnack, BJ ’90, Will Open at the Utah Event in January By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2015) — “Kate Plays Christine,” a documentary by Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Robert Greene, and the documentary short “Speaking Is Difficult,” … Continued

Junior Aaron Reiss Selected for National Sports Journalism Institute

He Will Intern at the Houston Chronicle as Part of the 9-Week Training and Internship Program Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Aaron Reiss is one of 12 students nationwide selected to participate in the Sports Journalism Institute. Reiss is a magazine journalism major from Houston and will intern at … Continued

Homer L. Hall Scholarship Honors High School Newspaper Adviser

Print and Digital News Senior Rachel Brooks Is the First Recipient Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 17, 2015) — Rachel Brooks, a Missouri School of Journalism senior, has been named the first recipient of the Homer L. Hall Scholarship. Brooks, a print and digital news student with a concentration in international journalism, will receive $2,000 to help … Continued

Radio Television Digital News Association Awards Scholarships to 2 Missouri Students

Jenna Middaugh and Zack Newman Will Each Receive $1,000 Washington (Dec. 16, 2015) — The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded scholarships to two Missouri School of Journalism students. Both report for KOMU-TV, the only university-owned commercial TV station in the U.S. that uses its newsroom as a working lab for students. Radio-TV journalism … Continued

Alan Toigo Wins November MU Service Champion Award

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 16, 2015) — Alan Toigo, a senior support business specialist at the Missouri School of Journalism, has received the University of Missouri Service Champion Award for November. The award recognizes outstanding staff members who go above and beyond what is expected. The Staff Advisory Council selects one person each month for this … Continued

Spong PR in Minneapolis Hosts Missouri Journalism Reception

Alumni, Friends Meet the School’s New Dean and Network Minneapolis (Dec. 10, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism alumni and friends gathered at Minneapolis-based Spong public relations agency on Dec. 8 to meet Dean David Kurpius, network and receive an update from the University of Missouri campus. President of Spong PR Julie Batliner, BS ’96 … Continued

School to Recognize 139 Candidates at December Graduation Ceremony

Commencement Will Begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, in Jesse Auditorium Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2015) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize a total of 139 graduates at its commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, in Jesse Auditorium. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. Graduate degrees will … Continued