Master’s Student Carolina Vargas Receives $5,000 Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting

Vargas Interned for Bloomberg BNA While Studying Business Reporting Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2017) — Carolina Vargas is the recipient of the $5,000 Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting for 2017. Vargas is a second-year master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism, where she is studying business reporting. Last summer, Vargas was an intern … Continued

Lily O’Neill Receives the $2,000 Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism

Magazine Writing Junior Plans to Study Abroad, Intern at Missouri Business Alert Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 20, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Lily O’Neill is the 2017 recipient of the $2,000 Jerry Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism. She is studying journalism with an emphasis in magazine writing and a minor in Spanish. “My goal … Continued

Rachel Blount, MA ’86, Talks Sports Journalism

Rachel Blount, MA ’86, knew she wanted to go into journalism, but felt unprepared with her American Studies undergraduate degree from Notre Dame. Notre Dame didn’t have a journalism program in 1984, so Blount didn’t have any practical journalism experience. She knew she needed to continue her education before she entered the journalism field. After … Continued

University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute Announces Spring 2018 Student Innovation Fellows

Four Missouri School of Journalism students will bring their skills and passions to Washington, D.C., and New York City newsrooms as 2018 Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) Student Innovation Fellows. The 2018 class of fellows are Soo Rin Kim, a graduate student from Seoul, South Korea, and seniors Lily Oppenheimer from Pittsburgh, Mica Soellner from Belleville, … Continued

Investigating Success

Missouri School of Journalism Guided Future Wall Street Journal Reporter By Janie Booth In December, it will have been three years since Allison Prang walked across the stage and received her diploma from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She will be marking the occasion in her new home of Brooklyn, New York, as … Continued

J-School’s ‘Global Journalist’ Signs Distribution Agreement with KMUD Radio in Northern California

Programming Includes International News, Challenges to a Free Press and Human Rights Issues Nov. 1, 2017 (Columbia, Mo.) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s “Global Journalist” program has signed a one-year rebroadcasting agreement with KMUD/Redwood Community Radio in northern California. The half-hour news talk program featuring coverage of under-reported international news and human rights issues … Continued

Volunteering Provides J-School Students with Fun, Hands-On Experience

Working on KOMU’s ‘Friday Night Fever’ Offers a Primer on the Missouri Method By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2017) — In nearly any other mid-size market, local news stations would be hard-pressed to cover more than 40 local and regional high school football games each week. At the University of Missouri, journalism students … Continued