3 Missouri Students Selected for AAF’s 2019 ‘Most Promising Multicultural Students Program’

Strategic Communication Undergrads Will Spend Four Days in February Interviewing and Networking in New York City Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2018) — Three Missouri School of Journalism undergraduates have been selected for the 2019 Most Promising Multicultural Students Program sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. AAF’s program promotes diversity in the workplace and helps connect … Continued

Senior Makayla Looney Awarded Inaugural KMBC Larry Moore Journalism Scholarship

Award Honors J-School Alumnus Moore’s Long Career at Kansas City ABC Affiliate Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Makayla Looney has received the first KMBC Larry Moore Journalism Scholarship. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the Spring 2019 semester. As Looney enters her final semester as a broadcast journalism … Continued

Junior Claire Hassler Named Inaugural Recipient of $11,000 Jeanee von Essen Scholarship in International Journalism

Scholarship Honors the Groundbreaking Work of J-School Alumna Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Claire Hassler is the inaugural recipient of the Jeanee von Essen Scholarship in International Journalism. Hassler will receive $11,000 for the spring 2019 semester. Hassler, from Eden Prairie, Minn., is studying science, health and environmental convergence … Continued

Senior Kaitlin Washburn Receives $1,000 Jane Geisse Scholarship in Investigative Reporting

Scholarship Recognizes Reporters Dedicated to Bringing Light to Issues Impacting the Public Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 6, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Kaitlin Washburn has received the Jane Geisse Scholarship in Investigative Reporting. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship. In her time as a J-School student, Washburn has brought transparency to campaign finances, exposed flaws … Continued

Two-Person Reporting Team to Cover Nobel Prize Ceremonies in Wire-Service Pop-Up-Type Newsroom Setting

Event Will Be a ‘Demonstration’ for Future Collaboration Among Journalism School Newsrooms By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2018) — As Nobel laureate George Smith prepares to receive the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work he did at the University of Missouri, two Missouri Journalism seniors will have their own once-in-a-lifetime opportunity reporting … Continued

Alexis Allison Named the 2018 Winner of the Atwater Prize for Writing

Master’s Student’s Stories Aim to Connect People from Disparate Backgrounds, Beliefs Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2018) — Graduate student Alexis Allison is the winner of the 2018 James and Patricia Atwater Memorial Writing Prize. The award provides a $500 stipend to one elite writing student each year. Allison submitted three articles that were published in … Continued

Senior Claire Mitzel Awarded $2,500 Homer L. Hall Scholarship

The Scholarship Honors a Former Missouri High School Newspaper Adviser Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 20, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Claire Mitzel has been named the 2019 recipient of the Homer L. Hall Scholarship. The Roanoke, Virginia, native has spent the past two years working as an assistant city editor and reporter for the … Continued