Missouri School of Journalism partners with NBCU Academy

The new partnership includes scholarships to enhance affordability for journalism students from underrepresented communities and support for developing professional leadership training Contact: Sara Diedrich, 573-882-3243, diedrichs@missouri.edu               Lori Acio, NBCU News Group, Lorie.Acio@nbcuni.com The University of Missouri School of Journalism announced a new partnership today with NBCUniversal News Group’s NBCU Academy, a multiplatform journalism training and … Continued

Overcoming barriers to enhance clinical trials

Two new studies from the University of Missouri School of Journalism found that using social media posts with testimonials is the best way to recruit these individuals for medical trials In two separate studies, MU researchers found testimonials on social media can help recruit much needed Black Americans and rural white men to participate in … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism launches PRSSA chapter, opening up new opportunities for strategic communication students

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Jan. 24, 2023) — The Missouri School of Journalism is now home to a campus chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), which offers educational and professional benefits to more than 7,000 public relations students in the U.S. and South America. Representing the School of Journalism’s commitment … Continued

MOJO Ad students unwrap sweet campaigns for client Sour Patch Kids

Seniors Kate Cupp and Kallie Lehenbauer of MoJo Ad take a selfie with their new client’s product Aug. 22, 2022, in Lee Hills Hall. Sour Patch Kids was announced as this semester’s client on the first day of class. Student advertisers gave final presentations to Sour Patch Kids executives, industry professionals and J-School representatives in … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism students make Top 15 in prestigious Hearst TV Features Competition

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Jan. 18, 2022) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students have finished in the Top 15 of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s TV Features Competition, marking yet another strong showing as the year’s Hearst awards continue to roll out. Out of 92 entries from universities nationwide, senior Julie Koharik finished … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism students receive Hurley Scholarships to support participation in Washington Program

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Jan. 17, 2023) — The Missouri School of Journalism has awarded $5,000 scholarships to two students who will spend the spring semester in the nation’s capital as part of the School’s Washington Program. The Curtis B. Hurley Washington Public Affairs Journalism Scholarships will support School of Journalism students Komlavi Adissem … Continued

Newest class of RJI Student Innovation Fellows to help newsrooms develop inventive solutions this summer

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Jan. 9, 2023) — Six students at the Missouri School Journalism have been selected for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s (RJI) Student Innovation Fellowships program. They will work at local news organizations around the country this summer to gain hands-on experience with a wide variety of innovative newsroom projects. … Continued