Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk welcomes Tegan Wendland as editorial director

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 24, 2021) — The Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, a collaborative reporting network that will cover agriculture, water and related issues in the Mississippi River Basin, has hired environmental journalist Tegan Wendland as its editorial director. As editorial director, Wendland will oversee the work of the Ag & Water Desk, which … Continued

Lisa Krantz

Lisa Krantz is a Ph.D. student and teaching fellow at the Missouri School of Journalism with an emphasis on media sociology and visual journalism. Her research interests include the impact of traumatic images and coverage of traumatic events on people in front of the camera, behind it and viewers. She is also exploring the prevalence … Continued

Alysia Beaudoin

Alysia Beaudoin is the Grants & Contracts Administrator for the School of Journalism, having joined the school in September of 2021. Alysia has more than 13 years of experience in grants and contracts, most of which has been with the University of Missouri. Alysia has experience with and a passion for creating structure, procedures and … Continued

Change in journalism school curriculum leads to Strategic Communication classes offered over summer for first time

By Abby Werner Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2021) — For the first time ever, three strategic communication classes were offered over the summer: JOURN 2200 Audiences and Persuasion, JOURN 4200 Principles of Strategic Communication, and JOURN 4952 Strategic Communication Research. This change was prompted by the restructuring of the School of Journalism curriculum. With this … Continued

School of Journalism Associate Professor Brett Johnson named to fourth class of Presidential Engagement Fellows

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 21, 2021) — Associate Professor Brett Johnson in the Missouri School of Journalism has been named a 2021-2022 Presidential Engagement Fellow. The systemwide program recognizes outstanding faculty who excel at communicating their research to the public and charges them with representing the UM System at several outreach events throughout … Continued

Friday Night Fever and Friday Night Sights put journalism students at center of high school football action

Meteorologist Matt Beckwith and Sports Director Ben Arnet reported live from Jefferson City High School during the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. KOMU-TV and the Columbia Missourian send an army of student journalists across Central Missouri to help them gain experience covering sports Story by Austin Fitzgerald | Photos by Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. … Continued

Arthur Cook Bremer

Arthur Cook Bremer is a doctoral candidate studying Media History within the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Arthur’s area of interest concerns the evolving relationship between traditional media and institutions within the criminal justice system. Prior to entering the doctoral program, Arthur served as a faculty advisor for the student newspaper of Westminster College in Fall 2019 and taught introductory … Continued

Documentary Journalism program sees flurry of success, recognition

A scene from the documentary “Procession,” by Associate Professor Robert Greene, filmmaker-in-chief at the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism Columbia, Mo. ( Sept. 16, 2021) — Moviemaker Magazine recently named the Missouri School of Journalism’s Documentary Journalism program one of the best film schools in the country. The recognition shed light on the … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students win awards at AEJMC

By: Gabi Bain Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students Evgeniia Belobrovkina and Weilu Zhang each took home honors at the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in August. Belobrovkina earned a third-place honor for the Lori Eason Award for Graduate Student Research in the Communicating … Continued