Gregory Scholars program offers paid research experience at Missouri School of Journalism to students from any school or college at Mizzou

Applications are now open; the deadline to apply is Sept. 10 Columbia, Mo. (August 5, 2022) — Shelly Rodgers, professor and Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research at the Missouri School of Journalism, is spearheading a new effort to get undergraduate and graduate students involved in research. The Gregory Scholars program is a paid … Continued

Justin Willett

JUSTIN WILLETT is a first-year doctoral student with a focus on Strategic Health Communication. He has a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the Missouri School of Journalism. He is also a staff member of the Novak Leadership Institute. Willett is a … Continued

Vera Elwood

If it’s in the news, about the news, or related to the news, I can help you find it! I’m here to provide formal and informal research help and instruction for: students, faculty, administration, and alumni of the School of Journalism Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows visiting journalism professionals anyone interested in journalism material Recent Publications … Continued

Luke Capizzo

LUKE CAPIZZO, Ph.D., APR is an assistant professor of strategic communication and public relations. A PR researcher, educator, and practitioner, his scholarly interests include (1) social issues management; (2) theory building in activism, DEI, dialogue, and organizational listening; and (3) the public relations profession, scholarship, and pedagogy. Broadly, his research examines the potential societal contributions … Continued

Man or machine

Today, AI machines designed to perform the communicator role are generating news content independent of humans. That means AI is the medium and the messenger, giving human journalists a new synthetic partner programmed to aid in news gathering. New study from Missouri School of Journalism finds many Americans are unaware of the role Artificial Intelligence … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students, alumni win awards, present work at annual AEJMC conference

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (July 26, 2022) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present 97 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, Aug. 3-6. In addition, 61 Missouri journalism scholars will serve as moderators, discussants, and panelists during the four-day conference, the first in-person … Continued

Reach for the stars

Katy Mersmann, an alumna of the Missouri School of Journalism, is a social media specialist at NASA where she has been supporting the James Webb Space Telescope’s social media efforts Mizzou alumna helps share first stunning images from the Webb Space Telescope as social media specialist with NASA By Sara Diedrich Before sharing the first … Continued