Shelly Rodgers Named Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research

Columbia, Mo. (April 8, 2021) — Shelly Rodgers has been named the Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research at the Missouri School of Journalism, effective Sept. 1, 2021. A professor in strategic communication, she is recognized internationally for exceptional research productivity and impact in top advertising and health communication journals. Rodgers is ranked nationally … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism professor awarded 2021 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence

Martha Steffens is a professor and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers endowed chair at the Missouri School of Journalism. By Sara Diedrich Columbia, Mo. (April 8, 2021) — Mun Choi, president of the University of Missouri, Latha Ramchand, MU provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, and Steve Sowers, president and … Continued

Seniors Alyssa Jackson and Marisa Rios receive Hearst honors for television news stories done for KOMU

Jackson wins $1,000 scholarship and advances to semi-final round By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (April 7, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Alyssa Jackson of St. Louis  placed fifth in Hearst’s 2020-21 Television News Competition. As part of winning fifth, Jackson received a $1,000 scholarship and qualified to participate in the semi-final round. Senior … Continued

Missouri Journalism School Professor Shelly Rodgers receives two prestigious awards for excellence in research and teaching

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (April 6, 2021) — For a college professor, being a good teacher and researcher are the two most important skills one could have.  Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the School of Journalism, has both. On March 11, Rodgers received the 2020-2021 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from … Continued

School of Journalism Associate Professor Ryan Thomas awarded the MU Faculty Council Shared Governance award

Columbia, Mo. (March 26, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Ryan Thomas is the individual award recipient of the MU Faculty Council Shared Governance award.  This individual award recognizes a faculty member who has made significant contributions to shared governance. Thomas was recognized at the joint meeting of Faculty Council and the Chancellor, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism graduate places 10th in Hearst Explanatory Reporting contest

Story taught Colby perseverance as she waited for public records Columbia, Mo. (March 24, 2021) – Missouri School of Journalism graduate Claire Colby, ‘BJ ’20, who studied investigative journalism and political science, placed 10th in the explanatory reporting category of the 61st annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards program. Her entry, “CAFO regulations: Low … Continued

Association for Women in Sports Media names two Missouri School of Journalism students as ‘AWSM Scholar’

Emily Leiker and Christina Long are two of eight students chosen nationwide; receive scholarship and paid summer internship.  Columbia, Mo. (March 11, 2021) – Two Missouri School of Journalism students have been named as a 2021 AWSM Scholar by the Association for Women in Sports Media. Emily Leiker and Christina Long will each receive a … Continued