Professor Barbara Cochran awarded the 2019 International Matrix Award from the Association for Women in Communications

The national award honors a communication professional for achieving the highest level of professional excellence. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 11, 2019) — Retired Missouri School of Journalism Professor Barbara Cochran recently received the International Matrix Award from the Association for Women in Communications. The award is the highest honor from AWC. “It’s a great honor to … Continued

Journalism students spend summer gaining hands-on work experience while immersing themselves in other cultures

Delhi, India is the School’s newest study abroad hub. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 7, 2019) — About 101 Missouri School of Journalism students immersed themselves in foreign cultures while gaining hands-on experience working abroad this summer as part of Global Programs. They traveled to places including Spain, Italy and India and worked on … Continued

Honor medalists share expertise with packed classrooms during master classes

This year’s winners were Dean Baquet, Burrell Communications Group, Stanley Nelson and Marina Walker Guevara By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2019) — The four recipients of the 2019 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service shared their expertise and passions with packed classrooms earlier this week during their master classes. Topics ranged from producing … Continued

Journalism senior Clare Roth receives Donald W. Reynolds Scholarship in Business Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 1, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Clare Roth is the 2019 recipient of the $2,500 Donald W. Reynolds Scholarship in Business Journalism. Roth is pursuing undergraduate degrees in data journalism and international studies. “I am so thankful to the business journalism department. This scholarship allows me to further improve upon … Continued

Missourian wins 64 awards at the 2019 Missouri Press Association Awards

By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 64 awards in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2019 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. The Missourian competed in the division of newspapers with circulations from 5,001 to 15,000 … Continued

Strategic Communication student Cullen Ecoffey gains video experience and perspective during summer trip

By Jerry Duggan Strategic Communication Student When Strategic Communication student Cullen Ecoffey, a senior from Mason, Ohio, signed up for a summer service trip to Uganda it was only supposed to be for 12 days. However, those 12 days quickly morphed into the entire summer as he seized an opportunity to grow both personally and … Continued

Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán awarded the 2019 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty and Creative Activity Award

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán has received the 2019 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award. The award is given to junior faculty, who are in the early phases of their careers, for superior research and creative activity on the University of Missouri campus. … Continued

Athlead student team wins Fox Sports University challenge after being tasked with getting casual Fox viewer interested in boxing

Though challenging, project provided creative freedom and hands-on learning for students. By Jerry Duggan Strategic Communication Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2019) — When the four 2018-19 AdZou teams representing Fox Sports learned the project for their strategic communication capstone would involve professional boxing, they were a bit intimidated. Although the mission to develop strategies … Continued