MBA reporters rise to challenge and get creative when it comes to producing content, connecting with audiences

Students learn new hands-on skills as they help with tasks By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 4, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism students working at outlets like Missouri Business Alert are sometimes having to get creative during COVID-19 when it comes to creating content and connecting with audiences as they work remotely and on … Continued

Strategic communication senior shows resilience when finishing degree after COVID-19 challenges motivated him to move home to South Korea

MOJO Ad provided hands-on work experience for job market By: Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 3, 2020) — The coronavirus has required everyone at the Missouri School of Journalism to make some adjustments when it comes to learning and working from home. But for strategic communication senior Jihwan Aum, who chose to move back to … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism launches summer pop-up newsroom staffed by 11 current journalism students and recent graduates

The team will work from May to August to cover the impact of COVID-19 across Missouri. Columbia, Mo. (June 2, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism has launched a summer pop-up newsroom – the Missouri Community Information Needs Project – staffed by 11 current MU journalism students and recent graduates to cover the impact … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism Graduate students receive ‘best paper’ at international conference

Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2020) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, Courtney Boman and Erika Schneider, were awarded Best Paper on the 23rd IPRRC Theme Award: Connecting Theory and Research with Public Relations Practice at the International Public Relations Research Conference. Their paper is titled “Increasing Sincerity and Credibility through CCS to Stabilize … Continued

‘Global Journalist,’ ‘Post’ win national Telly Awards

Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2020) — Two programs produced at the Missouri School of Journalism – “Global Journalist” and Investigative TV’s “Post” – won awards at the 41st annual Telly Awards, bringing national recognition to students, alumni, faculty and staff. All wins were in the Online Division. “Global Journalist,” one of the J-School’s six cross-platform … Continued

Challenge Accepted! How to optimize digital election coverage for engagement? Make it digestible.

Missouri School of Journalism students partner with media organizations to solve problems they face. By Fiona Murphy, Greta Serrin, Tina Tan and Reagan Loftus Columbia, Mo. (May 28, 2020) — Sharing election coverage online can feel like a huge task, especially after spending all the time before the election writing voter guides and figuring out … Continued

Sherie Winston, BJ ’80

Sherie Winston, BJ ’80 (News Editorial), a former business reporter in Washington, D.C., was a visiting professor for the Spring semester in the Global Business Journalism graduate program at Tsinghua University. Winston led a global cohort of students to create a media case study on the impact of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus on the world … Continued

Robert Georges Picard, PhD ’83

Robert Georges Picard, PhD ’83, recently published Media and Communication Policymaking: Processes, Dynamics and International Variations (Palgrave Macmillan). Picard also was awarded a doctorate honoris causa by the University of Navarra in Spain.

Challenge Accepted! Expandable audio journalism lets listeners take control.

Missouri School of Journalism students partner with media organizations to solve problems they face. By Slone Salerno, Vivian Wang, Elliot Bauman and Sarai Vega Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2020) — Technology has allowed us to change the way we listen to the news and has expanded our options dramatically. We can listen to the news … Continued

Professor Shuhua Zhou named Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media

Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2020) — Shuhua Zhou, professor and the Leonard H. Goldenson Endowed Chair in Radio and Television at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been selected as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media (JoBEM). His three-year term begins January 1, 2021, and ends Dec. 31, 2023. “I am truly … Continued