Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons awarded a Reynolds Faculty Fellowship

Annual endowment is used for salary supplement and support for teaching and research. Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 13, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons has been selected to receive a Reynolds Faculty Fellowship award. These unique fellowships provide support for scholarship and research, in addition to salary enhancements, in recognition of high-quality … Continued

Mizzou NSAC has a new match

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 4, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) swiped right and found its newest soulmate. This school year, the team of students is matched with Tinder, a popular dating app. Tinder, which was started on a college campus in 2012, is a place where … Continued

KBIA-FM takes home first ‘Overall Excellence in Small Market Radio’ in National Edward R. Murrow Award wins

Student-produced podcast also wins top award Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2020) — KBIA-FM won the 2020 National Edward R. Murrow Award for “Overall Excellence in Small Market Radio” for the first time in the station’s history. The NPR-affiliate also received an award for “Podcast, Small Market Radio” for its “Show Me the State: Legend of … Continued

As members of the Big ‘M’ of the Midwest, these Missouri School of Journalism students march to a different beat

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 15, 2020) — Surely every Missouri School of Journalism student knows this expression: “Wise shall be the bearers of instruments.” It’s engraved in stone over the Journalism Arch, right? OK, I kid. The stone lettering actually reads “Wise shall be the bearers of light.” But for several journalism and … Continued

Six films produced by Missouri School of Journalism students headed to St. Louis International Film Festival in November

Students gain hands-on experience while directing emotional films. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 14, 2020) — Six documentary films created by Missouri School of Journalism students that premiered during the Stronger than Fiction 2020 Documentary Film Festival are headed to the St. Louis International Film Festival. The 29th annual film festival is taking place Nov. 5 – … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism scholar team finds early foreign correspondents often came from socially less advantaged groups

Allowing journalists to ‘immerse’ rather than parachute crucial to ‘informing public opinions and international relations’ Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 8, 2020) — The Americans who made their way to China during the first half of the 20th century to become foreign correspondents came from many walks of life to get there. Despite being from socially less … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism production studio at RJI receives facelift

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2020) — The production studio at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism has received a facelift. Thanks to the upgrades, staff will now be able to deliver a product more in line with what audiences are accustomed to seeing online and on … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism’s community newspaper, the Columbia Missourian, wins a record 79 Missouri Press Association awards

By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 28, 2020) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won a record 79 awards Thursday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. The Missourian swept eight categories, … Continued