Advertising Industry Legend John Zweig to Give Solomon Lecture

Columbia, Mo. (April 4, 2018) — WPP Chairman and CEO and former Procter and Gamble brand manager John Zweig will deliver the 2018 Raymond M. Solomon Memorial Lecture at the Fred Smith Forum in the Reynolds Journalism Institute on April 10 at 2 p.m. Zweig will discuss topics in the industry ranging from leadership, creativity … Continued

Strategic Communication Ph.D. Student Wins 2018 IPRRC Award

Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2018) — Courtney Boman, a first-year doctoral student, won an International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) award for her research paper on social media crisis communication. Boman was recognized for the Boston University Award for the Top Paper About Public Relations and The Social and Emerging Media Award on March 10 … Continued

Alumni Profile: Libby Wall

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 26, 2018) — Every student can relate to feeling nervous before beginning an internship. You’ve prepared as much as possible, but you don’t really know what to expect until you get there. Strategic communication alumna Libby Wall used those nerves to her advantage before beginning her internship with General Motors last summer. … Continued

Alumni Profile: Erik Hall

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2017) — The best way to make a change is to be the change. For strategic communication alum Erik Hall, being the change means using his position to spread awareness about LGBTQ issues. Hall, who once walked the halls of the Missouri School of Journalism, is now a freelance writer for … Continued

O.N. Pruitt ‘Possum Town’ Exhibit Prompts Alumnus to Visit the School

Jim Turner, BJ ’52, Served as a US Civil Rights Attorney; His Career Spanned 9 Presidents By Sally Cochran and Beckie Jaeckels Journalism Discovery Fellows Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2017) — When Jim Turner, BJ ’52, scanned a Missouri School of Journalism monthly newsletter, an item about an exhibit of historic photographs from Mississippi caught … Continued

Alumni Profile: Sarah D’Amico

Columbia, Mo. (March 6, 2017) — Sarah D’Amico has had a passion for helping children for as long as she can remember, so of course, she naturally fit right in at Make-A-Wish. As a digital content coordinator for Make-A-Wish Illinois, Sarah helps forward the foundation’s mission of providing wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. … Continued

Alumni Profile: Jessica Stroder

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 26, 2017) — It’s only natural to question yourself when facing a daunting challenge. However, it’s how you respond to that challenge that determines your fate. Jessica Stroder felt this when she was first hired as a partner manager at Facebook. Even though she had already worked at Ketchum, Influence and Co. … Continued

Alumni Profile: Jody Peterson

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2016) — In future interviews, Jody Peterson will be able to say that she traveled the country in a giant peanut. How cool is that? Jody is a Peanutter. You know…one of those awesome, cool and outgoing people that drive across the country in the 26-foot long Nutmobile. Jody along with … Continued

Alumni Profile: Christianna Weiss

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 11, 2016) — Poet Robert Frost once wrote about taking the path less traveled. That’s a concept Christianna Weiss has been living her life by during the last year and that path led her to the Rio Olympics. At the beginning of her senior year, Christianna found herself questioning what she wanted … Continued