Missouri School of Journalism graduate helping journalists cope with trauma

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2022) — In April 2013, less than five years after she had earned her bachelor’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sarah French was on the ground covering the Boston Marathon bombing. As the aftermath of the tragedy unfolded, the traumatic experience of covering the story had … Continued

Alumna Jazmin Burrell makes Forbes 30 Under 30

By Abby Werner Strategic Communication alumna Jazmin Burrell, BJ ‘15, was recently named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Marketing and Advertising list. She received the honor for the work she does as a creative strategist at social media company Snap Inc., as well as for her boutique creative shop Lizzie Della Creative Strategies. Burrell, … Continued

Josh Hayes Scholarship grants new opportunities for incoming journalism students

Josh Hayes (left) and Daniel Pierce tailgating as Mizzou alums. By Kelly Lopez The Missouri School of Journalism prides itself on producing top journalists and strategic communicators. Graduate Josh Hayes of the class of 1999 embodied what a Mizzou Tiger is supposed to be — and more. “Josh was a creative person,” says Dan Pierce, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to recognize 85 students at Dec. 17 commencement

Ceremony scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 85 students at the 6:30 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 17, in Jesse Auditorium. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. A link to a live stream of the ceremony … Continued

The Olympic and Paralympic Games take alumni from Mizzou to Tokyo

Cassidy Herring at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Mizzou alumni Cady Lowery, BJ ‘18, and Cassidy Herring, BJ ’17, MA ’18, may have started in Columbia, Missouri, but in 2021 their dreams took them to Tokyo. Although they weren’t among the athletes competing, both played important roles during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism celebrates 113 years of the Missouri Method with its third annual Founder’s Day tradition of giving

From now through September 30, J-School alumni are encouraged to commemorate their Missouri Method experience and support future generations of students with a gift of $19.08 to the School in honor of its founding year. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 10, 2021) — On Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, the Missouri School of Journalism will celebrate 113 years … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Graduate receives third place in top student papers at AEJMC

Columbia, Mo. (August 6, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate Erika Schneider, Ph.D. ’21, was awarded third place in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Public Relations Division’s student research paper competition. Schneider will present her paper in a panel, among other top paper winners, at 12:30 p.m. CDT on Saturday, … Continued

Missouri journalism faculty, graduate students and alumni to present at AEJMC 2021 virtual conference

Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present 70 peer-reviewed research papers at the virtual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, Aug.4-7. Among the top awards: AEJMC Equity & Diversity Award awarded to University of Missouri School of Journalism. 2021 Paul J. Deutschmann Award … Continued

Next stop: Law school

Skills gained in strategic communication classes help prepare alumni for the rigors of law school. By Abby Werner Columbia, Mo. (June 7, 2021) — For some students, a degree in Strategic Communication is the end goal. But for others, they take what they learned in undergrad at the world’s best journalism school and apply it … Continued