4 to receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2021 recipients of the prestigious Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service. The four individuals will receive their medals during an evening reception and banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 5, that begins at 6 p.m. at The Atrium on Tenth, 22 N. Tenth … Continued

Alumnus wins national SPJ Mark of Excellence Award for photo illustration

Staff of Vox Magazine recognized as Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website in SPJ Region 7 Columbia, Mo. (July 19, 2021) — Sam Balmer, BJ ’20, won top honors in the Photo Illustration category of the 2020 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists. The award honors the best in student … Continued

Missouri Journalism Associate Professor Amanda Hinnant receives national Outstanding Educator award

Columbia, Mo. (July 13, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amanda Hinnant is the recipient of the Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Given by the Commission on the Status of Woman (CSW) and AEJMC, this award recognizes a woman who … Continued

National Journalism and Communication Association honors Missouri School of Journalism with Diversity Award

The annual award recognizes journalism and mass communication programs that are successfully achieving equity and diversity goals. Columbia, Mo. (July 2, 2021) – The Missouri School of Journalism is the recipient of the Equity & Diversity Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). This national award is one of the … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons wins first place in national teaching competition

Columbia, Mo. (June 30, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons received first place from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in the Best Practices Competition. Simons won for her submission “Hold a Monthly Web Strategy Meeting.” Simons will present her idea at the AEJMC Best Practices session on … Continued

Show produced at Reynolds Journalism Institute wins national Telly award

Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2021) — A program produced at the Missouri School of Journalism’s Reynolds Journalism Institute — “Radio Friends with Paul Pepper” — is a bronze winner in the 42nd annual Telly Awards, bringing national recognition to students, alumni, faculty and staff. The win is in the non-broadcast category. “Paul Pepper: Nadia Navarrete-Tindall, Native Plants in … Continued

Missouri Journalism students win awards, scholarships in 2020-2021 Hearst Journalism Awards Program

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (June 22, 2021) — Five students, including a project team of three, won awards and scholarships during the 2020-2021 Hearst Journalism Awards Program, which culminated this month with the 61st annual Hearst National Championships. Two students advanced to the championships. Collectively, the students won $15,000 in scholarships. Annabel Thorpe won … Continued

Two Journalism students awarded 2021 Don Romero Prize

Julian Nazar and Aiman Javed will each receive a $1,200 cash award. Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2021) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing. Julian Nazar and Aiman Javed will each receive a $1,200 cash award. Meet this year’s … Continued

School of Journalism Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research Earnest Perry wins national AEJMC award 

Perry is the 2021 recipient of the Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity and Research. Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2021) — Earnest Perry, associate professor and associate dean for graduate studies and research, has been chosen to receive the 2021 Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research … Continued

Lamar Henderson receives the School of Journalism Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2021) — Lamar Henderson, internet administrator at the Missouri School of Journalism, is the recipient of the 2021 Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award. With this recognition, Henderson received $500 cash award and a plaque. Each year, this award is presented to a staff person who exhibits high levels of professionalism, initiative and … Continued