Missouri Honor Medalists connect with students through masterclasses

Honorees spent the day educating journalism and strategic communication students before accepting their awards Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 6, 2021) — On Tuesday, this year’s Missouri Honor Medalists did more than accept their awards for distinguished service to journalism — they each taught masterclasses to students at the Missouri School of Journalism that covered different aspects … Continued

Missourian wins 51 Missouri Press Association awards

By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian The Columbia Missourian, the School’s digital-first community newsroom that covers news and sports, won 51 awards Saturday in the Missouri Press Association’s 2021 Better Newspaper Contest, including the Gold Cup award given to news organizations with the most awards in its division. The Missourian competed in the division of … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students win awards at AEJMC

By: Gabi Bain Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students Evgeniia Belobrovkina and Weilu Zhang each took home honors at the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in August. Belobrovkina earned a third-place honor for the Lori Eason Award for Graduate Student Research in the Communicating … Continued

Associate Professor Jeimmie Nevalga honored with 2021 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching

Nevalga, an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, was the first woman and person of color to lead news operations at KOMU-TV. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 1, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Jeimmie Nevalga has received the 2021 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching. Nevalga is the second … 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

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