Recent Journalism School alumna’s documentary named a semi-finalist in Student Academy Awards

Sabatke pushes through challenges created by COVID-19, grief from the death of faculty mentor Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 18, 2020) — The documentary “Thoughts and Prayers,” produced by Missouri School of Journalism graduate Sarah Sabatke, BJ ’18, MA ’20, received a semi-finalist recognition in the 47th annual Student Academy Awards. Unfortunately, the film is not advancing … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism’s NPR-member station KBIA’s ‘Show Me The State,’ statewide health coverage win national awards

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (July 17, 2020) — KBIA-FM‘s “Show Me The State” podcast and the station’s health-related news coverage recently won several national awards, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Public Media Journalists Association and three other organizations. The honors recognize work produced by students, staff and faculty in 2019. “Show … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Shelly Rodgers receives UM System President’s Award for Sustained Career Excellence

Columbia, Mo. (July 13, 2020) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been awarded the 2020 University of Missouri System President’s Award for Sustained Career Excellence. Each year, the UM System President’s Awards are presented on behalf of President Mun Choi to faculty members across the four universities … Continued

Missouri Journalism students win awards, scholarships in all five categories of the 2019-2020 Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Called the “Pulitzers of college journalism” – the Hearst awards consists of 14 competitions held throughout the school year. By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (July 2, 2020) — Seventeen students, including a project team of 14, won awards and scholarships during the 2019-2020 Hearst Journalism Awards Program, which culminated recently with the 60th annual Hearst … Continued

Ty Stewart awarded O.O. McIntyre Fellowship

The honor is the highest postgraduate award offered by the School. Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate Ty Stewart, MA ’19, has won the O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the School. The program’s one-year, $12,000 stipend allows a recent graduate to delve deep into a … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism Graduate students receive ‘best paper’ at international conference

Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2020) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, Courtney Boman and Erika Schneider, were awarded Best Paper on the 23rd IPRRC Theme Award: Connecting Theory and Research with Public Relations Practice at the International Public Relations Research Conference. Their paper is titled “Increasing Sincerity and Credibility through CCS to Stabilize … Continued

‘Global Journalist,’ ‘Post’ win national Telly Awards

Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2020) — Two programs produced at the Missouri School of Journalism – “Global Journalist” and Investigative TV’s “Post” – won awards at the 41st annual Telly Awards, bringing national recognition to students, alumni, faculty and staff. All wins were in the Online Division. “Global Journalist,” one of the J-School’s six cross-platform … Continued

NSAC team advances to national finals, one of eight teams to compete in Adobe challenge

Team shows resilience in face of COVID-19 challenges By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s 19 member National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team didn’t let the challenges of COVID-19 stop them as they advanced through the competition to the national finals to compete against seven other teams across … Continued