Seniors Alyssa Jackson and Marisa Rios receive Hearst honors for television news stories done for KOMU

Jackson wins $1,000 scholarship and advances to semi-final round By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (April 7, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Alyssa Jackson of St. Louis  placed fifth in Hearst’s 2020-21 Television News Competition. As part of winning fifth, Jackson received a $1,000 scholarship and qualified to participate in the semi-final round. Senior … Continued

Missouri Journalism School Professor Shelly Rodgers receives two prestigious awards for excellence in research and teaching

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (April 6, 2021) — For a college professor, being a good teacher and researcher are the two most important skills one could have.  Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the School of Journalism, has both. On March 11, Rodgers received the 2020-2021 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from … Continued

School of Journalism Associate Professor Ryan Thomas awarded the MU Faculty Council Shared Governance award

Columbia, Mo. (March 26, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Ryan Thomas is the individual award recipient of the MU Faculty Council Shared Governance award.  This individual award recognizes a faculty member who has made significant contributions to shared governance. Thomas was recognized at the joint meeting of Faculty Council and the Chancellor, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism faculty named MIPA 2021 Taft award winners

Columbia, Mo. (March 25, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Suzette Heiman and Associate Professor Ron Kelley have been named the 2021 Taft Award winners by the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA).  They will be recognized as the Taft Award winners during the annual Journalism Day on Wednesday, March 31. The Taft Award is named … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism graduate places 10th in Hearst Explanatory Reporting contest

Story taught Colby perseverance as she waited for public records Columbia, Mo. (March 24, 2021) – Missouri School of Journalism graduate Claire Colby, ‘BJ ’20, who studied investigative journalism and political science, placed 10th in the explanatory reporting category of the 61st annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards program. Her entry, “CAFO regulations: Low … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism junior honored with Hearst Journalism Award recognition for multimedia innovative storytelling

Student handles emotional interviews while gaining hands-on training at Missourian Columbia, Mo. (March 15, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Margo Wagner received 12th place for Multimedia Innovative Storytelling in the 2020-21 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Her entry “Phone calls from the final election stretch,” was one of 49 entries in this category submitted … Continued

Eleven Journalism students selected for Mizzou ‘39

Seniors are recognized for their leadership, service and academic achievements. Columbia, Mo. (March 4, 2021) — Eleven Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 39 selected for Mizzou ’39. The award, given by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board, recognizes 39 outstanding seniors across all majors for their leadership, service and academic achievement throughout their time … Continued

Missouri Journalism School Professor Emeritus Glen T. Cameron receives national award for excellence in research

Cameron is the 2021 recipient of the Paul J. Deutschmann Award for Excellence in Research from AEJMC Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2021) –  Glen T. Cameron, professor emeritus and the Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research, is the 2021 recipient of the Paul J. Deutschmann Award for Excellence in Research by the Association for Education in Journalism … Continued