Missouri Journalism students honored with SPJ Mark of Excellence awards

Staff of Vox Magazine recognized as Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2020) — The published work of 21 Missouri School of Journalism students at KBIA-FM and Vox Magazine has earned Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards, including nine first-place wins, in a competition sponsored by the Society of Professional … Continued

Shelly Rodgers receives 2020 Sandage Award for Teaching Excellence from American Academy of Advertising

Award given in recognition of those who have made outstanding contributions to teaching advertising Columbia, Mo. (April 27, 2020) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, was named the recipient of the 2020 Charles H. Sandage Award for Teaching Excellence by the American Academy of Advertising. The award recognizes one faculty member who, in the … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV win 12 awards from Missouri Broadcasters Association

Columbia, Mo. (April 22, 2020) — KOMU-TV was honored with five first-place awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association on April 21. In addition, both KOMU and KBIA-FM received a total of seven certificates of merit. MBA posted the results online since its convention and awards banquet in June was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continued

Kate Robbins wins the 2020 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Story submissions taught recipient how to dig through records, not overwhelm readers with too many names and dates Columbia, Mo. (April 21, 2020) — Senior Kate Robbins of California, Missouri, is the recipient of the 2020 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing. Her prize includes a $1,200 cash award. Funding for the Romero Prize is … Continued

Katelynn McIlwain and Titus Wu receive MU Award for Academic Distinction

Students recognized for “going above and beyond” By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (April 15, 2020) — Sophomore Katelynn McIlwain and senior Titus Wu, journalism students at the Missouri School of Journalism, were two of 15 students selected this year for the University of Missouri‘s Award for Academic Distinction. “The award recognizes undergraduate students who go … Continued

Associate Professor Yong Volz honored with the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award

The annual award recognizes outstanding MU faculty, staff and students who help create an environment of equity, fairness and justice for women on campus. Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Yong Volz was selected to receive the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award. The annual award is sponsored by … Continued

Strategic communication students, MOJO Ad team take home local ADDY awards for top advertising campaign and report work

Winners progress to regional competition By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 10, 2020) — Several strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism were recognized for their efforts on advertising campaigns or printed reports with local 2020 ADDY Awards from the Kansas City American Advertising Federation. Winners now progress to an AAF regional competition. … Continued

Teams of strategic communication, journalism students win Adobe Creative Jam competition designing mindfulness app prototypes

2020 was the first year MU had participated in Adobe Creative Jam By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 5, 2020) — Senior Kaitlyn Weir and sophomore Julia Igel, strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism, took home first place honors in the Adobe Creative Jam competition last month with their mindfulness app prototype … Continued