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

The Missouri Broadcasters Association honored KOMU-TV, a working lab for J-School students, with five first-place awards. Both KOMU and KBIA-FM received a total of seven certificates of merit. 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 … Continued

Kate Robbins wins the 2020 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Senior Kate Robbins of California, Missouri, received the 2020 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing for three articles she wrote for Vox Magazine as part of her Intermediate Writing class. Story submissions taught recipient how to dig through records, not overwhelm readers with too many names and dates Columbia, Mo. (April 21, 2020) — Senior … Continued

Katelynn McIlwain and Titus Wu receive MU Award for Academic Distinction

Sophomore Katelynn McIlwain and senior Titus Wu were honored with MU’s Award for Academic Distinction, which recognizes undergraduate students who consistently go above and beyond expectations to contribute to the academic atmosphere at the University of Missouri. Students recognized for “going above and beyond” By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (April 15, 2020) — Sophomore Katelynn … Continued

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

Associate Professor Yong Volz was selected to receive the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award in recognition of her efforts to help create an environment of equity, fairness and justice for women on the Mizzou campus. From left, graduate student Lei Guo, Associate Professor Amy Simons, Volz. The annual award recognizes outstanding MU faculty, staff … Continued