Journalism alum honored as a 2019 Volunteer Leader from the Mizzou Alumni Association

The Tiger Pride award recognizes sustained, outstanding volunteer efforts. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 17, 2019) — Deborah Diers, BJ ’74, was among those honored with a 2019 Volunteer Leader award from the University of Missouri Alumni Association. She received the Tiger Pride award, which recognizes sustained, outstanding volunteer efforts. Diers has worked tirelessly to rebuild and … Continued

Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán Named 2019 AJHA Rising Scholar Award Winner

The Rising Scholar honoree is chosen annually by the editors of American Journalism. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2019) — The editors of American Journalism, the peer-reviewed quarterly journal of the American Journalism Historians Association, have announced Cristina Mislán, assistant professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, as this year’s AJHA Rising Scholar award winner. The Rising … Continued

School Welcomes 88 High-Achieving Walter Williams Scholars to Campus

2019-20 freshmen class represents the largest ever accepted for the honor. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed a record 88 new Walter William Scholars on Wednesday, Aug. 21. During a short ceremony, scholars were recognized individually for their accomplishments in high school. Each student received a Walter Williams Scholars … Continued

Jennifer Mosbrucker Awarded O.O. McIntyre Fellowship

The honor is the highest postgraduate award offered by the School. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 19, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism alumna Jennifer Mosbrucker, BJ ’19, has won the O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the Missouri School of Journalism. The program’s one-year, $12,000 stipend allows a recent graduate to delve … Continued

MU alumnus Chris Allen named outstanding adviser for national honor society

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 16, 2019) — Kappa Tau Alpha honored Dr. Chris Allen, Ph.D. ’96, of the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) with the William H. Taft Outstanding Adviser Award during the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Toronto earlier this month. The Taft award is named in … Continued

Keegan Pope Wins the 2019 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Story submissions taught him how to be concise, connect with cancer patient and keep a data story interesting. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2019) — Recent graduate Keegan Pope, MA ’19, received the 2019 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing as a graduate student. His prize includes a $1,000 cash award. Funding for the Romero … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Receive Society of Professional Journalists’ Regional, National Awards

Vox Magazine a Finalist for Best Student Magazine Columbia, Mo. (July 18, 2019) — The Society of Professional Journalists‘ recognized several students from the Missouri School of Journalism in its regional and national Mark of Excellence contests earlier this year for top content. The local work was published in the students’ respective newsrooms – KBIA-FM, … Continued

4 to Receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service

The Ceremony Will Take Place on Wednesday, Oct. 2, on the University of Missouri Campus Columbia, Mo. (July 9, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2019 recipients of the prestigious Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service. The three individuals and one agency will receive their medal during an evening reception and … Continued

KBIA, KOMU Win 23 Honors at the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards

The annual contest honors outstanding journalism published in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. Columbia, Mo. (June 17, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism took home an impressive number of awards – 23 in total – from the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards banquet held earlier this month. KBIA won 18 awards, … Continued