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

Senior, Recent J-School Graduate to Receive Hands-On Brand Journalism Experience via Kauffman Fellowships

Fellowship Program Expanded After Partnering with Missouri Business Alert in 2018 By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (June 3, 2019) — Recent Missouri School of Journalism graduate Jon Beltrano, BJ ’19, and senior Sarai Vega have been awarded Kauffman Fellowships through a partnership between the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Missouri Business Alert. Fellows spend up … Continued

3 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Internships

Program Includes Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2019) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 79 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) data and business internships for this summer. Winning students will work … Continued

Grad Students Tasked with Solving Associated Press Challenge Win Business-Journalism Competition

Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2019) — A University of Missouri team of students tasked with increasing awareness, bringing in more customers and monetizing the health and science vertical at the Associated Press won the 10th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition. The competition brought together graduate students from the Missouri School of … Continued

School of Journalism Undergraduate Academic Adviser Shawn Wallace Wins 2019 Catalyst Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2019) — Shawn Wallace, undergraduate academic adviser, has received the University of Missouri‘s LGBTQ Resource Center’s Catalyst Award. Established in 1998, Catalyst Awards is an annual event aimed at bringing together LGBTQ activists, volunteers, students, and community members. Any group, individual, or event may be nominated for a Catalyst Award, which … Continued