Former Tina Hills Fellow Wins International Award

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 24, 2006) — A story with its roots in a journalism master’s thesis has won the European Commission Lorenzo Natali Prize in the Latin America and the Caribbean zone, an award that recognizes excellence in the coverage of human rights and democracy in the developing world. Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05, an award-winning journalist … Continued

Innovative Digital eMprint Delivers Breaking News

Nieman Reports Uses eMprint to Get Stories to Journalists Quickly Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 17, 2006) — With a federal court’s decision on the public school teaching of intelligent design looming in mid-December, Nieman Reports Editor Melissa Ludtke knew that her upcoming issue of the quarterly journalism magazine, with a collection of articles about news coverage of the … Continued

Two Journalism Students Win Hearst Broadcast Awards

Columbia, Mo. (January 12, 2006) — Missouri School of Journalism students Travis Thompson and Marie Saavedra are among the top 20 winners in the features competition of the 2005-2006 Hearst Journalism Awards for broadcast news. Thompson tied for seventeenth place; Saavedra tied for nineteenth place. Travis Thompson Marie Saavedra Thompson, a senior broadcast news major … Continued

iLife, Camera, Action!

By D’Arcy Rapp Columbia, Mo. (December 15, 2005) — Armed with laptops and video cameras, hundreds of journalism students displayed their movie-making talents at the 2005 Freshman iLife Challenge awards ceremony. Comedy Wars emceed the event, which was co-sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism, Apple Computer and TigerTech, the campus computer store. The evening was full of entertainment and prizes as … Continued

Recent Alumnus Wins First Place Hearst Photojournalism Award

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 8, 2005) — Chris Detrick, a 2005 photojournalism graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, won first place in the photojournalism competition of the 2005-06 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. This was the first Hearst photojournalism competition of this academic year, entered by 74 students from 43 journalism schools nationwide. “Chris Detrick is … Continued

MA Student Named 2005 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow at ABC News in D.C.

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2005) — Master’s student Theresa Wieberg is the 2005 recipient of the David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship, which is awarded each year to one Missouri graduate student who has an interest in broadcast producing. While a producer for Sam Donaldson at ABC News, Kaplan was killed on assignment in Sarajevo in 1992. … Continued

Columbia Missourian Wins 27 Awards in 2005 Better Newspapers Contest

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2005) — The Columbia Missourian, the Missouri School of Journalism’s working newspaper lab for students in news-editorial, design, information graphics and photojournalism, took home 27 awards in the 2005 Missouri Press Foundation’s Better Newspapers contest. Student reporters and photographers won the awards in 19 categories for daily newspapers, competing mainly in the … Continued

Angus McDougall to Receive Missouri Honor Medal

By Brenda Escobar Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 17, 2005) — Angus McDougall, a former photojournalism sequence faculty member and photography innovator known to his peers and students as “Mac,” will be the second recipient this year to receive a Missouri Honor Medal for his dedication to teaching students how to succeed in every aspect of journalism. … Continued

Three Knight Editing Fellows Named for 2005-2006 Academic Year

By Rachel Kaatmann Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 6, 2005) — Rania Adwan, Traci Angel and Rob Weir were named Knight Editing fellows at the Missouri School of Journalism for the 2005-2006 academic year. The Knight Editing Fellowship program was started in 2002 as an opportunity for experienced journalists to serve in a teaching capacity as an editor … Continued