Six Students, Vox Magazine Win AEJMC Recognition

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 31, 2005) — Vox magazine and six Missouri School of Journalism students have won recognition by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in the Student Magazine Contest in the areas of profile writing, investigation and analysis and design. The 2005 student magazine competition attracted a record 251 entries from 26 universities from the … Continued

Brian Brooks Named to the 2005 Class of Apple Distinguished Educators

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2005) — Brian Brooks, associate dean for undergraduate studies and administration, has been named to the 2005 roster of a select group of Apple Distinguished Educators. Apple Computer selects national education professionals for their commitment to innovations in teaching and research. The group met recently at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, Calif. … Continued

Brooks Receives Career Achievement Award

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2005) — Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity has honored Associate Dean Brian S. Brooks with its Career Achievement Award. The award goes to one alumnus of the national social fraternity each year and recognizes significant achievement in the recipient’s chosen profession. Brooks is the fourth journalist to receive the award. Others include the late Lee Hills, … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students and Faculty Present 32 Papers, Win Four Student Awards at 2005 AEJMC Convention

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 8, 2005) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty and graduate students presented 32 research papers at the 2005 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) convention Aug. 10-13 in San Antonio, Texas. Missouri doctoral students highlighted the convention, winning four “best student” paper awards. They won twice as many awards as any … Continued

J-School Student Wins RTNDF President’s Scholarship

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2005) — Hayley Salvo, a senior broadcast journalism major at the Missouri School of Journalism, recently won the Radio-Television News Directors Foundation (RTNDF) President’s Scholarship worth $2500. Hayley Salvo Salvo, originally from Carrollton, Texas, is a reporter and anchor for KBIA radio, the NPR affiliate station on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia. She … Continued

Missouri Students Honored with National Mark of Excellence Awards

By Courtney Suthoff Columbia, Mo. (July 7, 2005) — Five Missouri School of Journalism students recently received honors at the 2004 National Mark of Excellence Awards. The annual awards, given by the Society of Professional Journalists, honor the best journalism students by recognizing a national winner and two finalists in each of the 45 categories. Sadie Gurman … Continued

Miró-Quesada Awarded Second Tina Hills Fellowship

Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2005) — María Inés Miró-Quesada of Lima, Perú, has been awarded the second Tina Hills fellowship by the Missouri School of Journalism. Miró-Quesada will work with journalism students as Spanish language managing editor of Adelante!, the J-School’s bilingual monthly community newspaper. The fellowship will fund her tuition in the graduate school … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Places Second in Hearst Writing Awards, Fourth Overall

Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2005) — The Missouri School of Journalism placed fourth in the overall intercollegiate competition and second in the writing competition in the 2004-2005 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Often called “The Pulitzers of College Journalism,” the Hearst program holds year-long competitions in writing, photography and broadcast news. Journalism schools accumulating the most points … Continued

Getsinger and Hoops Among Top 20 Winners in Hearst Spot News Writing Contest

Columbia, Mo. (May 13, 2005) — Annie Getsinger and Brandon Hoops are among the top 20 winners in the Spot News Writing category of the Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program.  “Spot news is the bread and butter of journalism,” said Tom Warhover, executive editor of the Columbia Missourian. “Getsinger and Hoops prove we can put a little … Continued