Magazine Faculty Member Receives Campus Teaching Award

Columbia, Mo. (June 25, 2004) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Jennifer Moeller has received the 2003-04 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award for her superior teaching and advising on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. “Jen works as hard as any faculty member I have ever seen, and she goes beyond the call of duty every day,” said … Continued

Kyle Palmer Wins $10,000 Scholarship

Columbia, Mo. (June 23, 2004) – Kyle Palmer, a senior broadcast news student at the Missouri School of Journalism, is one of the “Top Ten” Scripps Howard Foundation national scholarship winners. Earlier this year, Palmer won an individual award in the Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio-Television News Directors Association. His entry in the … Continued

Missouri Journalism Wins Hearst Overall Intercollegiate Competition

Columbia, Mo. (June 21, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism won the overall intercollegiate competition in the 2003-04 Hearst Journalism Awards Program and placed second in the overall writing category. 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 earned … Continued

Four Missouri Journalism Students Win in Hearst National Championships

Columbia, Mo. (June 21, 2004) — Four Missouri School of Journalism students placed in the Hearst National Writing, Photojournalism and Broadcast News Championships. The Championships, the culmination of the 2003-04 journalism awards program, with more than 100 undergraduate colleges and universities competing under the auspices of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, … Continued

Ross Todd Named Finalist in Religion Newswriters Association National Contest

Columbia, Mo. (June 17, 2004) –Ross Todd, a Missouri School of Journalism graduate student, is a finalist in the Religion Newswriters Association 2004 Contests for excellence in religion reporting in the general circulation news media. Todd is one of 10 finalists for the Chandler Award for Student Reporter of the Year in Religion News contest. His … Continued

MU Advertising Professor Named ‘Most Promising’ in Industry

Columbia, Mo. (June 7, 2004) — Missouri advertising professor Shelly Rodgers will receive the 2004 Most Promising Professors Award for her teaching in Internet advertising and strategic communication at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual meeting that will be held in Toronto, Canada, in August. Given by the AEJMC Mass Communication and Society … Continued

Esther Thorson Named 2004 Distinguished Educator by American Advertising Federation

Columbia, Mo. (June 2, 2004) — Esther Thorson, associate dean of graduate studies at the Missouri School of Journalism, will receive the 2004 Distinguished Educator Award from the American Advertising Federation for her outstanding contributions to advertising education. The Distinguished Educator winner was first awarded in 1987. The second award winner was S. Watson Dunn, also … Continued

Clyde Bentley Honored as 2004 University Bookstore VIP

Columbia, Mo. (June 2, 2004) — A graduating student’s letter of thanks resulted in a new “seat of learning” in Associate Professor Clyde Bentley‘s office in the Missouri School of Journalism. Bentley was named the 2004 University Bookstore VIP-Very Influential Professor — based on an essay about him submitted by graduating advertising student Kate Certain. He … Continued

Wanta Elected Vice President of National Journalism Education Organization

Columbia, Mo. (May 13, 2004) — Wayne Wanta has been elected vice president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for the 2004-05 academic year. He will become president-elect in 2005-06 and president in 2006-07. Wanta will be the second AEJMC president from the Missouri School of Journalism. Earl F. English, a … Continued

Journalism Staff Member Receives MU Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 12, 2004) — Martha Pickens, an executive staff assistant in the Earl S. English Graduate Studies Office, received a “Tribute to MU Women 2004” award by the Chancellor’s Standing Committee on the Status of Women. Pickens was recognized for her work to help create an environment of equity, fairness and justice for all … Continued