12 Journalism Seniors Inducted into Elite Mizzou ’39

Only 39 of the More Than 3,000 Graduating Seniors Earn This Distinction By Lauren Walsh Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (March 2, 2010) — The Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board (AASB) named 12 Missouri School of Journalism seniors to the 2010 class of Mizzou ’39. Mizzou ’39 honors outstanding seniors for their academic achievements, leadership and service. … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Senior Wins Jeopardy! College Championship Quarterfinals

By Lauren Walsh Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2010) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Lindsay Eanet won the quarterfinals of the “Jeopardy!” College Championship before losing in the semi-finals. The victory earned her $10,000 and a replica of the College Championship trophy. Eanet was one of 15 students nationwide to compete in the … Continued

George Kennedy and Liz Brixey Honored by Journalism Graduate Students Association

By Joan Niesen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14, 2009) — The Journalism Graduate Students Association (JGSA) honored two members of the journalism graduate faculty with its Excellence in the Graduate School award. This year, Professor Emeritus George Kennedy and Associate Professor Elizabeth Brixey were selected as recipients. Kennedy was a long-time editor of the Missourian … Continued

Kelsey Allen Places in Top Ten of Hearst College Feature Writing Competition

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2009) — Missouri School of Journalism student Kelsey Allen placed in the top ten in the college feature writing category at the 50th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation‘s Journalism Awards Program held in San Francisco recently. She receives a $500 scholarship, and a matching grant will be given to the school. Allen’s … Continued

Winners Announced for Biotech U Reporting Contest

By Steve Veile Project Manager Biotech University Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 24, 2009) — Missouri School of Journalism master’s student Charlotte Bellis has been named the grand prize winner of the Biotech University reporting contest. The New Zealand native won an all-expense paid blogging trip to Europe in 2010 with her multimedia report “Bio Beans: America’s … Continued

Student Work Recognized in Statewide Competition

The Columbia Missourian Wins 28 Awards in the 2009 Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest By Angela Hamilton Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 2, 2009) — The Columbia Missourian received 28 awards – including seven first-place winners – in the 2009 Missouri Press Association‘s Better Newspaper Contest. The winners were announced during the recent 143rd … Continued

Thorson, Duffy Surprised with President’s Award at the Annual Missouri Press Association Convention

Kansas City, Mo. (Oct. 26, 2009) — Missouri Press Association president Vicki S. Russell surprised two Missouri School of Journalism professors with the President’s Award at the group’s recent convention in Kansas City. The MPA President’s Award was established to honor a person or persons who’ve made a special impact on that president. Esther Thorson … Continued

Jann Carl, BJ ’82, to Be Honored at MU Awards Ceremony

By Lindsey Underwood Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 2, 2009) — The Mizzou Alumni Association (MAA) will honor 19 outstanding faculty and alumni Friday, Oct. 2, at its 42nd Annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony when the Distinguished Service Award, the Distinguished Faculty Award and 17 Faculty-Alumni Awards will be presented. MAA Faculty-Alumni Awards recognize the achievement of faculty … Continued

Betty Winfield to Receive the Sidney Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism History

By Joan Niesen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2009) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Betty Houchin Winfield will receive the American Journalism Historians Association‘s (AJHA) Sidney Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism History. The award, the highest honor given out by the organization, recognizes Winfield’s career as an accomplished mass media historian. … Continued