Journalism Alumna Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 5, 2004) — Elizabeth Llorente, BJ ’84, recently received the 2004 Career Achievement Award for Print Journalists for her work in race and ethnicity from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The award recognizes a variety of contributions that Llorente has made to the field of journalism, including a recent series, “Diverse … Continued

Journalism Student Reels in Dream Job on ESPN

By Justin Jarrett Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (March 29, 2004) — Dream job. Check. New car. Check. College diploma. Not quite yet. Before he walks across the stage at MU in May, Mike Hall landed just about everything he could have hoped to gain with his pending journalism degree. Hall earned a one-year contract as … Continued

Two Journalism Students Win Hearst Writing Awards

Ann Friedman Wins First in Competition Columbia, Mo. (March 24, 2004) — Missouri School of Journalism students Ann Friedman and Ann E. Stratton are among the top 10 winners in the personality/profile writing competition for this year’s Hearst Journalism Awards. Friedman won first place in the competition; Stratton won eighth. Friedman, a senior from Dubuque, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Names 61st Annual Pictures of the Year International Contest Winners

Columbia, Mo. (March 9, 2004) — Winners of the 61st Annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi)  Competition, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious photojournalism contests, were announced by the Missouri School of Journalism. Judges viewed nearly 26,000 photographs, 2,500 newspaper and magazine pages, submitted by more than 1,300 newspaper and magazine photographers and editors from … Continued

J-School Graduate One of Youngest to Win Polk Award

Columbia, Mo. (March 9, 2004) — Brian Joseph, BJ ’02, has been awarded a 2003 George Polk Award for work he completed during a summer 2002 internship at The Seattle Times. Joseph, as part of an investigative team, won the local reporting award for “The Art of Deception,” a two-day series that exposed a prominent Seattle … Continued

Journalism Student Places First in Hearst Competition

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 13, 2004) — Carolyn Szczepanski, BJ ’03, won first place in the in-depth writing category of the 44th Annual Hearst Journalism national competition for her report, “The Once and Future River.” The story ran in the Columbia Missourian, the working newspaper lab for students in news-editorial, design, information graphics and photojournalism. The Hearst … Continued

Journalism Professor Honored by Stephens College

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 20, 2004) — Missouri Journalism professor Cynthia Frisby was one of three individuals to be honored by Stephens College in Columbia at the 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Convocation. Dr. Frisby and City of Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman and Stephens senior Yashunda Gift were recognized for embodying the principles and human values reflected … 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

Two Advertising Students Create TV Ads for Nokia and Win a Trip to the Sugar Bowl

Dallas (Dec. 18, 2003) –Two Missouri School of Journalism students have been chosen as the Fall 2003 Nokia ADvantage advertising competition winners from the Missouri School of Journalism. Michael Spear of St. Louis, Mo., and Jamie Kitsis of St. Louis, were awarded all-expense paid trips to the 2004 Nokia Sugar Bowl national championship game in … Continued

Four J-School Students Win Hearst Journalism Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2003) — Missouri School of Journalism students Duaa Eldeib, Alyssa Ford, Kyle Palmer and Mary Knez Walker were among the winners in the 44th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. More than 100 universities and colleges participated in the first Hearst competition of this academic year. In the college … Continued