Journalism senior Annabel Thorpe receives second place 2020-21 Hearst award for television feature

Story taught KOMU reporter how to ‘shape the past, present and future into script’ as she uncovers ongoing underrepresentation of women in Missouri legislature By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikathayil Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 4, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Annabel Thorpe won second place for television features in the 61st Annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program. As … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism production studio at RJI receives facelift

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2020) — The production studio at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism has received a facelift. Thanks to the upgrades, staff will now be able to deliver a product more in line with what audiences are accustomed to seeing online and on … Continued

Broadcasting alumni find success landing jobs despite pandemic, economic crisis

Despite a global COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying economic crisis, more than two dozen recent graduates from the Missouri School of Journalism have landed broadcasting jobs at TV stations across the country. J-School hands-on training prepared alumni for interviews, jobs Columbia, Mo. (July 31, 2020) — Teams of recruiters from 10 major TV companies actively … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism’s NPR-member station KBIA’s ‘Show Me The State,’ statewide health coverage win national awards

KBIA-FM’s “Show Me The State” podcast and the station’s health-related news coverage recently won several national awards and its report on Missouri’s adult abuse hotline – a collaborative project between KBIA and the School’s community newspaper, the Columbia Missourian – won two. By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (July 17, 2020) — KBIA-FM‘s “Show Me The … Continued

The Journalism School’s KOMU-TV expands its reach by launching app on Roku

KOMU-TV, an NBC affiliate in Columbia, Missouri, is now available on the streaming platform Roku. KOMU is the only university-owned commercial major-network affiliate in the United States that serves both an academic and a commercial mission. The commercial television station and NBC affiliate shares tips and insights for launching. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June … Continued

KBIA-FM wins 8 regional Edward R. Murrow awards

The Radio and Television Digital News Association Awards recognize the best in electronic journalism. Columbia, Mo. (May 12, 2020) — The Radio and Television Digital News Association has awarded KBIA-FM eight prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards for its work as a small-market radio station in Region 5. These awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism senior Shoshana Dubnow awarded prestigious Kaplan Fellowship at ABC News

Missouri School of Journalism senior Shoshana Dubnow has been named the 27th David Kaplan Memorial Fellow. Along with a $10,000 stipend, Dubnow will receive a full-time, paid position at ABC News for the 2020 spring semester. She has hands-on experience from KOMU-TV, State Government Reporting Program and Euronews By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 8, … Continued

Senior Makayla Looney Awarded Inaugural KMBC Larry Moore Journalism Scholarship

Broadcast journalism senior Makayla Looney has received the inaugural KMBC Larry Moore Journalism Scholarship and will receive $1,000 for the Spring 2019 semester. Award Honors J-School Alumnus Moore’s Long Career at Kansas City ABC Affiliate Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Makayla Looney has received the first KMBC Larry Moore … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Earns First Place in Broadcast Radio and TV Category of Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Often called “the Pulitzers of college journalism,” the Hearst program holds year-long competitions in writing, photojournalism, broadcast news and multimedia for journalism undergraduates. Columbia, Mo. (June 5, 2018) — For the second year in a row, the Missouri School of Journalism has been named first-place winner in the 2017-18 Intercollegiate Competition in the Broadcast Radio … Continued