24 Missouri Students Participate in Excellence in Journalism Conference in Nashville

The Event Offered Networking, Educational and Professional Development Opportunities By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 2, 2014) — Opportunities to network with alumni, learn from industry experts and receive critiques of resumes were highlights of the 2014 Excellence in Journalism conference hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association … Continued

KBIA-FM Earns 3 Regional Murrow Awards for Excellence in Electronic Journalism

Station Received Top Honors in the Continuing Coverage, Feature Reporting and Website Categories Washington (April 24, 2014) — The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has recognized KBIA-FM in its 2014 regional winners of the Edward R. Murrow Awards. The awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around … Continued

Radio-TV Journalism Students Rachel Wittel and Taylor Barth Are Top 5 Winners in the Hearst Competition

The School Is Ranked First in the Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (March 18, 2014) — Radio-television journalism students Rachel Wittel and Taylor Barth placed second and fifth, respectively, in the Hearst Television II competition. The wins, together with points accumulated from the radio and the two television competitions, secured first place … Continued

MU Journalism Dean Names Reeves New KOMU-TV News Director

By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2014) — Dean Mills, dean of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, announced today that Randy Reeves has been named news director at KOMU-TV, effective Sept. 1, 2014. Reeves, an associate professor in the MU School of Journalism, will replace Stacey Woelfel, who was … Continued

Intensive Career Workshop Prepares Radio-TV Students for Interviews and Job Searches

Sessions Focused on Application Strategies, Creating Resume Reels and Handling Pay Negotiation By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 20, 2014) — Expert faculty members provided students with tips on effective job searching at a workshop hosted by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) on Feb. 16. The “Get Me Hired” workshop, held at the … Continued

Radio-Television Journalism Senior Dan Kennedy Places in Top 10 of Hearst Broadcast News Competition

Columbia, Mo. (March 22, 2013) — Dan Kennedy, a radio-television journalism senior at the Missouri School of Journalism, has received a top 10 placement in the Broadcast News Competition II of the Journalism Awards Program sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Kennedy’s entry was a September 2012 story about price gouging at Mid-Missouri’s only … Continued