Journalism Students Win First, Eighth Place in Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Columbia, Mo. (April 4, 2005) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students have been named as winners in the 45th Annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. James Carlson, a senior magazine major from Springfield, Mo., won first place overall in the personality/profile competition category, and Kate Schweitzer, a junior magazine major from St. … Continued

Missouri Design Professor Helps Newspaper Win Distinguished Design Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 1, 2005) — Rick Shaw, an assistant professor and director of photography for the Columbia Missourian, helped his former newspaper earn a distinguished design award. The Hartford (Conn.) Courant was the only American paper to be named one of the World’s Best Designed Newspapers of 2005, an award given out by the Society for … Continued

Field-Test of the World’s First EmPRINT Newspaper to Begin March 6

Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2005) — The Columbia Missourian will begin a field-test March 6 of the world’s first Electronic Media Print (EmPRINT) newspaper edition. The Missourian, a community daily newspaper serving the Columbia region, is operated by the Missouri School of Journalism. Roger Fidler, the inaugural Visiting Fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, developed the … Continued

Columbia Missourian Nabs 18 State Awards in Newspaper Contest

By Jacob Luecke Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2004) — The Columbia Missourian nabbed 18 awards in this year’s Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. Distributed throughout Columbia and the surrounding region, the Columbia Missourian is the working newspaper lab for Missouri School of Journalism students in news-editorial, design, information graphics and photojournalism. The Missourian won first place … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism Welcomes Five New Faculty Members

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 9, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomes five new faculty members. Three will join the advertising department as assistant professors: Paul Bolls will teach management-related courses in strategic communication and graduate courses. His research focuses on cognitive/emotional processing of media, particularly in discovering how content and production features of media can … Continued

Roger Fidler Named Inaugural Fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2004) — Roger Fidler has been named the inaugural Visiting Fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. He plans to launch the world’s first live digital newspaper edition through the school’s community daily, the Columbia Missourian, as his Fellow’s project. The Reynolds Institute is a new center … Continued

Ross Todd Named Finalist in Religion News Association National Contest

Columbia, Mo. (June 17, 2004) –Ross Todd, a Missouri School of Journalism graduate student, is a finalist in the Religion News 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

Journalism Students, Faculty Create New Sunday Prototype for Columbia Missourian

Columbia, Mo. (April 2, 2004) — The opportunity to write for a daily community newspaper was one of the reasons Cristian Lupsa selected the Missouri School of Journalism for his graduate studies. What he did not anticipate was the opportunity to develop a new publication. A somewhat nontraditional approach has been taken to creating the … 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

New Contest Recognizes Summer and Internship Work

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2003) — Thirteen students were recognized for work produced during their internships in a new “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” contest that attracted 47 entries. “The contest began as a way for us to gain some sense of just how much great work our students do each summer, in … Continued