ESPN veteran Michael Knisley to lead Columbia Missourian sports coverage

Award-winning multimedia sports editor Michael Knisley will serve as an assistant professor of professional practice and the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian, effective Aug. 1. The award-winning editor brings extensive national storytelling experience to the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (July 11, 2018) — Michael Knisley, an award-winning multimedia sports editor with … Continued

Mizzou Students Take Three of Top 10 Spots in Second Annual APSE Contest

Clockwise from top-left, undergraduate students Alec Lewis, Nick Kelly and Peter Baugh finished fourth, eighth and 10th, respectively, in the second annual Associated Press Sports Editors competition. Undergraduate Sports Journalists Alec Lewis, Nick Kelly and Peter Baugh Finished Fourth, Eighth and 10th, Respectively Columbia, Mo. (June 11, 2018) — Three Missouri School of Journalism undergraduate … Continued

After Missouri Governor Resigns, Missourian Reporters Tell Underclassmen How They Covered One of the Biggest Stories of the Year

The recent resignation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens provided a group of Mizzou undergraduate students with an unplanned, breaking-news opportunity to interact with other journalism students covering the story and see firsthand how the Missouri Method – learning by doing – yielded deadline-driven results. By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2018) — For a … Continued

Ruby Bailey Named Missouri Community Newspaper Management Chair

In addition to holding the title of executive editor of the Columbia Missourian, Ruby L. Bailey will hold the Missouri School of Journalism’s Missouri Community Newspaper Management Chair. Columbia, Mo. (June 1, 2018) — A journalist whose reporting has ranged from hyperlocal coverage of Michigan suburbs to the Iraq War and whose editing has spanned … Continued

4 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Internships

Missouri Journalism recipients of the prestigious Dow Jones News Fund internships are (clockwise from top-left) seniors Nancy Coleman, Kathryn Hardison, Tess Vrbin and alumna Dariya Tsyrenzhapova, BJ ’10, MA ’18. The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2018) — Four Missouri School of Journalism students … Continued

Recent Photojournalism Graduate Kayla Wolf Competing for National Hearst Award

Over the course of two years, recent alumna Kayla Wolf, BJ ’17, documented the daily reality of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, building a personal relationship with the Cottles that in many ways became even more significant than her photojournalism capstone project. Earning Respect and Trust Lent Wolf’s ‘Last Best Day’ Images Particular Intimacy By Jennifer Nelson … Continued

Combining Passions: J-School Guides Young Sports Reporter to Success

By Jennifer Nelson Reynolds Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (April 23, 2018) — Tashan Reed, a senior at the University of Missouri, has loved writing and watching sports since he was a little kid. As he began thinking about life after high school, it just made sense to combine his two passions and become a sports … Continued

Missouri Strategic Communication Students Plan and Conduct Regional Spelling Bee

A team of 12 strategic communication students, under the direction of instructor Lauren Eisleben, planned and executed the Columbia Missourian Regional Scripps National Spelling Bee, held March 13. Event Provided J-Schoolers with Real Work Experience in PR, Event Planning and Promotion By Nate Brown Reynolds Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2018) — The highlight … Continued

Print and Digital News Senior Hannah Black Wins $2,000 Homer L. Hall Scholarship

Print and digital news senior Hannah Black says that winning the Homer Hall scholarship will allow her to forgo a part-time job and focus on community storytelling. Her ‘Community Beat’ Reporting Was Cited for Both Novelty and Sense of Connection Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism print and digital news senior … Continued