MBA reporters rise to challenge and get creative when it comes to producing content, connecting with audiences

Missouri School of Journalism students working for Missouri Business Alert are sometimes having to get creative during COVID-19 when it comes to creating content and connecting with audiences. Students learn new hands-on skills as they help with tasks By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 4, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism students working at outlets … Continued

Strategic communication senior shows resilience when finishing degree after COVID-19 challenges motivated him to move home to South Korea

Missouri strategic communication senior Jihwan Aum rose to multiple COVID-19-related challenges working from his home on the other side of the world; his dedication and perseverance earned him an award from his MOJO Ad classmates. MOJO Ad provided hands-on work experience for job market By: Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 3, 2020) — The coronavirus … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism launches summer pop-up newsroom staffed by 11 current journalism students and recent graduates

Working from May until August to cover the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across Missouri, pop-up newsroom staff include Claire Colby, BJ ’20; Madison Conte; Madison Czopek, BJ ’20; Peter Georgiev, MA ’20; Taylor Guidry, BJ ’20; Regan Huston, BJ ’20; Arin Jemerson, BJ ’20; Madison McVan, BJ ’20; Regan Mertz; Ty Stewart, MA ’19; … Continued

5 Missouri Journalism students win Dow Jones News Fund internships

Five Missouri School of Journalism students – Mariana Labbate, Camille McManus, Gaby Morera Di Núbila, Sam Nelson and Emily Wolf – are among 78 undergraduate and graduate students nationwide who have won prestigious Dow Jones News Fund internships. Students selected will receive remote, pre-internship training, $1,500 scholarship and membership in professional associations. Columbia, Mo. (May … Continued

Five Missouri School of Journalism students named to Knight Nonprofit News Internship program for summer 2020

Missouri School of Journalism students Autumn Black, Alexia Diamond, Adam Jackson, Annie Le, and Sam Manas will spend their summer taking part in the Knight Nonprofit News Internship program at news outlets across the U.S. Subsidy makes internships more affordable for newsrooms when many are canceling internships because of COVID-19 By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. … Continued

Newsrooms gain support on innovative work during COVID-19 with RJI Student Innovation Fellowships

RJI Student Innovation Fellows for Suimmer 2020: Isabel Lohman, Knoxville News Sentinel; Fairriona Magee, Carolina Panorama; Tatyana Monnay, The Associated Press; Laura Murgatroyd, Columbia Missourian; Trent Tarantino, The Washington Post; Caroline Watkins, Chatham News + Record. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2020) — The coronavirus pandemic has presented numerous challenges to newsroom of … Continued

AdZou teams present findings to clients over Zoom

Team Waterboys: Top row, from left: Chelsea Roemer, Erin Popielewski, Katherine Musacchio, Emma Fordyce. Bottom row: Ben Schlueter, Rachel Brunts James Yoon. Even though the final presentations were different, the work and dedication were the same as other semesters, just virtual. By Jerry Duggan Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2020) — Every semester has its ups … Continued

Checking in during COVID-19

As her time at Mizzou ends, one journalism student is helping provide community-specific information about COVID-19. By Brian Consiglio MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (May 15, 2020) — In high school, Zia Kelly never imagined studying at the University of Missouri, let alone reporting for her college town during a pandemic. “I was a Jayhawk … Continued

MOJO Ad teams finish the semester remotely, present findings amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spring 2020 clients included the Missouri Department of Conservation and Nevada Department of Wildlife. By Jerry Duggan An indispensable part of every strategic communication senior’s final semester at the Missouri School of Journalism is the capstone experience. Although this year’s spring semester looked a little different from previous ones, with all classes moving online in … Continued

Journalism and business students gain hands-on experience participating in the 11th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition

Winning team comes up with idea for online subscription-based learning platform for journalists. By Jennifer Nelson A University of Missouri student team who came up with the idea to teach different journalistic skills through an online, subscription-based learning platform won the 11th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition. The team created the … Continued