Missouri School of Journalism partners with NBCU Academy

The new partnership includes scholarships to enhance affordability for journalism students from underrepresented communities and support for developing professional leadership training Contact: Sara Diedrich, 573-882-3243, diedrichs@missouri.edu               Lori Acio, NBCU News Group, Lorie.Acio@nbcuni.com The University of Missouri School of Journalism announced a new partnership today with NBCUniversal News Group’s NBCU Academy, a multiplatform journalism training and … Continued

Associate Professor Jeimmie Nevalga honored with 2021 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching

Nevalga, an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, was the first woman and person of color to lead news operations at KOMU-TV. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 1, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Jeimmie Nevalga has received the 2021 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching. Nevalga is the second … Continued

National Journalism and Communication Association honors Missouri School of Journalism with Diversity Award

The annual award recognizes journalism and mass communication programs that are successfully achieving equity and diversity goals. Columbia, Mo. (July 2, 2021) – The Missouri School of Journalism is the recipient of the Equity & Diversity Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). This national award is one of the … Continued

Journalism students named to Knight Nonprofit News internship summer program

Five students will work for INN member newsrooms on a variety of projects. Columbia, Mo. (June 1, 2021) — This summer five Missouri School of Journalism students will take part in the Knight Nonprofit News Internship program, a diverse scholarship partnership between MU and the Institute for Nonprofit News. The program strives to develop a … Continued

School of Journalism Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research Earnest Perry wins national AEJMC award 

Perry is the 2021 recipient of the Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity and Research. Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2021) — Earnest Perry, associate professor and associate dean for graduate studies and research, has been chosen to receive the 2021 Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research … Continued

J-School Strategic Communication senior named one of the nation’s 50 most promising multicultural students 

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 22, 2020) — One strategic communication student has plans to change the world, and she’s off to a good start. Mikaela Ashley, BJ ‘21, recently attended the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Most Promising Multicultural Students Program, which annually awards 50 of the nation’s best advertising talent with the networking … Continued

Three J-School Strategic Communication students participate in Publicis Multicultural Talent Pipeline conference

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2021) – J-School Strategic Communication students Mikaela Ashley, Kieran Malloy and Lauren Dismond were selected to attend the Publicis Multicultural Talent Pipeline (MCTP), an event focused on helping skilled people from multicultural backgrounds get their foot in the media industry’s door. “The Publicis MCTP event is three days … Continued