Association for Women in Sports Media Members Attend National Convention

The Weekend Included Panel Sessions and a Job Fair Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 31, 2016) — The Missouri student chapter of the Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) recently attended the organization’s national convention in Miami. Seven student members and faculty adviser Elizabeth Frogge attended panels and workshops led by industry professionals throughout the three-day … Continued

School Announces New, Unique Approach to Tackling Industry Diversity Levels

Immersive Student Development, Diversity and Recruitment Program Creates a Pipeline to Prepare Diverse New Talent Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 25, 2016) — The University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Office of the Provost and the Mizzou Advantage initiative announce today a new, immersive education-industry recruiting and training effort designed to increase the representation of underserved communities … Continued

Insights on Internships: 5 Questions with Urma Redmond

Columbia, Mo. (July 28, 2016) — Meet Urma Redmond, a senior from Dallas. Redmond is studying strategic communication with an emphasis on copy writing. She plans to graduate in May 2017. (Interview by Sophia Lauriello and Chad Brewster.) Where are you interning, and what are you doing? I’m a junior copywriter/all-around intern at Scout & … Continued

Kandice Head Selected for #NABJNAHJ16 Student Multimedia Project

The National Convention Will Be Held in Washington on Aug. 1-6 Washington (June 30, 2016) — Kandice Head, BJ ’16, is among the nationwide pool of students who will participate in the Student Multimedia Project during the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Convention and Career Fair … Continued

Strength and Hope

Columbia, Mo. (June 9, 2016) — Finding an hour in a busy person’s schedule to talk about the hopes and dreams for the future of the Missouri School of Journalism didn’t seem possible during the busiest week at the close of an academic year that’s been full of challenges. But, people make time for what … Continued

Francisco Vara-Orta Is One of Five Selected for Inaugural ProPublica Scholarship

The Graduate Student Will Receive Funding to Attend the National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists Annual Meeting in DC New York (May 27, 2016) — Francisco Vara-Orta is one of five recipients of the first-ever ProPublica NAHJ/NABJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists) scholarship. Vara-Orta is a graduate student … Continued

Mizzou Women in Media Wins Excellence Award

The Organization Showcases the Importance of Inclusion and Mentorship By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2016) — Mizzou Women in Media was awarded the 2015-16 Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Best New Organization. The group and its adviser, convergence journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons, were honored at an April 16 reception for recognition in excellence … Continued

KBIA-FM Team Publishes Multimedia Package on Campus Race Relations

Audio Stories of ‘Mizzou at a Crossroads’ Will Be Available as Podcasts By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (March 15, 2016) — A new multimedia project on race relations at the University of Missouri allowed students and faculty at KBIA-FM to explore new storytelling techniques. “Mizzou at a Crossroads” is an in-depth analysis on the history … Continued

Applications Now Accepted to the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop

The July 9-17 Summer Workshop Is Open to High School Students By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2016) — High school students interested in journalism can experience the thrill of creating stories at the upcoming Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop. The 2016 MUJW will be offered July 9-17 at the Missouri School of Journalism. Applications … Continued

National Association of Black Journalists Travel to Atlanta for Media Tour

32 Students Visit News Media, Agencies; Connect with Alumni During Trip By Seinga Macauley Public Relations Chair NABJ Mizzou Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2016) — The National Association of Black Journalists Ale Chapter (NABJ) traveled to Atlanta, Feb. 2-7, for its annual Media Tour. The trip is the group’s most anticipated event of the school … Continued