Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk welcomes Tegan Wendland as editorial director

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 24, 2021) — The Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, a collaborative reporting network that will cover agriculture, water and related issues in the Mississippi River Basin, has hired environmental journalist Tegan Wendland as its editorial director. As editorial director, Wendland will oversee the work of the Ag & Water Desk, which … Continued

$1.4 million grant to Missouri School of Journalism helps create network of journalists focused on Mississippi River basin 

Walton Family Foundation grant will create the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, covering agriculture, water and environmental issues within the region. Columbia, Mo. (July 8, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism announced a $1.4 million, three-year grant from the Walton Family Foundation, a leading funder of environmental journalism in the United States, … Continued

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer to Present ‘The Human Toll of Toxic Pollution’

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Larry C. Price will be at the Missouri School of Journalism for a two-day visit with faculty and students April 27-28. In addition, master’s student Neeta Satam will be recognized as the recipient of the first student fellowship under the new Smith/Patterson Pulitzer Partnership. Updated April 2018: Larry Price has been … Continued