Documentary Journalism students to premiere their films at fourth annual Stronger than Fiction Film Festival May 16-17

16 students will be showing short documentary films over 48 hours via free online streaming. Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism will hold its fourth annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival on May 16-17. This festival, normally held in person at the historic … Continued

School to welcome 1,200-plus high school students to campus for J-Day

J-Day Cancelled Updated March 12, 2020: Out of an abundance of caution and in consultation with Missouri Interscholastic Press Association and MU campus leaders about COVID-19 precautions, Scholastic Journalism Day – J-Day – on Wednesday, March 25, is cancelled. Visit https://mipajournalism.com/ for more information and updates. For Mizzou’s latest information on COVID-19, visit MU Alert. … Continued

4 Missouri Journalism students selected as Summer Welcome leaders

The group answers questions about classes, activities and more for new students. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 13, 2020) — Questions about classes, student organizations and sporting events: incoming University of Missouri students have lots of questions about all aspects of campus life. Four Missouri School of Journalism students will be among the 37 to help them … Continued

School hosts Power Shift training to equip faculty, staff with resources to help provide workplaces free of discrimination and harassment

More than 80 Missouri Journalism staff and faculty participated in training as part of the Power Shift Project led by Jill Geisler, the Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity at Loyola University in Chicago and the Freedom Forum Institute Fellow in Women’s Leadership. Training part of grant program supporting school’s strategic plan By … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to recognize 128 students at Dec. 13 commencement

The alumna speaker for the School of Journalism’s Dec. 13 commencement ceremony will be Sarah Copeland, BJ ’99. The student speaker will be Lindsey Wilkerson with Jennifer Fowler serving as master of ceremonies. Ceremony scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium. Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism will … Continued