3 to receive Missouri Honor Medals for Distinguished Service in Journalism

2022 honorees include two individuals and one nonprofit media organization By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (July 14, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2022 recipients of the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service, a prestigious award recognizing lifetime or superior achievement in journalism or strategic communication. Two individuals and a nonprofit … Continued

Friends of the Facts conference at Missouri School of Journalism promotes media literacy through conversations with national experts

Professor Kathy Kiely, right, Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies, speaks with her panelists June 27, 2022, during her virtual Friends of the Facts seminar. With her in the RJI studio are, left to right, Jason Artman, an Illinois high school teacher; Shawn Healy, Illinois iCivics; and Rep. Jim Murphy, a member of the Missouri … Continued

School of Journalism to recognize 377 candidates at May graduation ceremony

The program will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13, at Mizzou Arena Columbia, Mo. (May 2, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 377 May and August graduates at its 7 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, at Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. … Continued

Linda Villarosa, award-winning health journalist, to deliver Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (April 11, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host award-winning journalist Linda Villarosa as this spring’s Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture speaker at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28. Villarosa will deliver an historical perspective on racial disparities in health care, a subject she has covered extensively in her writing. … Continued

‘Based on a True Story’ documentary film conference kicks off March 2

A still from Reid Davenport’s I Didn’t See You There, one of the filmsfeatured in the upcoming “Based on a True Story” conference. Hosted by the Missouri School of Journalism and the Reynolds Journalism Institute, the conference’s 10th anniversary will feature acclaimed filmmakers and film industry experts By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2022) … Continued

Chancellor’s Leadership Class gives first-year students across campus a head start on their education

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14) — Chancellor’s Leadership Class students presented their final projects on Dec. 9, showcasing visual stories of Mizzou’s dynamic and varied programs and opportunities. University of Missouri President Mun Choi toured the students’ displays and spoke to the 25 teams of two to four students. “I was so impressed with not only … Continued

AdZou Challenge brings high school students from every corner of state to Missouri School of Journalism for marketing competition

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 13, 2021) — High school students from across Missouri gathered at the Missouri School of Journalism Tuesday, Dec. 7 to compete in the inaugural AdZou Challenge, in which teams of five from 15 Missouri high schools vied to create the best advertising campaign for a hypothetical new Samsung phone. The competition was … Continued