Missouri School of Journalism hosting virtual high school summer workshops June 28 – 30

Students are able to choose either a journalism or strategic communication track for the three-day experience. Columbia, Mo. (April 21, 2021) – High school students from around the nation are able to discover the fast-paced world of professional journalism and strategic communication during two summer high school workshops. The three-day experience will be held virtually June … Continued

School of Journalism to recognize students in-person at May 16 commencement 

Two ceremonies will take place to keep graduates and guests safe. Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize its May and August 2021 graduates in two ceremonies on Sunday, May 16. Both ceremonies will take place at Mizzou Arena.  Students whose last name begins with A – L will … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to host NPR health correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee, MA ’07

Chatterjee to give spring Smith/Patterson science journalism lecture, will talk  about how she approaches reporting on mental health issues. Columbia, Mo. (Marcxh 9, 2021) — Rhitu Chatterjee, MA ’07, a health correspondent with NPR, will talk to students and faculty about how she covers mental health issues and why compassion and data are equally important tools in … Continued

Pictures of the Year competition judging kicks off Feb. 16 in record-breaking year

POY77 Daily Life Picture Story Award of Excellence: Aristide Economopoulos by Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil It’s a year like none other for the 78th annual Pictures of the Year judging competition, which kicks off Feb. 16 with almost double the amount of judges as normal, virtual judging and a record breaking number of photos submitted. Entrants submitted … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to recognize 105 students for December commencement

Interact with family, friends, faculty, fellow Tigers and MU alumni on social media as we congratulate the class of 2020. Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 4, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 105 students on Friday, Dec. 18 during Mizzou’s social media celebration for December 2020 graduates. The celebration will be taking place on … Continued

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