Juana Summers visits Missouri School of Journalism as KBIA celebrates 50 years

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 18, 2022) — As KBIA-FM continues its yearlong 50th anniversary celebration, the Missouri School of Journalism hosted KBIA alum Juana Summers, BJ ’09, the newest co-host of All Things Considered on NPR, as she spoke Thursday with students and faculty about her journey from student reporting to one of … Continued

Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture delves into Texas oil and gas industry with Amal Ahmed

Missouri School of Journalism students gained practical insights into long-form reporting, investigating and interviewing By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2022) — Environmental reporter Amal Ahmed spoke with students at the Missouri School of Journalism on Friday, Nov. 11, as part of the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture series. A freelance reporter, Ahmed offered student … Continued

Major Garrett parses fact from fiction in Boyd Lecture on politics and press at Missouri School of Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 26, 2022) — Major Garrett, BJ ’84, chief Washington correspondent at CBS News, returned to the Missouri School of Journalism’s Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) on Thursday, Oct. 20 for a lecture and Q&A with faculty, staff, students and the public on the subject of truth in political reporting. “I’m … Continued

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