Ad and PR Students Visit New York Agencies and Corporations

Columbia, Mo. (March 3, 2006) — Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication students were encouraged to “be a sponge” and to have diversified skills during a recent visit to New York advertising and public relations agencies and corporations. Tips from the Pros About the Work Research drives companies. It’s all about building relationships. Business is … Continued

Missouri Students Tour Top European Media Outlets

By Lindsey Carpenter Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 14, 2006) — Thirteen students from the Missouri School of Journalism spent the first two weeks in January touring some of the finest European capitals, museums and media outlets in Paris, France; Brussels, Belgium; Madrid, Spain; and Frankfurt/Heidelberg, Germany. This was the third year the School has sponsored the European Study … Continued

BBDO Managing Director to Deliver Raymond M. Solomon Memorial Lecture

By Katie Costello Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 13, 2006) — Nancy Hill, executive vice president and managing director of BBDO New York, will be the 2006 Raymond M. Solomon Memorial Lecture speaker. Her talk will begin at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, in Fisher Auditorium. “Nancy Hill is one of the luminaries of the advertising industry,” said … Continued

Upcoming Publishing Summit to Provide Professional Development, Networking, Student Recruitment Opportunities

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 6, 2006) — The second annual Publishing Summit will provide publication professionals from the Midwest with the opportunity to improve their skills, network and get reenergized about their profession. Sponsored by the Missouri Association of Publications (MAP), the event will take place on Thursday and Friday, March 2-3, on the University of Missouri campus. … Continued

Award-Winning Photojournalist Ami Vitale to Visit Missouri for Lecture

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 23, 2006) — Ami Vitale, an award-winning photojournalist best known for her international news and cultural documentation work with Getty, will share insights and tips with Missouri School of Journalism students and other interested persons at an upcoming presentation at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, in the University of Missouri Museum of Art … Continued

iLife, Camera, Action!

By D’Arcy Rapp Columbia, Mo. (December 15, 2005) — Armed with laptops and video cameras, hundreds of journalism students displayed their movie-making talents at the 2005 Freshman iLife Challenge awards ceremony. Comedy Wars emceed the event, which was co-sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism, Apple Computer and TigerTech, the campus computer store. The evening was full of entertainment and prizes as … Continued

117 Graduates Will Be Recognized at Fall Commencement Ceremonies

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 6, 2005) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 117 graduates at its fall commencement ceremonies that will be held 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 16, at the Hearnes Center. The doctoral degree will be awarded to seven students; 27 will receive the master’s degree. Of the 83 undergraduate students who will … Continued

Broadcast News Student Crowned MU Homecoming Queen

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 9, 2005) — Alisha Johnson, a senior broadcast news student from Memphis, Tenn., was crowned the 2005 University of Missouri Homecoming Queen in a half-time ceremony at Faurot Field. An active student leader, Johnson participates in the National Association of Black Journalists, the Legion of Black Collegians, Summer Welcome, United Ambassadors and others. … Continued

Paul Steiger to Receive Missouri Honor Medal on Nov. 14

By Rachel Kaatmann Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 8, 2005) — Paul Steiger, managing editor of The Wall Street Journal and vice president of Dow Jones & Company, will receive the third Missouri Honor Medal presented this year on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Missouri School of Journalism. Steiger will teach a Master Class in Newspaper Editing from 11-11:50 a.m. … Continued