Meet School of Journalism’s newest Strategic Communication faculty member

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2021) — For the School of Journalism’s newest Strategic Communication professor — who also doubles as the University of Missouri assistant vice chancellor for research, engagement and extension — it all started with Indiana Jones.  The fictional professor of archaeology inspired Dr. Susan Renoe (BA ‘97, MA ‘99) … Continued

Missouri Journalism School Professor Emeritus Glen T. Cameron receives national award for excellence in research

Cameron is the 2021 recipient of the Paul J. Deutschmann Award for Excellence in Research from AEJMC Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2021) –  Glen T. Cameron, professor emeritus and the Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research, is the 2021 recipient of the Paul J. Deutschmann Award for Excellence in Research by the Association for Education in Journalism … Continued

Brett Dawson to lead Columbia Missourian sports coverage

The award-winning journalist brings national storytelling experience to the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2021) – Brett Dawson, a veteran sports reporter, is the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian. He will also serve as an assistant professor of professional practice on the Missouri School of Journalism faculty. Dawson was selected … Continued

RJI names Kat Duncan its new director of innovation

RJI Senior Editor Kat Duncan has been named the new director of innovation at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. She will also serve as an assistant professor of professional practice on the Missouri School of Journalism faculty. Her appointment is effective immediately. Duncan, who joined RJI in 2017, … Continued

NewsPro names Associate Professor Sara Shipley Hiles a 2021 Noteworthy Journalism Educator

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 29, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Sara Shipley Hiles was named by Crain NewsPro  a 2021 Noteworthy Journalism Educator. Based on recommendations from university colleagues and news industry sources, NewsPro identified 10 of the notable higher-education professionals who “found innovative ways to teach journalism skills within the new safety and … Continued

Facebook posts help facilitate belief that HPV vaccine is dangerous to health

University of Missouri health communication expert believes study could inform the ongoing COVID-19 vaccine roll out and distribution. By Eric Stann MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 6, 2021) — The human papillomavirus infection, or HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Continued

Jeimmie Nevalga named news director at KOMU-TV

The veteran producer is the first woman and minority to lead news operations at the station Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 5, 2021) — Jeimmie Nevalga, a veteran TV producer, has been named news director for KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri, effective Feb. 1. KOMU 8 is the only network affiliated commercially operated television station (NBC) whose newsroom … Continued

Journalism Associate Professor Cristina Mislán awarded the 2020 Provost’s Award for University Citizenship in Faculty Service

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 24, 2020) — Journalism Associate Professor Cristina Mislán has been awarded the 2020 Provost’s Award for University Citizenship in Faculty Service. The award carries with it a $1,000 prize and is awarded annually to recognize MU faculty for distinguished service, who have made exceptional contributions to achieving one or more goals of … Continued

Journalism Professor David Herzog awarded the 2020 Provost’s Award for Leadership in International Education

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 24, 2020) — Journalism Professor David Herzog has been awarded the 2020 Provost Award for Leadership in International Education. The award carries with it a $1,000 prize and recognizes MU faculty who have provided outstanding leadership in strengthening MU’s international dimensions. “It’s an honor to be recognized and join the roster of … Continued