Meet new School of Journalism Professor Dr. Zach Massey

By Abby Werner The first time new Strategic Communication faculty member Dr. Zach Massey visited the University of Missouri was in 2002, when a high school friend of his who was on the Mizzou wrestling team invited him to come check out Columbia for the weekend. “When I got back home, a friend asked me … Continued

Meet new School of Journalism Professor Kate Rose

By Abby Werner Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2021) — When Kate Rose decided to study environmental science in undergrad and graduate school, and then science communication for her doctorate, she did not realize how globally relevant her field would quickly become. With climate change and the pandemic frequently making headlines, the new Strategic Communication faculty … Continued

School of Journalism Associate Professor Brett Johnson named to fourth class of Presidential Engagement Fellows

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 21, 2021) — Associate Professor Brett Johnson in the Missouri School of Journalism has been named a 2021-2022 Presidential Engagement Fellow. The systemwide program recognizes outstanding faculty who excel at communicating their research to the public and charges them with representing the UM System at several outreach events throughout … Continued

School of Journalism Professor Margaret Duffy publishes new book on power of visual communication

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 9, 2021) — A new book by Professor Margaret Duffy, Executive Director of the Novak Leadership Institute, examines the quickly-evolving field of visual communication and provides strategies for communicators in all professions to tell engaging stories by harnessing the power of images. “Visual Communication: Insights and Strategies” chronicles the … Continued

Ron Stodghill named Meredith Chair in Service Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. — (August 31, 2021) Ron Stodghill, BS/BJ ‘86, has been named the Meredith Chair in Service Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, effective Sept. 1. An Associate Professor, Stodghill is a renowned journalist who has written for the New York Times, Business Week, Time, and many other top publications, … Continued

Associate Professor Jeimmie Nevalga honored with 2021 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching

Nevalga, an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, was the first woman and person of color to lead news operations at KOMU-TV. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 1, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Jeimmie Nevalga has received the 2021 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching. Nevalga is the second … Continued

Student Enhancement Fund created in honor of longtime professor Stacey Woelfel

Fund will support students’ reporting and documentary projects. Columbia, Mo. (July 26, 2021) — To honor his countless contributions to the School of Journalism and the media industry, colleagues, alumni and friends have established the Stacey Woelfel Student Enhancement Fund, which will benefit students pursuing careers in television, radio and documentary journalism. “I’m excited to … Continued

Missouri journalism faculty, graduate students and alumni to present at AEJMC 2021 virtual conference

Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present 70 peer-reviewed research papers at the virtual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, Aug.4-7. Among the top awards: AEJMC Equity & Diversity Award awarded to University of Missouri School of Journalism. 2021 Paul J. Deutschmann Award … Continued

Missouri Journalism Associate Professor Amanda Hinnant receives national Outstanding Educator award

Columbia, Mo. (July 13, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amanda Hinnant is the recipient of the Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Given by the Commission on the Status of Woman (CSW) and AEJMC, this award recognizes a woman who … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons wins first place in national teaching competition

Columbia, Mo. (June 30, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons received first place from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in the Best Practices Competition. Simons won for her submission “Hold a Monthly Web Strategy Meeting.” Simons will present her idea at the AEJMC Best Practices session on … Continued