Doctoral fellowships at Missouri School of Journalism open doors to high-impact research

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 8, 2022) — As part of the Missouri School of Journalism’s dedication to accessible and affordable education, a number of doctoral fellowships are available for those looking for a high-impact opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree that takes education beyond the classroom. With full tuition waivers, health insurance and … Continued

Two master’s students win Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship for 2022

Columbia, Mo (May 6, 2022) — Environmental change in the U.S. and around the world is the theme of this year’s Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship winners. Journalism master’s students Jana Rose Schleis and Tanishka R. each will receive a $5,000 fellowship to help fund their reporting projects. Schleis will tell the story of her hometown … Continued

Elizabeth Brixey awarded Kemper Fellowship

Elizabeth “Liz” Brixey’s impact on the lives of undergraduate students at the Missouri School of Journalism is tough to measure because her influence is so individual and ongoing — hallmarks of an educator at heart. An associate professor and faculty editor at the Columbia Missourian since 2003, Brixey is best known for her holistic approach … Continued

RJI Student Innovation Fellows to support community newsrooms nationwide, gain hands-on work experience

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2021) — Seven students at the Missouri School of Journalism will work at local news organizations around the country this summer as part of the School’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s (RJI) Student Innovation Fellowships program, gaining hands-on experience helping the outlets connect with their audiences. Students will … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism’s Watchdog Writers Group announces new fellows and student reporters

Authors and students will produce books and articles on climate change and agriculture, the big business of addiction recovery, and the America’s housing crisis and credit system. The Missouri School of Journalism has selected its second class of authors to receive its Watchdog Writers Group fellowship, a $50,000 annual stipend that will allow the journalists … Continued

Graduate students Mallory Daily and Leanne Tippett Mosby each awarded a Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship

Each receives a $2,500 fellowship to help cover a science, health or environmental story. Columbia, Mo (June 11, 2021) — Two journalism master students have been awarded a 2021 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship. Mallory Daily and Leanne Tippett Mosby each receive a $2,500 fellowship to help cover a science, health or environmental story anywhere inside … Continued

Three Journalism faculty awarded Reynolds Faculty Fellowships

Annual endowment will be used for salary supplement and support for teaching and research. Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2021) — Three University of Missouri Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a Reynolds Faculty Fellowship award. These unique fellowships provide support for scholarship and research, in addition to salary enhancements, in recognition of high-quality work. … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism junior Danielle DuClos awarded prestigious Kaplan Fellowship at ABC News

Hands-on training at Columbia Missourian provided DuClos skills and ‘confidence in herself’ to apply for fellowship By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Danielle DuClos of Anchorage, Alaska, will work at ABC News Washington Bureau in Washington, D.C., this fall as the 28th David Kaplan Memorial Fellow. Along … Continued