School of Journalism Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research Earnest Perry wins national AEJMC award 

Perry is the 2021 recipient of the Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity and Research. Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2021) — Earnest Perry, associate professor and associate dean for graduate studies and research, has been chosen to receive the 2021 Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research … Continued

Journalism: A ticket to see the world

Doctoral candidate Iuliia Alieva lets her interests guide her way around the globe, one report at a time. Columbia, Mo. (May 11, 2021) — As Iuliia Alieva, a doctoral graduate in the Missouri School of Journalism, approached her graduation in May, she didn’t have much time to reflect. Teaching, writing her dissertation, searching for jobs … Continued

School of Journalism doctoral candidate Iuliia Alieva selected as SURF Fellow

Alieva joins 50 other fellows and was selected from a pool of candidates from more than 200 universities worldwide. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2020) — Iuliia Alieva, a doctoral candidate and teaching instructor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, has been selected as a SURF Fellow for the 2020-2021 program. The Stanford U.S.-Russia … Continued

Yehyun Kim, MA ’19, is first Mizzou student since 2000 to win top honor at College Photographer of the Year competition

“Night to Shine,” Photo by Yehyun Kim, MA ’19. Six other J-School students win awards in eight categories, including Spot News, Documentary and Sports Feature By Nate Brown When Yehyun Kim was a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism, she’d pop into the deliberations for the College Photographer of the Year competition, which … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism scholar team finds early foreign correspondents often came from socially less advantaged groups

Allowing journalists to ‘immerse’ rather than parachute crucial to ‘informing public opinions and international relations’ Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 8, 2020) — The Americans who made their way to China during the first half of the 20th century to become foreign correspondents came from many walks of life to get there. Despite being from socially less … Continued

Missouri journalism faculty, graduate students and alumni to present 70 papers at AEJMC 2020 virtual conference

Columbia, Mo. (July 30, 2020) — 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. 6-9. More than 2,000 journalism and mass communication scholars are expected to participate in the fully-virtual 2020 AEJMC annual conference. Among the … Continued

Ty Stewart awarded O.O. McIntyre Fellowship

Working for the Columbia Missourian and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch allowed Mizzou alumnus Ty Stewart, MA ’19, to hone his prose to the point that he won the $12,000 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the J-School. The honor is the highest postgraduate award offered by the School. Columbia, Mo. (June … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism Graduate students receive ‘best paper’ at international conference

Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, Courtney Boman and Erika Schneider, were awarded Best Paper at the 23rd International Public Relations Research Conference. Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2020) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, Courtney Boman and Erika Schneider, were awarded Best Paper on the 23rd IPRRC Theme Award: Connecting Theory and … Continued

2020-21 Report for America corps includes May graduates and J-School alums: Journalists will serve in under-covered communities across U.S.

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2020) — Five current Missouri School of Journalism students and five alumnae will join the 2020-21 class of Report for America, which sends journalists to news outlets across the country to report on under-covered issues and communities. RFA is an initiative of The GroundTruth Project. The reporting corps … Continued