Kelly Dereuck wins $7,000 Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting

The scholarship isn’t the first time Dereuck has benefitted from Loomis’ legacy By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (July 6, 2022) — Kelly Dereuck, a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been awarded the $7,000 Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting. The scholarship, named for the School of Journalism alum, Missouri Honor Medal … Continued

RJI student innovation staffers work with community newsrooms to stay on cutting edge of technology and content

Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2022) — During the spring semester, four students at the University of Missouri worked at the Reynolds Journalism Institute as student innovation staffers. Annie Jennemann and Regan Mertz, both graduate students at the Missouri School of Journalism, worked under the tutelage of Kat Duncan, RJI’s director of innovation, while undergraduates Gabriella … Continued

Three Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students win coveted scholarship from American Academy of Advertising

Columbia, Mo. (June 28, 2022) — Evgeniia Belobrovkina, Ting-Hao Tsou, and Weilu Zhang have been awarded the American Academy of Advertising’s (AAA) Graduate Student Conference Scholarship. The award allowed the three Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students to travel to St. Petersburg, Florida, in March to present their research in person at the annual AAA … Continued

Doctoral student wins AEJMC top paper award for media ethics, embarks on new career path at Missouri School of Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (June 21, 2022) — Mengyao Xu, a doctoral student at the Missouri School of Journalism, has won the Carol Burnett Award for Top Student Paper from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s media ethics division. The award will be presented later this month in partnership with Kappa … 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

Missouri School of Journalism researchers featured in International Communication Association conference in Paris

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 31, 2022) — Several researchers at the Missouri School of Journalism have had papers accepted to the 2022 International Communication Association conference (ICA), to be held this May in Paris, France. The ICA claims more than 6,000 members from 80 countries, and the 72nd annual conference will center around the theme, One … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism graduate helping journalists cope with trauma

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2022) — In April 2013, less than five years after she had earned her bachelor’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sarah French was on the ground covering the Boston Marathon bombing. As the aftermath of the tragedy unfolded, the traumatic experience of covering the story had … Continued