Strategic Communication Students Discuss Their Accelerated MA Program Experience

By Emily Cook Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 25,2019) —  The desire to be fully immersed in the field of strategic communication through real client work while gaining sharper research skills is what drove undergraduate students Mackenzie Chaney and Kristyna Kresic to pursue the Accelerated MA Program at the Missouri School of Journalism. They are part of … Continued

Master’s Student Receives Scholar Award from the Overseas Press Club Foundation

Missouri master’s student Suman Naishadham receives the H.L. Stevenson Fellowship from Steve Swanson, OPC Foundation treasurer, at the Yale Club in New York City. Suman Naishadham Honored at NYC Luncheon, Reception at Reuters By Jane Reilly Overseas Press Club of America New York City (March 21, 2018) — Suman Naishadham, a journalism graduate student at … Continued

Annie Rice Named Recipient of the C. Zoe Smith Scholarship in Photojournalism

Grad student Annie Rice plans to use her scholarship to help fund a micro-documentary film examining loss and the stages of grief within families. Photo: John Happel. Scholarship Will Help Graduate Student Document Families of Missing Persons Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 10, 2018) — Photojournalism graduate student Annie Rice’s interest in people leads her to stories … Continued

Rachel Blount, MA ’86, Talks Sports Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2017) — Rachel Blount, MA ’86, knew she wanted to go into journalism, but felt unprepared with her American Studies undergraduate degree from Notre Dame. Notre Dame didn’t have a journalism program in 1984, so Blount didn’t have any practical journalism experience. She knew she needed to continue her education before … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students and Alumni to Present More than 80 Papers at AEJMC Conference

“Data Journalism and Sports: The Analytics That Shape Narratives and Drive Business” will be presented from 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9, in the Great American Room of the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. 13 Papers Earn Top Research Honors; J-Schoolers to Serve as Moderators, Discussants, Panelists and Workshop Leaders Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 2, 2017) — … Continued

Online Master’s Student Selected for Student Press Law Center Fellowship

Jamie Crockett, BJ ’15, Will Help Area Teens Carry Out Press Freedom Service Projects Columbia, Mo. (June 5, 2017) — A Missouri School of Journalism online master’s student and five college undergraduates have won fellowships awarded by the Washington, D.C.-based Student Press Law Center to design and carry out press freedom service projects that are … Continued

Paula Hunt Wins MU Distinguished Dissertation Award

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Earnest Perry congratulates Paula Hunt on receiving the MU Distinguished Dissertation Award. The Honor Recognizes Exceptional Original Scholarship and Research at the Doctoral Level Columbia, Mo. (May 30, 2017) — Paula Hunt, MA ’10, PhD ’16, is the recipient of the University of Missouri Distinguished Dissertation Award, which recognizes exceptional … Continued

Alumna Selected to Be Guest Editor of Themed #ISOJ Journal Volume

Columbia, Mo. (May 26, 2017) — The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) has selected Jane B. Singer, PhD ’96, to be the guest editor of its first themed volume called “Habits of Thought.” Singer is director of research and professor of journalism innovation at City, University of London. “The contemporary news environment is perpetually … Continued

Morgan Cook, MA ’08, Named San Diego Journalist of the Year

Columbia, Mo. (May 25, 2017) — The path Morgan Cook, MA ’08, took to being named 2017 San Diego Journalist of the Year had many twists and turns. Her first job after graduating with an English degree from the University of Missouri in 2004 was at a literary talent agency in New York. “It wasn’t … Continued