Kauffman Foundation awards fifth year of support to Missouri Business Alert

Grant will increase entrepreneurship reporting, event offerings and programming for students Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2020) — The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has extended another year of grant support to Missouri Business Alert, a digital business journalism newsroom housed in the University of Missouri School of Journalism. The grant will allow for an increase in … Continued

11th Hour Project awards $1.1 million, 3-year grant to the Journalism School’s fellowship program Watchdog Writers Group

Funding will support authors and students to produce high impact investigative print reporting projects. Columbia, Mo. (June 25, 2020) — Watchdog Writers Group, a Missouri School of Journalism fellowship program, has received a three-year, $1.1. million grant from The Schmidt Family Foundation/The 11th Hour Project to support the group’s investigative reporting fellowship and training lab. … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Launches New Investigative Fellowship Program To Support Authors

The Watchdog Writers Group will provide stipends to authors and give students hands-on experience in investigative journalism. Columbia, Mo. (July 24, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism is launching a groundbreaking fellowship program to support authors as they write in-depth print journalism projects while also training future generations of investigative reporters. The Watchdog Writers … Continued

Moore Foundation Awards $500,000-Plus Grant to Support Health Journalism

Association of Health Care Journalists Professional Organization is Headquartered at Missouri Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2018) — The Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists, has been awarded a grant of more than half a million dollars to strengthen the knowledge and skills of health … Continued

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants $450,000 to Journalism Training, Resources

Columbia, Mo. (June 27, 2018) — The Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists, has been awarded a three-year grant renewal of $450,000 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to continue offering training and resources for journalists covering health issues. The center and association … Continued

Four Journalism Faculty Awarded Hearst Fellowship Grants

The Two-Year, $150,000 Grant Funds Faculty Salary Supplements and Support for Research Columbia, Mo. (June 27, 2018) — Four University of Missouri Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant. The fellowships provide salary enhancement and program and research funding. The Hearst Faculty Fellowships were established in 2017 at … Continued

Kauffman Foundation Grant Will Provide More Business Journalism Learning Opportunities for University of Missouri Students

Plans Include More Reporting Trips, Hiring More Paid Help and Additional Event Planning Opportunities By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 15, 2018) — Missouri Business Alert (MBA) will provide even more hands-on Missouri Method training opportunities for University of Missouri students with the help of a nearly-$200,000 grant received this spring from the Ewing Marion … Continued

David Novak, Co-Founder, Retired Chairman, CEO of Yum! Brands Gives $21.6 Million to MU School of Journalism

Gift from MU Alumni Will Establish the Novak Leadership Institute By Jeff Sossamon MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 15, 2017) — David and Wendy Novak have committed $21.6 million to the University of Missouri School of Journalism to establish the Novak Leadership Institute. The gift, which was announced today by MU Chancellor Alexander Cartwright, … Continued

Helmsley Charitable Trust Endorses Work of Health Journalism Center with $1.3 Million Grant

Missouri Students and Faculty Benefit Through Fellowships, Conferences and Workshops Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2017) — The Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists, has been awarded a grant of nearly $1.3 million to provide educational opportunities and resources for journalists on health care issues … Continued