Junior Claire Hassler Named Inaugural Recipient of $11,000 Jeanee von Essen Scholarship in International Journalism

Junior Claire Hassler from Eden Prairie, Minn., is the inaugural recipient of the Jeanee von Essen Scholarship in International Journalism and will receive $11,000 for the spring 2019 semester. Scholarship Honors the Groundbreaking Work of J-School Alumna Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Claire Hassler is the inaugural recipient of … Continued

Two-Person Reporting Team to Cover Nobel Prize Ceremonies in Wire-Service Pop-Up-Type Newsroom Setting

University of Missouri undergraduate students Meg Cunningham and Savannah Rudicel will travel to Stockholm to help provide coverage as Nobel laureate George Smith prepares to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Event Will Be a ‘Demonstration’ for Future Collaboration Among Journalism School Newsrooms By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2018) — As Nobel laureate … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Tackle Learning Tennis Reporting in Foreign Culture

To help provide English-language coverage of the China Open tennis tournament, several Missouri School of Journalism students recently got well outside their comfort zone by traveling to Beijing and picking up tips from veteran journalists from around the world. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2018) Travel to China. Check! Report on a major … Continued

Missouri Students Teach International Teens about MU Photojournalism Program

Mizzou students Jessi Dodge and Liv Paggiarino shared their passion for photojournalism with a group of international high school students as part of the Mizzou International Experience’s Career Exploration Summer Program. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2018) — Two students got the opportunity to represent the Missouri School of Journalism’s photojournalism department by … Continued

Global Journalist Wins Two ‘Telly’ Awards for Online Videos

As part of their Missouri Method training, J-School students worked as producers for two Telly Award-winning episodes of Global Journalist. Top row, left to right: Aleissa Bleyl, Maria Fernanda Callejon, Jinghong Chen, Lily Cusack. Bottom row: Rachel Foster-Gimbel, Safiya Sadyr, Denitsa Tsekova. Student-Produced Episodes Net Silver Trophies Among 12,000 Entries Nationwide Columbia, Mo. (May 23, … 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

11 Graduate Students Receive $3,000 White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarships

White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship winners pose for a photo during the annual dinner on April 29. Missouri recipients are: front row: Jinghong Chen (third from left), Kasia Kovacs, Kouichi Shirayanagi, Xuejiao Wang, Molly Olmstead and Brittany Crocker (fifth through ninth from left). Back row: Francisco Vara-Orta (center), Jill Olmstead and Adam Aton (third and … Continued

Professional Journalists Pair Up Students in Missouri and India for Reporting Project

Missouri School of Journalism students and faculty have formed a unique international journalism partnership with journalism students in India. Their Multimedia Stories Will Be Published in Both Countries at the End of the Semester By Elizabeth Cassidy Columbia, Mo. (March 27, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism students are building global understanding with the U.S./India … Continued

From Denmark to Missouri: Doctoral Candidate Reflects on Studying Journalism Here

Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2017) — Mikkel Soelberg Christensen still remembers the email he received from the Danish School of Journalism in the spring of 2009 inviting him to be an exchange student at the Missouri School of Journalism. Eight years later, he reflects on his experience in the March 13 Columbia Missourian “Dear Readers” … Continued

Missouri Journalism Senior Wins Prestigious OPC Foundation Award

Top-right, senior Uliana Pavlova receives her Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar award from Steve Swanson, OPC Foundation treasurer. At bottom, Pavlova addresses the audience at the Yale Club in New York City. Uliana Pavlova’s Winning Essay Was Written During Her Study Abroad Experience in Brussels New York City (March 7, 2017) — Missouri School of … Continued