DC Philanthropists Fund Missouri Journalism Fellowship for Indian Reporter

The Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Fellowship will help an enterprising young reporter from India learn how to hold accountable the country’s people in power. Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14, 2016) — The Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Foundation has made a significant donation to Alfred Friendly Press Partners. The monies will fund a fellowship in … Continued

Visiting Journalists to Discuss US-India Partnership Related to Covering Health

Visiting journalists Laura Ungar and Sujoy Dhar together run a unique journalism education program pairing college students in India and the U.S. The Presentation Will Begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Reynolds Journalism Institute By Betsy Smith Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2016) — Two visiting journalists will discuss public health, health journalism, … Continued

Meet New J-Students: Nour Feghali

By Kiersten Kuc Incoming Missouri School of Journalism freshman and Beirut, Lebanon, native Nour Feghali loves to write. In fact, Feghali has had her sights set on a career in journalism since the 8th grade. The problem? Lebanon, the small, Middle-Eastern country bordering Syria, has only one journalism program – taught in Arabic. Feghali speaks … Continued

Missouri Students Document Life in South Africa

Trip Teaches the Power of Forgiveness and Perseverance By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2016) — For the third year in a row, Missouri School of Journalism Professor Randall Smith, the Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism, provided a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students to experience and explore both the rich and painful … Continued

MU Journalism Abroad: Catherine Melvin in Spain

Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism student Catherine Melvin traveled all the way to Spain this summer just to work with an American client. Through the MU Journalism Abroad program, Melvin has an internship with Atrevia, the No. 1 global communications firm in Spain. She is working on an international team … Continued

MU Journalism Abroad: Zara McDowell in Italy

Columbia, Mo. (July 8, 2016) — Spending three weeks in Italy eating and writing about food sounds more like a vacation than a study abroad session. “I woke up one Sunday morning and thought, ‘I really want to study abroad,’” Missouri School of Journalism junior Zara McDowell says. McDowell started her summer writing about behind-the-scenes … Continued

Global Journalist Wins 2016 Telly Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2016) — The Telly Awards has named Global Journalist a bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for the program “New Optimism on Climate Change.” Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs; video and film productions; and online commercials and videos. … Continued

Fellowship Targets New Countries, Forms New Partnerships

Columbia, Mo. (March 21, 2016) – Six journalists chosen for the 2016 Alfred Friendly and Daniel Pearl fellowship program come from countries with media environments that range from challenging (South Africa, Pakistan, Kenya) or regressive (Turkey, Ukraine) to extremely repressive (Cuba). After a daylong cultural adaptation workshop, the 2016 Fellows go through two weeks of … Continued

Forbes Partners with School-Based Foundation to Offer Edit Fellowship to Forbes Foreign Reporter

Recipient of the Forbes Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship at the Missouri School of Journalism Is Thobile Hans, Forbes Africa Published by Forbes Business Feb. 22, 2016 New York (February 22, 2016) — Forbes Media announced today its partnership with U.S. Journalism Foundation Alfred Friendly Press Partners to offer an editorial fellowship in the U.S. … Continued

AdZou Team Completes Its First International Assignment

Strategic Communication Students Create Campaign for USAID Project in Mozambique Columbia, Mo. (July 28, 2015) — An AdZou team created its first international campaign on a project that was part of a USAID Ag 2 Africa grant initiative. The team was challenged to introduce a new and innovative bean to rural female farmers in Mozambique. … Continued