Missouri Journalism students honored with SPJ Mark of Excellence awards

Staff of Vox Magazine recognized as Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2020) — The published work of 21 Missouri School of Journalism students at KBIA-FM and Vox Magazine has earned Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards, including nine first-place wins, in a competition sponsored by the Society of Professional … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV win 12 awards from Missouri Broadcasters Association

The Missouri Broadcasters Association honored KOMU-TV, a working lab for J-School students, with five first-place awards. Both KOMU and KBIA-FM received a total of seven certificates of merit. Columbia, Mo. (April 22, 2020) — KOMU-TV was honored with five first-place awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association on April 21. In addition, both KOMU and KBIA-FM … Continued

Career Awareness Day to Focus on the Importance of Storytelling

High school students will have an opportunity to hear from experts on storytelling in science, agriculture, journalism and communication-related areas at the “Communicating News About Science and Agriculture” conference on Friday, Nov. 15, in Chillicothe, Mo. Registration opens on Monday, Sept. 9. The ‘Communicating News About Science and Agriculture’ Conference Will Be Held on Friday, … Continued

KBIA Wins Three Awards during Public Radio News Directors Incorporated Conference in Washington, D.C.

KBIA staff member Kristofor Husted (left) and Missouri Journalism graduate student Kathryn Palmer came in second and first, respectively, at the recent 2019 Public Radio News Directors Incorporated conference in Washington, D.C. Aviva Okeson-Haberman, BJ ’19, (center) spoke to high school students for another feature, “Beyond the Ballot,” which took second place for Best Collaborative … Continued

KBIA, KOMU Win 23 Honors at the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards

Video producer Travis McMillen (at left) and on-air host/producer Aaron Hay struggle to hold all 23 of the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America trophies awarded to the KBIA 91.3 FM and KOMU-TV 8 newsrooms, real-world media outlets that serve as learning laboratories for Missouri School of Journalism students. The annual contest honors outstanding … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 8 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Network affiliates – and working laboratories for Missouri Journalism students – KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV were awarded a total of eight prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards by the Radio and Television Digital News Association, recognizing the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. The Radio and Television Digital News … Continued

Journalism Student Madison Lawson, KBIA-FM Both Winners of the 2018 Lee Henson Access Mizzou Award

Convergence journalism senior Madison Lawson accepted her 2018 Lee Henson Access Mizzou Award on Oct. 1. KBIA-FM also won an award for its work in accommodating students working in their newsroom. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2018) — Journalism student Madison Lawson and KBIA-FM, Columbia’s listener-supported NPR-member station, were selected to receive the 2018 Lee Henson … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win National Edward R. Murrow Awards

Serving as working laboratories for broadcast journalism students at the Missouri School of Journalism, KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV have consistently bested professional news outlets nationwide in competition for RTDNA’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. Missouri’s Student-Staffed Media Outlets Compete with the Nation’s Best…and Win Columbia, Mo. (June 22, 2018) — KBIA-FM has won its fifth consecutive … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 11 Awards from Missouri Broadcasters Association

University of Missouri faculty, staff and alumni on hand for the 2018 Missouri Broadcasters Association award banquet included (top, left to right) Dean David Kurpius; Kent Collins, BJ ’70, associate professor; Bob Priddy, BJ ’63, Missourinet news director (retired); Clyde Lear, MA ’68, founder of Learfield Communications. Bottom, left to right: Landon Burke, BJ ’15, … Continued

J-School’s ‘Global Journalist’ Signs Distribution Agreement with KMUD Radio in Northern California

The J-School’s “Global Journalist” program has signed a one-year rebroadcasting agreement with KMUD/Redwood Community Radio in northern California. Programming Includes International News, Challenges to a Free Press and Human Rights Issues Nov. 1, 2017 (Columbia, Mo.) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s “Global Journalist” program has signed a one-year rebroadcasting agreement with KMUD/Redwood Community Radio … Continued