KBIA, KOMU Faculty and Students Win Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2009) — Faculty and students of two of the Missouri School of Journalism’s news outlets recently won seven regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, competing against professional news organizations throughout the area. KBIA, an NPR-member station, won five awards, including one in the category of overall excellence. Three students were among the … Continued

13 Students Honored with SPJ Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards

Columbia, Mo. (April 28, 2009) — The published work of 13 Missouri School of Journalism students has earned Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards, a competition sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists for the best in student journalism. Several students received multiple awards. SPJ Region 7 includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. This year, … Continued

Radio-Television Journalism Students, Faculty, Staff Recognized with Regional Emmy Awards, Nominations, Scholarships

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 31, 2008) — The Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized Missouri School of Journalism radio-television journalism students, faculty and staff at the 32nd Emmy Awards gala on Oct. 4 in St. Louis. Students Ashley Reynolds and Charlotte Bellis won Emmy Awards in the best student entry category … Continued

11 Missouri Journalism Students Receive Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists

Columbia, Mo. (April 30, 2008) — The Society of Professional Journalists recently honored 11 Missouri School of Journalism students’ reporting skills with 20 Mark of Excellence awards. Eleven stories from all of the School’s student-staffed outlets won first-place awards in the 2008 Region 7 competition, allowing them to advance to the national competition. In addition, nine … Continued

KBIA Wins Second National Edward R. Murrow Award

Student Reporters August Skamenca, Matt Wynn Investigate, Write and Produce Award-Winning Story Columbia, Mo. (June 28, 2007) — It was a repeat performance for KBIA and Missouri School of Journalism senior August Skamenca in this year’s national Edward R. Murrow Awards contest, presented by the Radio-Television News Directors Association. Skamenca and Matt Wynn, BJ ’07, … Continued

Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards KOMU, KBIA Top Honors

Broadcast Newsrooms Create Real-Life Lab Experiences for Missouri School of Journalism Students Columbia, Mo. (June 15, 2007) — The Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA) recently awarded KOMU and KBIA top honors in several categories of its annual television and radio contest. KOMU won best newscast, weathercast and feature reporting, while KBIA won best news series and feature … Continued

Student Reporters at KBIA Radio Win Four Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Columbia, Mo. (April 19, 2007) — In one of the nation’s most prestigious broadcast awards programs, four Missouri School Journalism students working at KBIA radio competed with professionals and brought home top honors. Seniors Ryan Famuliner and August Skamenca, along with recent graduates Hayley Salvo, BJ ’06, and Bente Birkeland, MA ’06, each won a … Continued

Skamenca Wins National Unity Award for Coverage of Minority Affairs

By Kate Greer Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 8, 2006) — August Skamenca, a KBIA reporter and senior radio-television journalism major from Denver, Colo., is the first Missouri School of Journalism student to receive a national Unity Award in Media from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. His award-winning story, “Odyssey of Oppression,” is an in-depth look at human smuggling in the … Continued

RTNDA Student Members Visit Kansas City Television Stations

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2006) — Seventeen members of the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) student chapter at the Missouri School of Journalism had the opportunity to learn about news operations at two Kansas City television stations during a recent trip. The visits allowed students to compare the real-world media experience they receive as part of … Continued