Don Ranly Magazine Scholarship to Support Generations of Students

The new scholarship honors the work of professor emeritus Don Ranly, who served the Missouri School of Journalism for 32 years. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2019) — To honor his countless contributions to journalism, alumni and friends have established the Don Ranly Magazine Scholarship, which will be awarded to students wishing to pursue careers in … Continued

The New York Times Features Long-Form Storytelling Alumnae

Columbia, Mo. (March 27, 2017) — A March 17, 2017, article in the New York Times begins with alumna Joanna Demkiewicz as a Missouri School of Journalism student in March 2013. Demkiewicz attended a daylong event on reporting and writing long-form nonfiction. Mike Sager, writer-at-large for Esquire magazine, had just published “Next Wave: America’s New … Continued

Laura Bardot Selected as Columnist for Missouri Ruralist Magazine

Laura Bardot was selected as the 2017 College Farmer columnist for Missouri Ruralist magazine. She Will Provide a Personal Perspective on Issues Relating to Agriculture By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (March 17, 2017) — Laura Bardot, a science and agricultural journalism student at the University of Missouri, was selected as the 2017 College Farmer columnist … Continued

Magazine Writing Students Use Radio Essays to Tell Stories

Radio essays help students learn how to write “tight,” according to Associate Professor Berkley Hudson. His students created eight stories now available for listening on KBIA-FM. The ‘Learning Outside the Classroom’ Commentaries Are Now Live on KBIA-FM Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 19, 2016) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism magazine journalism students learned how to tell their … Continued

Fall 2016 @Mizzou: Magazine Program Gives Students Creative Freedom

By Elizabeth Johnson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 7, 2016) — John Bat, a senior magazine journalism student, reviews a story that will appear in the weekly edition of Vox Magazine. Bat is responsible for editing and producing stories written by students in intermediate and advanced writing classes. He works with other Vox student editors Monday and … Continued

Vox, Magazine Students Win 9 Awards in National Contest

Work Stood Out Amid 218 Entries in Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Student Magazine Contest Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 17, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism magazine students and Vox Magazine won nine awards in the annual Student Magazine Contest sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. The total … Continued

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Steele

Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2016) — Lauren Steele, BJ ’14, believes in saying yes. After graduating, she said yes to her dream job at Outside magazine. She then traveled to New York City to become a freelance writer before she said yes to becoming one of Columbia Sportswear‘s “Directors of Toughness.” As a freelancer, lifelong … Continued

Magazine Journalism Assignment Published in The Washington Post

A July 3 story in The Washington Post, “Photos provide keepsakes for parents grieving the death of a newborn,” had its genesis as a magazine writing assignment at the Missouri School of Journalism. In this article, reporter Jacob Bogage shares how Associate Professor John Fennell helped him develop his story. Story Teaches Lessons That Cannot … Continued

Meet New J-Students: Jasmine-Kay Johnson

By Savannah Borgsmiller Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2016) — Incoming Missouri School of Journalism freshman Jasmine-Kay Johnson has big dreams of becoming a famous journalist, and the $25,000 LoveJoy scholarship will help her accomplish her goals. Johnson says she knew from a very young age that she liked writing and storytelling. The Alton, Illinois, native … Continued