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

Meredith Corp. Executives Praise Students’ 2 New Magazines Prototypes

Publications to Focus on Needs of Modern Black Families and Simplifying Millennials’ Finances Des Moines, Iowa (May 16, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism students from two capstone classes, Magazine Publishing and Advanced Design, joined forces to create prototypes for two new magazines that they formally presented to Meredith Corp. executives, editors and designers in … Continued

11 Journalism Alumni Headline ‘Words Matter’ Writing Conference at the School

Sports and Magazine Writing, Reporting Techniques and More Will Be Covered in Week-Long Conference By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (April 12, 2016) — Eleven Missouri School of Journalism award-winning alumni will return to campus April 11-15 to lecture on various topics including sports, magazine writing, reporting techniques and personal paths that have led to writing … Continued

Magazine Club Travels to New York for Annual Networking Trip

Members Tour, Network and Learn at Top Magazine Titles By Abby Kass New York (March 31, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism Magazine Club traveled to New York City March 8-13 for its annual networking trip. Participants spent three days touring magazine offices, hearing from editors and networking with alumni. The leadership staff of the … Continued

Magazine Students, Vox Magazine Win 11 Awards in National Competition

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Student Magazine Contest Attracted 203 Entries Columbia, Mo. (July 23, 2015) — Magazine students and Vox Magazine have won 11 awards in the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Student Magazine Contest. First-place honors were received in five categories, in the areas of … Continued

Vox Reporters Travel More Than 3,000 Miles of Missouri’s Back Roads

‘Our Blue Highways’ Project Wins National Recognition for Best Use of Multimedia By Carson Kohler Devil’s Elbow, Mo. (May 20, 2015) — On a long drive south of Columbia, we pulled up to a biker bar along old Route 66. The town of Devil’s Elbow is named, so they say, for the devilish time loggers … Continued

Professor, 4 Alumni Contribute to New Book on Magazine Research

‘The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research’ Will Offer Historical Perspectives and Ideas for the Future By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2015) — A forthcoming book of extensive scholarship and research on the field of magazines has chapters by Associate Professor Berkley Hudson and four alumni of the Missouri School of Journalism: Vincent Filak, … Continued

School to Host 11 Top Writers, Editors at Upcoming Conference

The March 16 Event Will Highlight the Process of Creating Longer-Form Stories By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2015) — Some of the magazine industry’s top writers and editors will speak at a daylong conference at the Missouri School of Journalism on Monday, March 16. “Writers and Editors: The Most Dynamic Relationship in Journalism” … Continued

Associate Professor John Fennell Given Top Publishing Award

He Received the RR Donnelley Lifetime Achievement Award from the City and Regional Magazine Association at Conference in Washington, D.C. C. James Dowden City and Regional Magazine Association Used by permission. Los Angeles, Calif. (May 20, 2014) — Associate Professor John Fennell, Meredith Chair in Service Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, received the RR … Continued