Magazine Club Visits 16 Magazines in New York

Columbia, Mo. (March 6, 2009) — Twenty members of the Magazine Club at the Missouri School of Journalism, along with magazine journalism professors Steve Weinberg and Michael Grinfeld, traveled to New York on a recent trip to visit the offices of 16 magazines. The students discussed the business of producing a publication, the job market … Continued

Magazine Journalism Students Produce a 40-Page “Top Doctors” Issue

Publication Is the Largest Ever Produced in Vox’s 10-Year History Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 5, 2009) — The day before the Columbia “Top Doctors” issue went to press, second-year graduate student Carly Toyzan debated the angle to take for her editor’s note that would appear at the front of the 40-page issue of Vox Magazine. Along … Continued

Upcoming Seminar Will Focus on Improving Print and Electronic Publications

The Missouri Association of Publications 5th Anniversary Publishing Summit Will Be Held March 5 and 6 in Columbia Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 29, 2009) — A slate of award-winning journalists will discuss how to enhance print and electronic publications at the upcoming Missouri Association of Publications 5th Anniversary Publishing Summit. The event will be held Thursday … Continued

Upcoming Publishing Summit to Provide Professional Development, Networking, Student Recruitment Opportunities

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 6, 2006) — The second annual Publishing Summit will provide publication professionals from the Midwest with the opportunity to improve their skills, network and get reenergized about their profession. Sponsored by the Missouri Association of Publications (MAP), the event will take place on Thursday and Friday, March 2-3, on the University of Missouri campus. … Continued

J-School Senior Creates New Campus Niche Magazine

By Sheniqua Faulkner Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2005) — Oprah Winfrey, watch out. Another Chicagoan has her eye on your job. Tyra Hughley, originally from Naperville, Ill., a suburb of the city, believes she has what it takes to be the next media queen. “One day, I hope to have my own media … Continued

Journalism Senior Named Finalist in 2005 Hearst National Writing Championship

Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2005) — James Carlson, a senior magazine major at the Missouri School of Journalism, was named as one of the eight finalists in the 2005 William Randolph Hearst Foundation‘s National Writing Championship. The eight undergraduate college journalism students chosen from around the country will compete in the 45th annual National Writing … Continued

Magazine Students Visit 16 New York Magazines

Columbia, Mo. (March 8, 2005) — Magazine Club students from the Missouri School of Journalism got a feel for winter in New York and life at a major magazine when 29 members visited Manhattan for their annual trip. The group visited 16 national, premier magazines. At each visit, they received a tour of the offices … Continued

Don Ranly Steps Down as Head of Magazine Sequence

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2004) — When Don Ranly decided to step down as head of the magazine sequence earlier this fall, he had held the position for 27 years, making him the school’s longest-serving administrator. Though he is ready to leave the day-to-day demands of running a sequence to his successor, Jan Colbert, his … Continued

Graduate Student Receives Honorable Mention in National Writing Contest

Columbia, Mo. (April 8, 2004) — Master’s student Jeff Oliver received honorable mention in the non-fiction category in this year’s The Atlantic Monthly Student Writing Contest. His name, along with the other winners, will appear in the April edition of that magazine. Oliver’s submission, “Not So Sick as She Was Troubled,” highlighted his family’s history, … Continued

Magazine Club Visits 17 Magazines in New York

Columbia, Mo. (March 10, 2004) — Twenty-seven Magazine Club students from the Missouri School of Journalism visited 17 magazines on a recent trip to New York. Kalsey Higley, president of Magazine Club, said that the group plans the annual trip so that “students can get a better understanding of the New York magazine industry and … Continued