3 to receive Missouri Honor Medals for Distinguished Service in Journalism

2022 honorees include two individuals and one nonprofit media organization By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (July 14, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2022 recipients of the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service, a prestigious award recognizing lifetime or superior achievement in journalism or strategic communication. Two individuals and a nonprofit … Continued

Missouri Honor Medalists connect with students through masterclasses

Honorees spent the day educating journalism and strategic communication students before accepting their awards Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 6, 2021) — On Tuesday, this year’s Missouri Honor Medalists did more than accept their awards for distinguished service to journalism — they each taught masterclasses to students at the Missouri School of Journalism that covered different aspects … Continued

4 to receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2021 recipients of the prestigious Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service. The four individuals will receive their medals during an evening reception and banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 5, that begins at 6 p.m. at The Atrium on Tenth, 22 N. Tenth … Continued

Honor medalists share expertise with packed classrooms during master classes

Recipients of the 2019 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service shared their expertise and passions with packed classrooms earlier this week during their master classes. This year’s winners were Dean Baquet, Burrell Communications Group, Stanley Nelson and Marina Walker Guevara By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2019) — The four recipients of the 2019 … Continued

Carol H. Williams to Receive Missouri Honor Medal, Deliver Major Address on Market Segmentation

By Rebecca Judge Columbia, Mo. (March 13, 2006) — Carol H. Williams, president, chief executive officer and chief creative officer of Carol H. Williams Advertising, will be awarded a Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism for her pioneering work and award-winning advertising on Wednesday, March 22. She also will deliver a major address on “The Growing … Continued

Alejandro Junco de la Vega, El Norte Publisher, to Receive Missouri Honor Medal

Columbia, Mo. (March 3, 2006) — Alejandro Junco de la Vega, the publisher of El Norte in Mexico, will receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism for his courageous leadership in reforming journalism in that country. Junco will present his Master Class on “Civic Journalism: A Different Approach” from 2-2:50 p.m., on Tuesday, March 7, in … Continued

Paul Steiger to Receive Missouri Honor Medal on Nov. 14

By Rachel Kaatmann Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 8, 2005) — Paul Steiger, managing editor of The Wall Street Journal and vice president of Dow Jones & Company, will receive the third Missouri Honor Medal presented this year on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Missouri School of Journalism. Steiger will teach a Master Class in Newspaper Editing from 11-11:50 a.m. … Continued

Angus McDougall to Receive Missouri Honor Medal

By Brenda Escobar Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 17, 2005) — Angus McDougall, a former photojournalism sequence faculty member and photography innovator known to his peers and students as “Mac,” will be the second recipient this year to receive a Missouri Honor Medal for his dedication to teaching students how to succeed in every aspect of journalism. … Continued

KHOU Defenders To Receive Medal, Present Master Classes

By D’Arcy Rapp Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2005) — The KHOU Defenders, an investigative television news team from Houston, are the first journalists this year to receive a Missouri Honor Medal for their dedication to exposing social and corporate failings and raising consumer awareness. The four members of the Defenders, two of whom are J-School graduates, … Continued