Columbia Missourian sports section, 20 students score big at national APSE awards contest

Annual contest recognizes excellence in professional sports writing. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2020) — The Columbia Missourian sports desk brought home top awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) national contest for work produced in 2019. Twenty different Missouri School of Journalism students placed in the top 10 nationally. Professional sports editors and journalists … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students gain hands-on experience covering Super Bowl, fan experience live from Miami

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism seniors Hannah Howard and Amber Raub gained hands-on experience covering the Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers and the fan experience live from Miami for the School’s NBC affiliate television station KOMU-TV. They shot, edited and … Continued

Special Olympics Missouri names Novak Leadership Institute its ‘Outstanding Organization’ for 2019

Jefferson City, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2019) — Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has named the Novak Leadership Institute (NLI) at the University of Missouri an “Outstanding Organization” for 2019. Brandon Schatsiek, Multimedia and Athlete Leadership Manager for SOMO, said the three-year partnership of SOMO and NLI has been fruitful for all of SOMO’s constituents and for … Continued

MOJO Ad presents 2020 State of the YAYA: Under No Illusion

Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication students uncover in-depth research on the 18- to 24-year-old market By Jerry Duggan, Maddie Dunkmann, Jordan Helterbrand, Jennifer Fowler Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10,2019) — MOJO Ad, the premier, student-staffed ad agency at the Missouri School of Journalism, helped pave the way for marketers across the country to target the 18- … Continued

Steve Garrison named the 2019 winner of the Atwater Prize for Writing

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2019) — Graduate student Steve Garrison is the winner of the 2019 James and Patricia Atwater Memorial Writing Prize. The award provides a $500 stipend to one elite writing student each year. Garrison won for a body of work done this past summer, in the midst of a season of severe … Continued

Missouri Method modernizes with journalism school curriculum overhaul

Republished by permission of RTDNA Source: By Steven Ackermann Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 4, 2019) — This semester’s incoming journalism students at the University of Missouri are enrolled in nearly 50 sections of new classes under a major curriculum overhaul that recognizes the prevalence of technical skills among incoming students and promises the opportunity to … Continued

Missourian wins 64 awards at the 2019 Missouri Press Association Awards

By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 64 awards in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2019 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. The Missourian competed in the division of newspapers with circulations from 5,001 to 15,000 … Continued

Athlead student team wins Fox Sports University challenge after being tasked with getting casual Fox viewer interested in boxing

Though challenging, project provided creative freedom and hands-on learning for students. By Jerry Duggan Strategic Communication Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2019) — When the four 2018-19 AdZou teams representing Fox Sports learned the project for their strategic communication capstone would involve professional boxing, they were a bit intimidated. Although the mission to develop strategies … Continued

School Welcomes 88 High-Achieving Walter Williams Scholars to Campus

2019-20 freshmen class represents the largest ever accepted for the honor. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed a record 88 new Walter William Scholars on Wednesday, Aug. 21. During a short ceremony, scholars were recognized individually for their accomplishments in high school. Each student received a Walter Williams Scholars … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Receive Society of Professional Journalists’ Regional, National Awards

Vox Magazine a Finalist for Best Student Magazine Columbia, Mo. (July 18, 2019) — The Society of Professional Journalists‘ recognized several students from the Missouri School of Journalism in its regional and national Mark of Excellence contests earlier this year for top content. The local work was published in the students’ respective newsrooms – KBIA-FM, … Continued