Mizzou NSAC has a new match

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 4, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) swiped right and found its newest soulmate. This school year, the team of students is matched with Tinder, a popular dating app. Tinder, which was started on a college campus in 2012, is a place where … Continued

KBIA-FM takes home first ‘Overall Excellence in Small Market Radio’ in National Edward R. Murrow Award wins

Student-produced podcast also wins top award Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2020) — KBIA-FM won the 2020 National Edward R. Murrow Award for “Overall Excellence in Small Market Radio” for the first time in the station’s history. The NPR-affiliate also received an award for “Podcast, Small Market Radio” for its “Show Me the State: Legend of … Continued

Six films produced by Missouri School of Journalism students headed to St. Louis International Film Festival in November

Students gain hands-on experience while directing emotional films. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 14, 2020) — Six documentary films created by Missouri School of Journalism students that premiered during the Stronger than Fiction 2020 Documentary Film Festival are headed to the St. Louis International Film Festival. The 29th annual film festival is taking place Nov. 5 – … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism celebrates 112 years of excellence with newly-formed endowment to support the Missouri Method

From now through September 30, J-School alumni are encouraged to celebrate their Missouri Method experience and support future generations of students with a gift of $19.08 to the School in honor of its founding year. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2020) — Today, the Missouri School of Journalism is celebrating Founder’s Day and 112 years of … Continued

Recent Journalism School alumna’s documentary named a semi-finalist in Student Academy Awards

Selected from a pool of 1,468 entries, Missouri alumna Sarah Sabatke, BJ ’18, MA ’20, received a semi-finalist recognition in the 47th annual Student Academy Awards. Sabatke pushes through challenges created by COVID-19, grief from the death of faculty mentor Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 18, 2020) — The documentary “Thoughts and Prayers,” produced by Missouri School … Continued

Pop-up newsroom serves MU students and state

Working from May until August to cover the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across Missouri, pop-up newsroom staff include Claire Colby, BJ ’20; Madison Conte; Madison Czopek, BJ ’20; Peter Georgiev, MA ’20; Taylor Guidry, BJ ’20; Regan Huston, BJ ’20; Arin Jemerson, BJ ’20; Madison McVan, BJ ’20; Regan Mertz; Ty Stewart, MA ’19; … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism alum Bryndon Minter leverages his Missouri Method skills to produce viral video in under 24 hours

University of Missouri alumnus Bryndon Minter connected with NFL wide receiver Michael Thomas via Instagram, which ultimately led to the “I Am George Floyd” video being scripted, filmed, edited and released in less than 24 hours. By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (August 3, 2020) — On June 4, NFL players including Kansas City Chiefs quarterback … Continued

Broadcasting alumni find success landing jobs despite pandemic, economic crisis

Despite a global COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying economic crisis, more than two dozen recent graduates from the Missouri School of Journalism have landed broadcasting jobs at TV stations across the country. J-School hands-on training prepared alumni for interviews, jobs Columbia, Mo. (July 31, 2020) — Teams of recruiters from 10 major TV companies actively … Continued

Missouri Journalism students win awards, scholarships in all five categories of the 2019-2020 Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Seventeen University of Missouri students, including a project team of 14, won awards and more than $10,000 in scholarships during the 2019-2020 Hearst Journalism Awards Program, which culminated recently with the 60th annual Hearst National Championships. Called the “Pulitzers of college journalism” – the Hearst awards consists of 14 competitions held throughout the school year. … Continued