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

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 of Journalism graduate Sarah Sabatke, BJ ’18, MA ’20, received a semi-finalist recognition in the 47th annual Student Academy Awards. Unfortunately, the film is not advancing … Continued

Pop-up newsroom serves MU students and state

The Missouri Info Corps put MU journalism students and graduates to work covering COVID-19’s impact on small communities in Missouri Columbia, Mo. (August 10, 2020) — Job prospects appeared grim this summer for some students and recent graduates from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. A flailing economy awash in a pandemic doesn’t bode … Continued

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

By: Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (August 3, 2020) — On June 4, NFL players including Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas released the “I am George Floyd” video that asked the NFL to publicly declare its support for the “Black Lives Matter” movement. In less than a … Continued

Broadcasting alumni find success landing jobs despite pandemic, economic crisis

J-School hands-on training prepared alumni for interviews, jobs Columbia, Mo. (July 31, 2020) — Teams of recruiters from 10 major TV companies actively recruited more than two dozen Missouri School of Journalism students who graduated in May 2020, in the midst of hiring freezes, layoffs, COVID-19 and unemployment rates rivaling the Great Depression. The new … Continued

AdZou students offer audience targeting tips to boost reach of Global Journalist

20-year-old J-School media outlet, established by the late Stuart Loory, prepares to reach new subscribers. Columbia, Mo. (June 10, 2020) — When Global Journalist (GJ) first began airing on the radio in 2000, the internet was in its infancy, and mostly an afterthought to broadcasters. Things have changed in the ensuing years and GJ’s current … Continued

Strategic communication senior shows resilience when finishing degree after COVID-19 challenges motivated him to move home to South Korea

MOJO Ad provided hands-on work experience for job market By: Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 3, 2020) — The coronavirus has required everyone at the Missouri School of Journalism to make some adjustments when it comes to learning and working from home. But for strategic communication senior Jihwan Aum, who chose to move back to … Continued

‘Global Journalist,’ ‘Post’ win national Telly Awards

Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2020) — Two programs produced at the Missouri School of Journalism – “Global Journalist” and Investigative TV’s “Post” – won awards at the 41st annual Telly Awards, bringing national recognition to students, alumni, faculty and staff. All wins were in the Online Division. “Global Journalist,” one of the J-School’s six cross-platform … Continued