KBIA wins three prestigious Gracie Awards

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (April 17, 2023) — KBIA-FM, the Missouri School of Journalism’s NPR affiliate radio station, has earned three Gracie Awards from the Alliance for Women in Media. The 48th annual Gracie Awards, which also recognize the likes of TODAY and 48 Hours for their achievements related to woman-centered media, honor both … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism wins Hearst Journalism Awards’ Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition for second consecutive year

By Austin Fitzgerald The Missouri School of Journalism has won the Hearst Journalism Awards’ Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition for the second consecutive year thanks to consistently strong showings from students. The 2022-2023 Television News Competition featured two School of Journalism students in the top five, with Julie Koharik winning First Place and Rachel Henderson earning Fifth … Continued

Coalition tactician

As a fledgling managing editor at The Maneater, Sydney Lewis often learned on the fly. Now the junior is connecting college newsrooms nationwide to build a novel network of support March 6, 2023Contact: Marcus Wilkins, wilkinsm@missouri.edu Sydney Lewis never doubted her determination. An academically accomplished daughter of parents who made careers at universities, Lewis entered the … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students win 40 American Advertising Awards, will move on to regional competition

Team Olio. L-R: Top: Tess Murray, Nickolas Pappas, Kieran Malloy, Sydney Marino, Brad Turner, Jared Fisch;Bottom: Claudia LeSage, Rachel Schwartz, Trent Tarantino, Camile Baker, Katrina Troy By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (March 1, 2023) — Students at the University of Missouri have won a total of 40 awards in the American Advertising Federation’s 2022-23 American … Continued

NABJ Media Tour connects journalism and strategic communication students with high-powered media professionals in Washington, D.C.

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Feb. 27, 2023) — In late January, 30 members of the Mizzou student chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists embarked on a tour of Washington, D.C.’s powerhouse media organizations for the annual NABJ-MU Media Tour. NABJ-MU’s first in-person media tour since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism student earns top 5 finish in Hearst Audio Competition

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Feb. 21) — Senior Briana Heaney has won fifth place in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s Audio Competition, earning her $1,000 and an automatic berth in Hearst’s National Audio Championship in San Francisco. “It’s fantastic to continue to see our audio journalism program represented on the national stage through excellent … Continued

Digital ambassadors

MU senior Sofi Zeman served as a Potter Digital Ambassador at The Northeast News in Kansas City. Photo: The Northeast News Contact: Sara Diedrich, 573-882-3243, diedrichs@misssouri.edu Don’t tell publisher Mike Bushnell and his award-winning staff at Kansas City’s Northeast News that readers don’t crave community journalism. The bustling multimedia weekly is proof they do. The … Continued

NY Campaign program challenges strategic communication students to pitch marketing campaigns at major New York City ad agency

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Feb. 16, 2023) — Twenty-one strategic communication students from the Missouri School of Journalism traveled over Winter Break to New York City, where they created and pitched marketing campaigns for a real client of global agency VMLY&R. The program was a new venture for the School of Journalism’s New York … Continued