MOJO Ad students unwrap sweet campaigns for client Sour Patch Kids

Seniors Kate Cupp and Kallie Lehenbauer of MoJo Ad take a selfie with their new client’s product Aug. 22, 2022, in Lee Hills Hall. Sour Patch Kids was announced as this semester’s client on the first day of class. Student advertisers gave final presentations to Sour Patch Kids executives, industry professionals and J-School representatives in … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students gain hands-on event planning experience

By Claire Hamlin The events planning and promotion course at the University of Missouri offers journalism students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in event planning. During fall 2022, students are working collaboratively to plan and promote events for two clients — American Public Square at Jewel (APS), a community organization dedicated to improving public … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism announces inaugural class of Gregory Scholars

L-R: Doctoral student Ting-Hao Tsou, master’s student and J-School alum Cate Enrooth, junior Owen Bazigian, Shelly Rodgers, junior Sophie Carite, master’s student Krutika Deshpande, junior Nahomi Gonzalez, and doctoral student Justin Willett The Gregory Scholars Program offers paid, interdisciplinary research experience to undergraduate and graduate students alike By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 31, 2022) … Continued

Ag & Water Desk launches first collaborative project, ‘When It Rains’

Missouri School of Journalism students Mikayla Higgins and Adam Goldstein edit an interview with a St. Louis resident who experienced flooding to create a social media post as part of the ‘When It Rains’ series. After floods hammered St. Louis and eastern Kentucky this summer, the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk wanted to know: … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism and MU News Bureau come together to give students real-world news conference experience

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 3, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism is partnering with the University of Missouri’s media relations office, the MU News Bureau, to hold professional news conferences for journalism students. Jointly coordinated by Professor Amy Simons and the News Bureau and generally occurring once a month when school is … Continued

Columbia Missourian wins 52 Missouri Press Association Awards

Olivia Anderson won first place for her photograph of graduate student Patrick Luo holding a sign at the Mizzou Without Rape rally in October at Traditions Plaza. The Columbia Missourian, the School’s digital-first community newsroom that covers news and sports, won 52 awards at the 2022 Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. It also won the Gold Cup … Continued

Gregory Scholars program offers paid research experience at Missouri School of Journalism to students from any school or college at Mizzou

Applications are now open; the deadline to apply is Sept. 10 Columbia, Mo. (August 5, 2022) — Shelly Rodgers, professor and Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research at the Missouri School of Journalism, is spearheading a new effort to get undergraduate and graduate students involved in research. The Gregory Scholars program is a paid … Continued

KOMU receives $10,000 grant to report on solutions to issues facing rural Missouri towns

(L-R) Anna Watson, Avery Everett and Matt McCabe By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2022) — KOMU-TV, the Missouri School of Journalism’s NBC-affiliate newsroom, has received a $10,000 grant from the Solutions Journalism Network to report on “solutions to issues affecting economic development and sustainability in Missouri’s rural towns,” according to a press release … Continued