Washington Program Gives Students Experience Reporting From Nation’s Capital

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2003) — At 23 years old, Missouri School of Journalism student Matt Keeney is already producing television stories in the news capital of the world. And at 21, so is Christine Maddela. Both are students in the school’s unique Washington Program. They are the first of a new era of Missouri students … Continued

Walter Williams Honored With Bust

By Erin Foote Pursell Columbia Missourian Boonville, Mo. (Sept. 15, 2003) — A forest green shroud flapped in the light September breeze. The stern lines of a bronze sculpture could just barely be made out beneath the cloak. More than 60 people gathered on Sunday in front of Boonville’s City Hall as the green sheet … Continued

Former Associated Press Editor Joins the Columbia Missourian as Visiting Knight Editor

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2003) — Mark Barnett, formerly of The Associated Press, is joining the Missouri School of Journalism as its Knight Editing Professional-in-Residence. Barnett will take on an editing role at the Columbia Missourian for the next two semesters. His focus will be on coaching students developing narrative and feature projects. Published six … Continued

School of Journalism Revises Admissions Procedures

Columbia, Mo. (May 13, 2003) — The Missouri School of Journalism today announced revised admissions procedures for undergraduate students entering the University in the Fall Semester 2004. Journalism Scholars. Scholars are those who score 29 or higher on the ACT (1280 on the SAT) and rank in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating … Continued

KOMU.com – Best in the Midwest

Columbia, Mo. (April 28, 2003) — KOMU‘s website has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for the best small-market TV Web site in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. The award, which is given by the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), recognizes Web sites that offer timely news and original content while maximizing the use of … Continued

Will Work For Credit: MU Journalism Students Create Ads For National Television

Columbia, Mo. (April 11, 2003) — College students spend countless hours working on class projects, preparing themselves for future career opportunities. For a number of advertising students at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, the chance to launch those careers and gain national exposure has arrived early. Last week, two Nokia … Continued