Students Participate In Study Abroad Program

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 2, 2004) — Twenty-two Missouri School of Journalism students are spending part of their semester break visiting four European cities. The two-week trip features stops at media outlets in Paris, Brussels, Vienna and Frankfurt. The “European Study Tour,” one of several entrepreneurial study-abroad programs at the school, will be led by Brian Brooks, … Continued

Two Advertising Students Create TV Ads for Nokia and Win a Trip to the Sugar Bowl

Dallas (Dec. 18, 2003) –Two Missouri School of Journalism students have been chosen as the Fall 2003 Nokia ADvantage advertising competition winners from the Missouri School of Journalism. Michael Spear of St. Louis, Mo., and Jamie Kitsis of St. Louis, were awarded all-expense paid trips to the 2004 Nokia Sugar Bowl national championship game in … Continued

Four J-School Students Win Hearst Journalism Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2003) — Missouri School of Journalism students Duaa Eldeib, Alyssa Ford, Kyle Palmer and Mary Knez Walker were among the winners in the 44th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. More than 100 universities and colleges participated in the first Hearst competition of this academic year. In the college … Continued

Missouri Sunshine Law Upgrade Announced at School

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 25, 2003) — Attorney General Jay Nixon and state Rep. Jeff Harris, of Columbia, today unveiled legislation at the Missouri School of Journalism that will greatly improve access to information regarding governmental decision making. Nixon and Harris proposed the Sunshine Upgrade Act, a bill that opens electronic records and meetings and prohibits … Continued

New Contest Recognizes Summer and Internship Work

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2003) — Thirteen students were recognized for work produced during their internships in a new “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” contest that attracted 47 entries. “The contest began as a way for us to gain some sense of just how much great work our students do each summer, in … Continued

Missouri Group Publishes Book on Media Convergence

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 7, 2003) — Telling the Story: The Convergence of Print, Broadcast, and Online Media, 2nd ed., a new book by The Missouri Group, reflects the changing nature of journalism both in the classroom and the professional world. The Missouri Group is comprised of four Missouri School of Journalism professors: Brian S. Brooks, George Kennedy, Daryl Moen and Don Ranly. … Continued

Football Victory Provides J-Students with Learning Opportunity

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 15, 2003) –A special four-page section celebrating the Tigers victory over Nebraska on Oct. 11 is just another example of how Missouri Journalism students gain real world experience while in school. “When Tigers Roar” will be published in the Thursday, Oct. 16, issue of the Columbia Missourian. Early promotions boasts, “Some news … Continued

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