Students innovating with multiplatform sports coverage at Missouri School of Journalism

L-R: Wilson Moore, Emily Leiker, Calum McAndrew, Gerald Hopkins By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 4, 2021) — At a time when the Missouri School of Journalism is leaning into collaborative, cross-platform education through a curriculum that emphasizes cross-training and a newly created shared newsroom space, senior Gerald Hopkins has taken this philosophy to heart. … Continued

The Olympic and Paralympic Games take alumni from Mizzou to Tokyo

Cassidy Herring at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Mizzou alumni Cady Lowery, BJ ‘18, and Cassidy Herring, BJ ’17, MA ’18, may have started in Columbia, Missouri, but in 2021 their dreams took them to Tokyo. Although they weren’t among the athletes competing, both played important roles during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. … Continued

A glimpse into the future of media: Missouri School of Journalism brings news outlets together into ‘one newsroom’

The second floor of Lee Hills Hall underwent demolition and renovation during the summer of 2021 in order to accommodate the School’s new shared newsroom concept. | Photo: Nate Brown By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 19, 2021) —The journalism landscape has changed dramatically in the last two decades, with everything from online news, social … Continued

Documentary Journalism program sees flurry of success, recognition

A scene from the documentary “Procession,” by Associate Professor Robert Greene, filmmaker-in-chief at the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism Columbia, Mo. ( Sept. 16, 2021) — Moviemaker Magazine recently named the Missouri School of Journalism’s Documentary Journalism program one of the best film schools in the country. The recognition shed light on the … Continued

Students, faculty preview Mizzou Made documentary

An all-Tiger production team is set to debut a documentary about the life and legacy of AIDS activist and reality TV star Pedro Zamora Contact: Kenny Gerling, Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2021) — When the third season of MTV’s hit reality show The Real Word aired in June 1994, millions of viewers were introduced to … Continued

MOJO Ad campaign helps Missourians reconnect with nature

By Kelly Lopez During the pandemic, most people were stuck inside of their homes, nervous to go out in public spaces for fear of becoming infected and endangering their families. One of the few refuges people had was spending time in the great outdoors. This summer, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) launched a campaign … Continued

School of Journalism’s NPR-member station is capturing memories — one voice at a time — for Missouri 2021

Emma Boyle, left, Becca Newton and Regan Mertz make adjustments to a sound mixer June 12 at the Columbia Farmers Market in Clary-Shy Community Park. The students are members of KBIA’s Missouri on Mic team, which is recording anecdotes from Missourians as part of the state’s bicentennial commemoration. ‘Missouri on Mic’ asks participants to share their thoughts … Continued

AdZou partners with Fox Sports to create advertising campaign

Students were asked to create on-air, digital and out-of-home tactics, letting their creativity fly. Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2021) — AdZou students working with Fox Sports during the 2021 spring semester were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to create an advertising campaign for the newly branded Fox Corporation. For the past 11 years, the Missouri School … Continued