Study: Young workers now value respect over ‘fun’ perks in the workplace

Researchers at University of Missouri and Kansas State University discovered having respectful communication outweighs ‘fun’ work perks when attracting and retaining young workers. By Eric Stan, MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2021) — Millennials, often referred to as the “job-hopping generation,” represent a group of young workers who once grabbed the national spotlight … Continued

4 to receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2021 recipients of the prestigious Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service. The four individuals will receive their medals during an evening reception and banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 5, that begins at 6 p.m. at The Atrium on Tenth, 22 N. Tenth … 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

Alumnus wins national SPJ Mark of Excellence Award for photo illustration

Staff of Vox Magazine recognized as Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website in SPJ Region 7 Columbia, Mo. (July 19, 2021) — Sam Balmer, BJ ’20, won top honors in the Photo Illustration category of the 2020 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists. The award honors the best in student … Continued

Missouri Journalism Associate Professor Amanda Hinnant receives national Outstanding Educator award

Columbia, Mo. (July 13, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amanda Hinnant is the recipient of the Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Given by the Commission on the Status of Woman (CSW) and AEJMC, this award recognizes a woman who … Continued

$1.4 million grant to Missouri School of Journalism helps create network of journalists focused on Mississippi River basin 

Walton Family Foundation grant will create the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, covering agriculture, water and environmental issues within the region. Columbia, Mo. (July 8, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism announced a $1.4 million, three-year grant from the Walton Family Foundation, a leading funder of environmental journalism in the United States, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students get hands-on experience creating campaigns for real-world clients

Members of AdZou team Eagle developed a campaign for their client Missouri REALTORS. Top row: Gabby Ferguson, Anna Callis, August Windau, Emma Brouster Bottom row: Abby MacKinnon (AdZou instructor), Emily Housey, Lauren Barish, Sydney Ryan AdZou wraps up another successful semester, albeit virtually By Abby Werner Columbia, Mo. (July 7, 2021) — This past semester … Continued

National Journalism and Communication Association honors Missouri School of Journalism with Diversity Award

The annual award recognizes journalism and mass communication programs that are successfully achieving equity and diversity goals. Columbia, Mo. (July 2, 2021) – The Missouri School of Journalism is the recipient of the Equity & Diversity Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). This national award is one of the … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons wins first place in national teaching competition

Columbia, Mo. (June 30, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons received first place from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in the Best Practices Competition. Simons won for her submission “Hold a Monthly Web Strategy Meeting.” Simons will present her idea at the AEJMC Best Practices session on … Continued