Columbia Missourian wins 81 Missouri Press Association Awards, the most ever for the Missouri School of Journalism’s community newspaper

By Ryleigh Hindle, Columbia Missourian COLUMBIA, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2023) — The Columbia Missourian dominated at the 2023 Missouri Press Association Awards on Saturday, winning 81 awards overall in addition to the Gold Cup for Class 1 dailies. The total surpasses the Missourian’s previous record of 79 awards set in the 2020 contest. The results … Continued

2023 Honor Medalists hold master classes for students at Missouri School of Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Sept. 21, 2023) — On Sept. 14, before receiving their prestigious Honor Medals for Distinguished Service in Journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism, this year’s honorees continued the tradition of delivering master classes to students based on their firsthand experiences in the industry. Drew Sullivan and Paul Radu, representing … Continued

Duy Linh Tu and Sebastian Tuinder, environmental reporting duo, to deliver Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Sept. 20, 2023) — Duy Linh Tu and Sebastian Tuinder, multimedia journalists who have covered science and the climate for national news publications, will deliver the Missouri School of Journalism’s Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 5, in Smith Forum. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m., with free … Continued

Founder’s Day celebrates 115 years of Missouri Method

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Sept. 20, 2023) — 115 years after the Missouri School of Journalism’s creation in 1908, the School once again held its annual Founder’s Day on Sept. 14, encouraging alumni and friends to donate $19.08 in honor of the founding year. First held in 2019, Founder’s Day officially occurs on Sept. … Continued

KBIA wins national Murrow Award for digital projects

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Sept. 12, 2023) — KBIA-FM, the Missouri School of Journalism’s NPR-member radio station, has earned a national Edward R. Murrow Award in the Digital category. The honor, awarded annually by the Radio Television Digital News Association, came after the station’s 11th straight regional Murrow Award in the same category. “KBIA … Continued

Missouri Honor Medal recipients to hold master classes on September 14

The recipients of the 2023 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism will speak about their areas of expertise in a daylong series of master classes on Thursday, Sept. 14. The presentations are free and open to the public. The scheduled times and locations for the master classes are: 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Drew Sullivan and Paul … Continued

Novak Leadership launches new website with resources for students, alumni

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2023) — The Novak Leadership Institute (NLI) at the Missouri School of Journalism launched a new website this month showcasing resources for students: The site’s revamped digital resource library features new articles, podcasts and other downloadable content for students and even professionals seeking information about leadership development. … Continued

New grant opens the floodgates for Ag & Water Desk

Prairie du Chien is a small river town in southern Wisconsin. Many small-town water systems are facing increasing challenges. Over the last two decades, water systems in the 10 states bordering the Mississippi River violated U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations for drinking water more than 438,000 times, according to a story by the Ag & … Continued