PR pros and pizza parties: PRSSA’s reflection and celebration of their first year

Mizzou’s chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America celebrates their one year anniversary and looks ahead to the club’s future A few days before Thanksgiving Break in 2023, the students in Mizzou’s chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America celebrated their one-year-anniversary as a nationally recognized organization. The celebration consisted of a pizza … Continued

Strategic Communication student reflects on study abroad experience in Singapore

Faith Quist explains the ways in which her study abroad experience impacted her post-graduation plans By Gianna Lapasso Faith Quist, a senior from Minnesota, is working toward a dual major in journalism and international studies while earning minors in geography and Chinese. This year, Quist had the opportunity to participate in the Journalism Study Abroad … Continued

Informing the public about the risks of cannabis

A new NIH grant will help MU researcher Zachary Massey research how to effectively warn the public about health effects of cannabis by determining the most effective use of health warning labels on cannabis products Contact: Pate McCuien, 573-882-4870, COLUMBIA, MISSOURI — The marijuana and cannabis industry is booming. In fact, industry research group … Continued

Karen Pensiero, Wall Street Journal veteran, to deliver Missouri School of Journalism commencement address

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2023) — Karen Pensiero, BJ ’85, former managing editor and 38-year veteran of the Wall Street Journal, will deliver the alumni address at the Missouri School of Journalism’s winter commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m. “Karen’s long and storied career of leadership at the Journal … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism leads industry toward newest TV broadcast standard, ATSC 3.0, as part of Next Gen TV Fellowship

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 17, 2023) — Three Mizzou seniors are working under the guidance of Jim Flink, an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, to help revolutionize broadcast television. Along with a team from Howard University, the students are part of the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Next Gen TV … Continued

Strategic communication student reflects on internship with Kendra Scott

Mary Clare Lacke talks about how strategic communication courses helped jumpstart her career By Gianna Lapasso With a strong love for social media, Mary Clare Lacke — a senior at the Missouri School of Journalism — was ecstatic to be able to spend the summer working in Austin, Texas, as a social media and influencer … Continued