Two master’s students named recipients of the C. Zoe Smith scholarship in photojournalism

Scholarship awards are helping Missouri School of Journalism graduate students complete their degrees. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 16, 2019) — Zhihan Huang and Yehyun Kim are the latest recipients of the C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism Scholarship. Each student will receive $1,000. Kim is conducting research for her thesis into the ways photojournalists and photo editors use … Continued

More than victims: Migration images provide a chance to tell a greater story

An analysis of the 2015 Syrian exodus shows that how photographers frame migrants in photos matters By Cailin Riley MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2019) — One of the most devastating images from 2015 shows a three-year-old boy, Alan Kurdi, facedown and unmoving on a beach in Turkey. Alan had drowned during an … Continued

Associate Professor Berkley Hudson Awarded $150,000 National Endowment for Humanities Grant

O.N. Pruitt worked as a white photographer in the racially-segregated town of Columbus, Mississippi, from 1915-1960. Pruitt’s photographs provide context for Southern history and culture as well as racial violence, depicting everything from river baptisms, family picnics to public executions and the 1935 lynching of two African American farmers. Project Will Create a Series of … Continued

Visual Arts Showcase Allows Photojournalism Student to Display Her Artistic Side

Encouraged as a high schooler to pursue art school, photojournalism sophomore and second-year Discovery Fellow Emmalee Reed chose instead to pursue her creative side via real-world media outlets at the Missouri School of Journalism. Emmalee Reed and Two Other J-Schoolers Among 50 Competing for $8K in Professional Development Awards By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Feb. … Continued

Photo Story: ‘Standing Up’ by Emily Nevils

Columbia, Mo. (Feb 8, 2019) — Marilyn Calvin’s jeep rumbles down a dirt road, weaving between pastures full of dairy cows, her headlights the only source of light, minus the stars. She’s headed to a going-away party for a good friend and a long-time fellow Dairy Farmers of America board member. The party is almost … Continued

Photo Story: “Sam” by Maddie Davis

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 8, 2019) — “Every time I come back from a manic episode, it’s like I have to relearn and relive a lot of things and regain confidence. It’s so weird because when you’re going manic, you have all of that. I have that confidence, I have that assurance, I feel so alive … Continued

David Rees Named to Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame

At left, photojournalism Professor Emeritus David Rees displays his commemorative plaque after being inducted into the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame. Rees is joined by fellow inductees Thelma Blumberg and Dave Marner. By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 30, 2018) — David Rees received a C-plus on a photo class assignment in 1974. Undeterred, he … Continued

Missouri Students Teach International Teens about MU Photojournalism Program

Mizzou students Jessi Dodge and Liv Paggiarino shared their passion for photojournalism with a group of international high school students as part of the Mizzou International Experience’s Career Exploration Summer Program. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2018) — Two students got the opportunity to represent the Missouri School of Journalism’s photojournalism department by … Continued

Special Public Exhibit Showcases Work of Graduating Photojournalism Students

Graduating photojournalism students were responsible for the entire “Parting Shots 7” exhibit, an annual gallery show which recognizes some of the best work by Missouri students. Planning and mounting the exhibit included editing, toning and printing the selected images. ‘Parting Shots’ Exhibit Now in McDougall Center Gallery in Lee Hills Hall through Sept. 17 By … Continued