Shelter in Place exhibit at Missouri School of Journalism’s McDougall Center presents international perspective on pandemic era, with a local touch

Keith Greenwood (right) and David Rees at the Shelter in Place exhibit. Photo: Nate Brown New exhibit runs from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on weekdays until April 8 By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (March 23, 2022) — Shelter in Place, the new photo exhibit now on public display at the McDougall Center for Photojournalism … Continued

In new book, Berkley Hudson presents forgotten photographs of O.N. Pruitt

Portrait made on a 5×7 glass plate negative with two exposures in Pruitt’s studio, circa mid-1920s Master photographer from Mississippi documented Black and white lives during time of segregation and violence Berkley Hudson, an associate professor emeritus at the Missouri School of Journalism, has authored a new book presenting the photography of O.N Pruitt, a … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism junior honored with Hearst Journalism Award recognition for multimedia innovative storytelling

Student handles emotional interviews while gaining hands-on training at Missourian Columbia, Mo. (March 15, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Margo Wagner received 12th place for Multimedia Innovative Storytelling in the 2020-21 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Her entry “Phone calls from the final election stretch,” was one of 49 entries in this category submitted … Continued

Journalism seniors receive honors from 2020–21 Hearst award for Multimedia Narrative Storytelling

Often called the “Pulitzers of college journalism” — the awards program consists of 14 competitions held throughout the school year: five writing, two photojournalism, one radio, two television and four multimedia. By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 16, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Jacob Moscovitch won fourth place for multimedia narrative storytelling in … Continued

Pictures of the Year competition judging kicks off Feb. 16 in record-breaking year

POY77 Daily Life Picture Story Award of Excellence: Aristide Economopoulos by Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil It’s a year like none other for the 78th annual Pictures of the Year judging competition, which kicks off Feb. 16 with almost double the amount of judges as normal, virtual judging and a record breaking number of photos submitted. Entrants submitted … Continued

Yehyun Kim, MA ’19, is first Mizzou student since 2000 to win top honor at College Photographer of the Year competition

“Night to Shine,” Photo by Yehyun Kim, MA ’19. Six other J-School students win awards in eight categories, including Spot News, Documentary and Sports Feature By Nate Brown When Yehyun Kim was a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism, she’d pop into the deliberations for the College Photographer of the Year competition, which … Continued

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