Recent Photo-J Grad Starts Work July 1; Harvey Hits Less Than Two Months Later

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2017) — Kelsey Walling, BJ ’17, studied photojournalism as an undergraduate at the Missouri School of Journalism. Walling graduated in May of this year with dual bachelor’s degrees in Journalism as well as Arts and Science. “Life after graduation has been a whirlwind. After applying for dozens of jobs, I got … Continued

Grad Student Evan Cobb Awarded C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism Scholarship

Graduate student Evan Cobb has been named as the second recipient of the C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism scholarship. Cobb Planning Project on Affordable Housing Community in Cambodia Columbia, Mo. (June 19, 2017) — A $1,000 scholarship will help photojournalism graduate student Evan Cobb document the lives of people living in an apartment building in Phnom … Continued

Alumna Laurie Skrivan Wins 2017 RFK Photojournalism Award

At top: “I will carry a gun when I am older – but I will never need to carry one because I am a peacemaker,” says Brandon Albritton (left), 13, a member of the dance troupe the Peacemakers, practicing at the Northwinds Apartments complex in Ferguson. Cynthia Barnett, who lives in the complex, started the … Continued

O.N. Pruitt ‘Possum Town’ Exhibit Prompts Alumnus to Visit the School

Jim Turner, BJ ’52, was prompted to return to the MU campus after spotting an item about an exhibit of historic photographs from Mississippi in the Missouri School of Journalism monthly newsletter. Jim Turner, BJ ’52, Served as a US Civil Rights Attorney; His Career Spanned 9 Presidents By Sally Cochran and Beckie Jaeckels Journalism … Continued

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer to Present ‘The Human Toll of Toxic Pollution’

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Larry C. Price will be at the Missouri School of Journalism for a two-day visit with faculty and students April 27-28. In addition, master’s student Neeta Satam will be recognized as the recipient of the first student fellowship under the new Smith/Patterson Pulitzer Partnership. Updated April 2018: Larry Price has been … Continued

Students Push New Virtual Reality Software to Give Readers Control of the Story

Missouri students recently used VIAR360 to produce a pre-event review of venues for the Columbia’s True/False documentary film festival in early March. The Emerging Technologies Course Experiments with Imaging, Audio and Text Capabilities Columbia, Mo. (March 21, 2017) — Can virtual reality change the very way journalists tell stories? A program at the Missouri School … Continued

Journalism Professor Launches Exhibition of Historic Mississippi Photographs

This Is the First Major Showing of the Work of O.N. Pruitt to the Public After 30 Years of Archiving and Research Columbia, Missouri (March 3, 2017) — Berkley Hudson, an associate professor of magazine journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, launched an exhibit of historic Mississippi photographs on March 1. The exhibit features … Continued

Annie Rice Places in Top 10 in National Hearst Multimedia Competition

Her Winning Video Explores Life of Woman Who Has Alzheimer’s Disease and Aphasia San Francisco (Jan. 17, 2017) — Recent graduate Annie Rice placed eighth in the Multimedia I-Features Competition of the 2016-17 national Hearst Journalism Awards Program for work she produced while a student at the Missouri School of Journalism. Rice won for a … Continued

New Benchmark Established with Publishing of Virtual Reality Feature

In a Columbia Missourian Oct. 26 article, Emily Shepherd wrote about a Harry Potter-themed astronomy lesson; the article included 360-degree photo coverage. The Technology Identifies the Need for New Workflows to Getting the Content Online Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s virtual reality program hit a benchmark recently by publishing … Continued