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

Where Are They Now? Anna Petrow, BJ ’14

Culinary and Travel Photographer Anna Petrow Photography Interview by Kiersten Kuc Tell us a little bit about yourself; what area did you study while you were at the J-School, and where are you working now? I started out in photojournalism, and learned a ton, but realized two years into it that I had a passion … Continued

Meet New J-School Students: Erica Overfelt

By Sydney Skubic Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 13, 2016) — Freshman Erica Overfelt, a science and agricultural journalism major, plans to work as a writer or photographer for National Geographic after she graduates from the Missouri School of Journalism. This goal – to be part of an organization that speaks for the world and seeks improvement … Continued

Photojournalism Master’s Student Wins International Award

Alexey Furman’s Award-Winning Work Features Injured Ukrainian Veterans Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2016) — A photojournalism master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism has gained international recognition for his work featuring injured Ukrainian veterans. Alexey Furman received the Grand Prize in the International Academic Forum 2016 Documentary Photography Award competition. Furman is a Ukrainian … Continued

Adam Vogler Named Inaugural Recipient of C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism Scholarship

The Graduate Student Will Focus His Master’s Project on Non-Citizen Soldiers Columbia, Mo. (May 27, 2016) — A $1,000 scholarship will help photojournalism student Adam Vogler document the lives of American military veterans and active-duty who are not considered U.S. citizens. Vogler’s scholarship is the inaugural award of the C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism Scholarship. Vogler … Continued

Curiosity and Passion Leads Grant Recipient to Pursue Global Photojournalism

Master’s Student Neeta Satam Is the Winner of the $12,000 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2016) — In her years since arriving in the U.S. in 2001, Missouri School of Journalism student Neeta Satam has completed a master’s degree in environmental sciences, worked as an environmental scientist and become a … Continued

Science, Environmental Journalism Group to Host National Geographic Speaker

Craig Welch Will Speak on the Impact of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans Compiled by Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2016) — Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and National Geographic staff writer Craig Welch will visit the University of Missouri on April 27 to present on “Sea Change,” his award-winning multimedia project for the Seattle … Continued