Tim Tai Places Second in Hearst Photojournalism Competition, Wins $2,000

The Competition Drew 127 Entries from 68 Schools Nationwide San Francisco (Dec. 22, 2015) — Tim Tai, a Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism senior, placed second in the News and Features Photojournalism Competition of the 2015-16 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. This was the first of two photo competitions held each year. Tai submitted a portfolio … Continued

Senior Tim Tai Named Inaugural Recipient of RTDNF First Amendment Defender Award

The National Award Recognizes His Public Stand in Support of Press Freedom Washington (Dec. 3, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Tim Tai is the first recipient of the First Amendment Defender Award, sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Foundation. The award is presented to an individual or organization that takes a public stand in … Continued

Work of 4 Photojournalism Students Featured in Time Magazine’s LightBox

The Article Gives an Inside Look of Their Photographic Coverage of the Recent University of Missouri Protests Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2015) — Gaining trust, shoe-leather reporting and a little luck were key to covering recent protests at the University of Missouri, four Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism students shared in the Nov. 23 LightBox feature … Continued

Journalists Share Experiences, Tips on How to Report on Disease

A Photographic Exhibit on Leprosy, ‘Carville: No Place for Cowards,’ Is Now on Display at the McDougall Center By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 23, 2015) — Mark Petty, BJ ’75, was on assignment for The Pensacola (Florida) News Journal to do a quick story about patients at a leprosy hospital in Carville, Louisiana. Upon … Continued

Photojournalism Program Featured in National Photo District News Magazine

School’s Hands-On Learning Approach and Top Photo Facilities Highlighted in the Article By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 17, 2015) — The photojournalism program at the Missouri School of Journalism is one of three featured in the fall 2015 issue of Photo District News (PDN) for its training of students to enter the highly competitive … Continued

Judging of 70th College Photographer of the Year Competition Now Live

Postcasts, Blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram Provide Global Access to Behind-the-Scenes Action By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2015) — For decades, Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism students have had the exceptional opportunity to observe and collaborate with professionals during the annual College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) contest, now in its 70th year. This … Continued

C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism Scholarship to Support Master’s Students

The Funding Will Help Those in the Final Stage of Completing Their Degree Program By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2015) — By the time Professor Emerita Zoe Smith retired from the Missouri School of Journalism in 2008, she had more than 30 years of experience in the research and history of photojournalism. Smith … Continued

Longtime Missouri Photojournalism Chair Honored

Endowment Will Underwrite Visiting Professionals in Photojournalism Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 16, 2015) — An alumnus of the Missouri School of Journalism has created the David Rees Visiting Professionals Fund in Photojournalism to honor his former professor, a member of the School’s faculty since 1986. This permanent endowment, established by Mr. Sandy Colhoun, MA ’98, honors … Continued

Graduate Student Earns Top Honors for Photo Story on Marriage of Lesbian Couple

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Honors T.J. Thomson with a First Place in Photojournalism in its Excellence in Journalism Awards By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 10, 2015) — Soon after 16th Circuit Court Judge J. Dale Youngs ruled that 10 same-sex Missouri couples could marry last fall, Becky Plovanich and Karen Bataille, a … Continued