Missouri School of Journalism production studio at RJI receives facelift

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2020) — The production studio at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism has received a facelift. Thanks to the upgrades, staff will now be able to deliver a product more in line with what audiences are accustomed to seeing online and on … Continued

RJI Student Innovation Fellowship program helps Missouri School of Journalism graduate land audience strategy job at The Times in U.K.

Alumna Laura Murgatroyd, BA ’20, credits the hands-on Missouri Method of journalism training for he landing an audience strategy job at The Times and the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom. School emphasizes hands-on learning method Columbia, Mo. (August 19, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate Laura Murgatroyd, BA ’20, said recent hands-on training … Continued

11th Hour Project awards $1.1 million, 3-year grant to the Journalism School’s fellowship program Watchdog Writers Group

A grant of $1.1. million from The 11th Hour Project is the second received by the Missouri-based Watchdog Writers Group and will support the WWG’s investigative reporting fellowship and training lab. Funding will support authors and students to produce high impact investigative print reporting projects. Columbia, Mo. (June 25, 2020) — Watchdog Writers Group, a … Continued

Challenge Accepted! Expandable audio journalism lets listeners take control.

What if listeners could control the way an audio story plays out while listening to it? Four Missouri convergence journalism students explored various means for achieving an expandable audio experience with RJI Fellow Michael Epstein, writer/director with Walking Cinema in San Francisco. Missouri School of Journalism students partner with media organizations to solve problems they … Continued

Newsrooms gain support on innovative work during COVID-19 with RJI Student Innovation Fellowships

RJI Student Innovation Fellows for Suimmer 2020: Isabel Lohman, Knoxville News Sentinel; Fairriona Magee, Carolina Panorama; Tatyana Monnay, The Associated Press; Laura Murgatroyd, Columbia Missourian; Trent Tarantino, The Washington Post; Caroline Watkins, Chatham News + Record. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2020) — The coronavirus pandemic has presented numerous challenges to newsroom of … Continued

Challenge Accepted! How to host a Zoom party for your audience.

Convergence journalism students Grace Huguelet, Anna Sirianni, Chloe Thornberry and Rachel Zalucki worked with podcast producers Endless Thread to help them host a more engaging, interactive Zoom meeting. Missouri School of Journalism students partner with media organizations to solve problems they face. By Grace Huguelet, Anna Sirianni, Chloe Thornberry and Rachel Zalucki Columbia, Mo. (May … Continued

Journalism School, RJI helps journalism industry during COVID-19 with webinars dealing with paywalls and revenue, staying safe and more

Webinars receive great response from public, some max out time with questions By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (April 22, 2020) — With concerns flowing through news leaders’ minds of how to keep a news business running in the midst of COVID-19 to how to keep journalists safe, some leaders from the Missouri School of Journalism … Continued