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

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 she gained while working on an innovative news project for the Missouri Information Corp as an RJI Student Innovation Fellow this summer was key in landing an audience strategy job at … Continued

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

Funding will support authors and students to produce high impact investigative print reporting projects. Columbia, Mo. (June 25, 2020) — Watchdog Writers Group, a Missouri School of Journalism fellowship program, has received a three-year, $1.1. million grant from The Schmidt Family Foundation/The 11th Hour Project to support the group’s investigative reporting fellowship and training lab. … Continued

Challenge Accepted! Expandable audio journalism lets listeners take control.

Missouri School of Journalism students partner with media organizations to solve problems they face. By Slone Salerno, Vivian Wang, Elliot Bauman and Sarai Vega Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2020) — Technology has allowed us to change the way we listen to the news and has expanded our options dramatically. We can listen to the news … Continued

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

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 11, 2020) — While COVID-19 has made in-person communication difficult, a mostly online world provides an opportunity for media organizations to connect with their audiences like never before. … 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

Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

Stacey Woelfel, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be adding some new oversight duties to his portfolio as the new director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. In this role, Woelfel will be overseeing the institute’s four-drone fleet, … Continued