Missouri Undergrads Leverage RJI Fellowships to Help Established Media Outlets ‘Push the Envelope’

Clockwise from top-left, the 2018 RJI Student Innovation Fellows are Meg Cunningham, Kyra Haas, Humera Lodhi, Rachel Thomas and Hannah Rodriguez. News Organizations Gain Access to ‘Innovative, Tech-Savvy Journalism Students’ Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2018) — Five Missouri School of Journalism seniors will help advance new storytelling initiatives and business practices at leading news organizations … Continued

Student Teams at CDiG Competition Offer Real-World Industry Solutions

Judges at this year’s CDiG student competition (top) had their hands full sifting through an impressive set of entries. Ultimately, Team Missourian won for their strategies designed to address a newspaper budgetary shortfall. From left, team mentor Les Borgmeyer, students Shraddha Hegde, Emily Rackers and Alexander Starkey. Winning Team Offers Practical Solutions to Address Newspaper … Continued

‘Shark Tank’ Entrepreneur to Share Pitching Tips at Upcoming RJI Event

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2018) — Next week, student competition teams at the Reynolds Journalism Institute will receive pitching advice from a “Shark Tank” entrepreneur before making their own journalism product pitches to competition judges this spring. Tranquilo CEO Melissa Gersin of Boston will speak about her preparation and pitch for the … Continued

RJI Provides Interactive Experience for True/False Film Fest Visitors with Augmented Reality Platform

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2018) — Visitors to this weekend’s True/False Film Fest will have an opportunity to reminisce about previous festivals via an interactive experience using a mobile app. Posted throughout the city, filmgoers will find window clings featuring augmented reality (AR) codes, each with a lightning bolt icon, at film venues, box office … Continued

Judd Slivka Named New RJI Director of Aerial Journalism

Program to Address Emergent Aerial Technologies, Opportunities and Challenges Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 2, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has created a new program that will explore drones and other journalism opportunities in the sky. Judd Slivka, assistant professor of convergence journalism, has been named its first director of … Continued

University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute Announces Spring 2018 Student Innovation Fellows

The RJI Spring 2018 Student Innovation Fellows are (clockwise from top-left): Soo Rin Kim, Lily Oppenheimer, AnnMarie Welser and Mica Soellner. Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2017) — Four Missouri School of Journalism students will bring their skills and passions to Washington, D.C., and New York City newsrooms as 2018 Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) Student Innovation … Continued

Students Create a New Intelligent Mobile Search Tool

Columbia, Mo. (April 27, 2017) — A team of sophomores in journalism and computer science took the grand prize in the 10th annual Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition with Informator, an intelligent mobile search tool that finds hidden relationships between key words and phrases. Informator helps journalists overcome the problem of too many news organizations … Continued

Goldberg Lecturer to Examine Communications Between Patients and Their Doctors

Dr. Danielle Ofri will deliver the 2017 Helen Goldberg Memorial Lecture in Women’s Health at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, in the Fred W. Smith Forum, 200 Reynolds Journalism Institute, at the Missouri School of Journalism. The Wednesday, April 26, Presentation Is Free and Open to the Public Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2017) — New … Continued

Reynolds Journalism Institute Announces Leadership Changes to Help Manage Growth

Mike McKean Promoted to Associate Director; Ebony Reed Will Be Director of Innovation and the RJI Futures Lab Columbia, Mo. (March 22, 2017) — As initiatives and collaborations continue to grow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, Executive Director Randy Picht announced a key promotion and a new addition … Continued