Dale R. Spencer, Legendary Missouri Journalism Communication Law Professor, Honored in Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 27, 2008) — The legacy of Professor Dale R. Spencer, who was considered a national expert on communication law and libel, will be recognized in the new Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Family and friends have established the Dale R. Spencer Free-Press Studies Endowment and named … Continued

Mark Carter Named CCJ Executive Director and Goldenson Chair at the Missouri School of Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (March 17, 2008) — Mark Carter, a 20-year veteran media executive, strategist, reporter and executive producer, is the new executive director of the Committee of Concerned Journalists and the Goldenson Chair in Community Broadcasting at the Missouri School of Journalism, effective today. Carter is a founding partner of Mark Carter & Company, a leading … Continued

Missouri Press Association Announces Centennial Golf Classic

Proceeds to Benefit Refurbishment of MPA Student Lounge in Lee Hills Hall Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2008) — Golf enthusiasts will have a chance to tee-off the social side of the Missouri School of Journalism Centennial and Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute Dedication with the Missouri Press Association‘s Centennial Golf Classic. On Sept. 10-12, 2008, … Continued

Dvorkin Steps Down as CCJ Director

Washington, D.C. (July 2, 2007) — Jeffrey Dvorkin has stepped down as director of the Committee of Concerned Journalists, the consulting and training organization for the nation’s newsrooms. Bill Kovach, CCJ chairman and one of the founders of the organization, will step in as acting director. Dvorkin and Kovach said the change was the result … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Receives $590,000 Grant to Host Reynolds High School Journalism Institutes

Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2007) — The American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has awarded the Missouri School of Journalism $590,000 over the next three years to host an innovative training program for high school journalism advisers nationwide. From July 8-20, the School will offer its first Reynolds High School Journalism … Continued

Missouri Journalism Announces Big Plans for Twin Celebration in 2008

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2007) — The Missouri School of Journalism today announced plans to celebrate the centennial of the School and the dedication of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. The festivities on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus are scheduled for Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 10-12, 2008. It was on Sept. 14, 1908, that … Continued

Jeffrey Dvorkin Named New CCJ Executive Director and Goldenson Chair at the Missouri School of Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (June 20, 2006) — Jeffrey Dvorkin, the first ombudsman for a major U.S. broadcast news organization, has been named the new executive director of the Committee of Concerned Journalists and the Goldenson Chair in Community Broadcasting at the Missouri School of Journalism. Dean Mills, dean of journalism, announced the appointment today. Dvorkin comes from NPR, where … Continued

Rick Shaw Named Director of Pictures of the Year International

Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2006) — Rick Shaw, an award-winning photojournalist and design editor, has been named director of Pictures of the Year International (POYi). Pam Johnson, executive director of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, announced the appointment today. POYi, a 63-year-old international photojournalism competition and educational program, will be headquartered in the Institute facilities at … Continued