AdZou partners with Fox Sports to create advertising campaign

Students were asked to create on-air, digital and out-of-home tactics, letting their creativity fly. Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2021) — AdZou students working with Fox Sports during the 2021 spring semester were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to create an advertising campaign for the newly branded Fox Corporation. For the past 11 years, the Missouri School … Continued

Brett Dawson to lead Columbia Missourian sports coverage

The award-winning journalist brings national storytelling experience to the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2021) – Brett Dawson, a veteran sports reporter, is the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian. He will also serve as an assistant professor of professional practice on the Missouri School of Journalism faculty. Dawson was selected … Continued

School of Journalism senior covering second Super Bowl for the NFL

Left to right: Alumni Bryndon Minter, student Diego Galicia and NFL social media co-worker Benji Gallagher pose after the Chief’s 2020 Super Bowl win. Note: This photo was taken prior to COVID-19. Lifelong Chiefs fan Diego Galicia is in Tampa covering the Super Bowl, thanks in part to the Tiger alumni network and a well-timed … Continued

Ryan Herrera, BJ ’20, selected for National Sports Journalism Institute

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 29, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism alum Ryan Herrera, BJ ’20, is one of 16 students from across the country to be chosen for the 2021 Sports Journalism Institute (SJI).  Herrera, who is from Elk Grove Village, Ill., was selected as part of the the 2020 class but the COVID-19 pandemic … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism alum Bryndon Minter leverages his Missouri Method skills to produce viral video in under 24 hours

University of Missouri alumnus Bryndon Minter connected with NFL wide receiver Michael Thomas via Instagram, which ultimately led to the “I Am George Floyd” video being scripted, filmed, edited and released in less than 24 hours. By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (August 3, 2020) — On June 4, NFL players including Kansas City Chiefs quarterback … Continued

Columbia Missourian sports section, 20 students score big at national APSE awards contest

Competing with industry pros, twenty-one different Missouri School of Journalism students working at the Columbia Missourian sports desk placed in the top 10 nationally and brought home top awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) national contest for work produced in 2019. Annual contest recognizes excellence in professional sports writing. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students gain hands-on experience covering Super Bowl, fan experience live from Miami

Missouri journalism students Hannah Howard and Amber Raub took the “senior road trip” of a lifetime when they were chosen to travel to Miami to cover Super Bowl LIV for the J-School’s real-world media outlets. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism seniors Hannah Howard and Amber Raub gained … Continued