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

Senior Eli Lederman wins $1500 APSE Tim Wheatley Scholarship

Missouri senior Eli Lederman from Mamaroneck, N.Y., has been selected as the winner of the $1500 Associated Press Sports Editors Tim Wheatley Scholarship. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Eli Lederman has been selected as the winner of the $1500 Associated Press Sports Editors Tim Wheatley Scholarship. The annual scholarship, … Continued

Senior Adam Reckamp wins $3,000 Jim Murray Memorial Scholarship

Missouri senior Adam Reckamp is one of five national winners of the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation scholarship in sports journalism. The national scholarship recognizes students interested in a sports writing career. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 3, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Adam Reckamp is one of five national winners of the Jim Murray Memorial … Continued

John Deighton, BJ ’18, Talks Sports Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (June 12, 2019) — John Deighton went 19 games without witnessing a victory. Sixteen of those came during a winless season while working as a public relations intern with the Cleveland Browns. Then, he watched three more at the start of the 2018 season after Deighton joined the Houston Texans public relations staff … Continued

Columbia Missourian Sports Section Scores Big with Associated Press Sports Editors Awards

Columbia Missourian student sports reporters receiving nationwide Top 10 recognition from the Associated Press Sports Editors include (top row, from left) Matt Antonic, Ryan Herrera, Hannah Hoffmeister, Will Jarvis, Jenna Kieser. Second row: Reed Koutelas, Brendan Lavell, Eli Lederman, Alec Lewis and Langston Newsome. Third row: Liv Paggiarino, David Sack, Jake Sutherlin and Antranik Tavitian. … Continued

Association for Women in Sports Media Names Mizzou Student Devin Kane an ‘AWSM Scholar’

University of Missouri strategic communication junior Devin Kane has been named one of eight AWSM Scholars nationwide. Kane will receive a $1,000 scholarship and work a paid internship with USA Softball in Oklahoma City this summer. Strategic Communication Junior Will Receive $1,000 Scholarship, Paid Summer Internship Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2018) — The Association for … Continued

Journalism Students Learn How to ‘Get in the Game’ of Sports Journalism, Promotions at Recent Event

The Missouri School of Journalism’s recent “Get in the Game” event, sponsored by the Engagement and Outreach office, attracted more than 100 students interested in sports journalism or promotion. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2018) — Sometimes you have to look beyond advertised job listings when searching for a sports internship, Missouri School … Continued