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

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