Tim Tai, BJ ’16, Talks Sports Journalism

Tim Tai graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism less than two years ago, and he has already covered a Super Bowl for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Tai took photos of the Super Bowl held Feb. 4 in Minneapolis, after joining the Inquirer in Nov. 2017. He previously worked as a staff photojournalist for the Columbia … 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

Rachel Blount, MA ’86, Talks Sports Journalism

Rachel Blount, MA ’86, knew she wanted to go into journalism, but felt unprepared with her American Studies undergraduate degree from Notre Dame. Notre Dame didn’t have a journalism program in 1984, so Blount didn’t have any practical journalism experience. She knew she needed to continue her education before she entered the journalism field. After … Continued

Investigating Success

Missouri School of Journalism Guided Future Wall Street Journal Reporter By Janie Booth In December, it will have been three years since Allison Prang walked across the stage and received her diploma from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She will be marking the occasion in her new home of Brooklyn, New York, as … Continued

Volunteering Provides J-School Students with Fun, Hands-On Experience

Working on KOMU’s ‘Friday Night Fever’ Offers a Primer on the Missouri Method By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2017) — In nearly any other mid-size market, local news stations would be hard-pressed to cover more than 40 local and regional high school football games each week. At the University of Missouri, journalism students … Continued

Mizzou Alumni Aaron Reiss and Alex Schiffer Talk Sports Journalism

Inside Sports recently interviewed the Kansas City Star‘s Aaron Reiss and Alex Schiffer. Both Reiss and Schiffer graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in May 2017 and started at the Star covering Mizzou athletics after completing summer internships at the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Washington Post, respectively. Inside Sports: How did your Missouri School … Continued

Online Master’s Student Receives Scholarship to Fund Her Studies

Missouri School of Journalism Interactive Media online master’s student Cara Mahon has been awarded the Asparagus Club scholarship from the National Grocers Association. The scholarship will help Mahon finish her research of online grocery shopping programs among independent grocery retailers. A digital marketing specialist at Associated Wholesale Grocers, Mahon is currently working on her thesis … Continued

Missouri Students Team Up with WLRN in Southern Florida to Help Tell the Story of Hurricane Irma Through Social Media

Geography Proves No Barrier to Assisting with Meaningful Breaking News Coverage A team of Digital Reporting students from the Missouri School of Journalism teamed up with WLRN Public Radio and Television in southern Florida to support its social media monitoring during the peak of Hurricane Irma. Students, working under the direction of Convergence Journalism faculty … Continued