Strategic communication senior shows resilience when finishing degree after COVID-19 challenges motivated him to move home to South Korea

MOJO Ad provided hands-on work experience for job market By: Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 3, 2020) — The coronavirus has required everyone at the Missouri School of Journalism to make some adjustments when it comes to learning and working from home. But for strategic communication senior Jihwan Aum, who chose to move back to … Continued

NSAC team advances to national finals, one of eight teams to compete in Adobe challenge

Team shows resilience in face of COVID-19 challenges By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s 19 member National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team didn’t let the challenges of COVID-19 stop them as they advanced through the competition to the national finals to compete against seven other teams across … Continued

MOJO Ad teams finish the semester remotely, present findings amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spring 2020 clients included the Missouri Department of Conservation and Nevada Department of Wildlife. By Jerry Duggan An indispensable part of every strategic communication senior’s final semester at the Missouri School of Journalism is the capstone experience. Although this year’s spring semester looked a little different from previous ones, with all classes moving online in … Continued

School of Journalism students, AAF receive advice on finding jobs and internships in the age of COVID-19

Columbia, Mo. (April 28, 2020) — On April 9, 2020, the University of Missouri‘s American Advertising Federation (AAF) chapter met with an alumna who is also an author with decades of experience in recruiting and career coaching. In her Zoom presentation, Angee Linsey, BJ ’89, sought to ease students’ anxiety and provide actionable career development … Continued

Shelly Rodgers receives 2020 Sandage Award for Teaching Excellence from American Academy of Advertising

Award given in recognition of those who have made outstanding contributions to teaching advertising Columbia, Mo. (April 27, 2020) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, was named the recipient of the 2020 Charles H. Sandage Award for Teaching Excellence by the American Academy of Advertising. The award recognizes one faculty member who, in the … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism Students Attend AAF’s 2020 ‘Most Promising Multicultural Students Program’

Strategic communication seniors Tyler Jones and Adrianna Talavera reexamine career goals, broaden interests Columbia, Mo. (March 30, 2020) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students attended the 2020 Most Promising Multicultural Students program (MPMS), a four-day event put on by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Strategic communication seniors Adrianna Talavera and Tyler Jones were selected … Continued

Strategic communication students, MOJO Ad team take home local ADDY awards for top advertising campaign and report work

Winners progress to regional competition By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 10, 2020) — Several strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism were recognized for their efforts on advertising campaigns or printed reports with local 2020 ADDY Awards from the Kansas City American Advertising Federation. Winners now progress to an AAF regional competition. … Continued

Teams of strategic communication, journalism students win Adobe Creative Jam competition designing mindfulness app prototypes

2020 was the first year MU had participated in Adobe Creative Jam By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 5, 2020) — Senior Kaitlyn Weir and sophomore Julia Igel, strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism, took home first place honors in the Adobe Creative Jam competition last month with their mindfulness app prototype … Continued