From Mizzou to the White House

Erika Trombley walks down the halls of the White House with Vice President Kamala Harris By Sydney Perry Erika Trombley, director of Consumer Media at the White House, reflects on her journey to her dream position Erika Trombley graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 2016 and has since found success in … Continued

From the stands to the sideline

Alumna Carly Stephens’ journey from covering Mizzou Football to working for the Dallas Cowboys By Sydney Perry Many students at the University of Missouri dream of working in the sports industry. Missouri School of Journalism alumna Carly Stephens made it happen, working for the Dallas Cowboys as a corporate partnerships marketing manager, a position that … Continued

From Mizzou to Manhattan: Alumna Jenn Ott’s journey to her dream city and beyond

Jenn Ott standing with a flag in Antarctica, completing her journey of traveling to all seven continents. By Sydney Perry After successfully setting foot in all seven continents and over 50 countries, with no intention of slowing down any time soon, University of Missouri alumna Jenn Ott credits her initial desire and ambition to travel … Continued

Tracy Draksler Brown and David Salisbury join Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication faculty

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Jan. 11, 2024) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomes two new strategic communication professors to campus this January. Tracy Draksler Brown, BJ ’00, and David Salisbury join the School as assistant professional practice professors and will teach their first courses in the upcoming spring semester. “Together, Tracy and David … Continued

Mizzou Athletics, School of Journalism partner on innovative branding program

Photo: Hunter Dyke | Mizzou Athletics As part of last fall’s pilot program, MU student-athletes worked with J-School students to examine their NIL brands COLUMBIA, Mo. — When Euphenie Andre and Abigail Klapatauskas first met earlier this fall, a partnership born out of a campus experiment quickly blossomed into something much more. Andre, an All-American … Continued

PR pros and pizza parties: PRSSA’s reflection and celebration of their first year

Mizzou’s chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America celebrates their one year anniversary and looks ahead to the club’s future A few days before Thanksgiving Break in 2023, the students in Mizzou’s chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America celebrated their one-year-anniversary as a nationally recognized organization. The celebration consisted of a pizza … Continued

Strategic Communication student reflects on study abroad experience in Singapore

Faith Quist explains the ways in which her study abroad experience impacted her post-graduation plans By Gianna Lapasso Faith Quist, a senior from Minnesota, is working toward a dual major in journalism and international studies while earning minors in geography and Chinese. This year, Quist had the opportunity to participate in the Journalism Study Abroad … Continued

Strategic communication student reflects on internship with Kendra Scott

Mary Clare Lacke talks about how strategic communication courses helped jumpstart her career By Gianna Lapasso With a strong love for social media, Mary Clare Lacke — a senior at the Missouri School of Journalism — was ecstatic to be able to spend the summer working in Austin, Texas, as a social media and influencer … Continued