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

Missouri Honor Medal recipients to hold master classes on September 14

The recipients of the 2023 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism will speak about their areas of expertise in a daylong series of master classes on Thursday, Sept. 14. The presentations are free and open to the public. The scheduled times and locations for the master classes are: 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Drew Sullivan and Paul … Continued

Strategic communication student at Missouri School of Journalism lands string of photo exhibitions on campus and (far) beyond

A photo by Samantha Novak that will be presented in Personality: Contemporary Portraiture, a curated international photography exhibition to be held in Budapest By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (April 6, 2023) — Samantha Novak, a senior at the Missouri School of Journalism, is quickly becoming a fixture at campus photography exhibitions — in fact, there … Continued