PR Club provides help 4 heroes

The University of Missouri’s Public Relations Club took on a heroic responsibility this semester. The task? Revitalize the public image of Las Vegas-based non-profit, Horses4Heroes, to revitalize their brand in order to incentivize donations to the organization. Horses4Heroes is a non-profit organization that aims to provide healing experiences for veterans, community heroes, their families, and … Continued

Strategic Communication senior competes in gamified application process, lands ongoing Fellowship at top global PR firm

By Claire Hamlin When applications for public relations firm Ketchum’s 10-week fellowship program went live, Missouri School of Journalism senior Evanna Momtaj knew immediately the process would be different from most. Instead of a typical internship test, with a press release and some other elements, she discovered she would need to play a game against … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students gain hands-on event planning experience

By Claire Hamlin The events planning and promotion course at the University of Missouri offers journalism students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in event planning. During fall 2022, students are working collaboratively to plan and promote events for two clients — American Public Square at Jewel (APS), a community organization dedicated to improving public … Continued

Luke Capizzo brings industry experience to role as newest strategic communication faculty at Missouri School of Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 24, 2022) — Luke Capizzo has joined the Missouri School of Journalism’s strategic communication faculty as an assistant professor, capping a journey from the industry side of public relations to the world of research and teaching. It’s partly that journey that makes Capizzo an ideal fit for the School … Continued

Spring 2022 AdZou students gain hands-on research and advertising campaign development experience

Gregory Scholars team: Top row (left to right): Jami Robben, Emma Grant, Morgan Mizouni, Davin Ahuja, Abby Werner; Bottom row (left to right): Julia Patterson, Gabriella Salinas By Claire Hamlin Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2022) — More than 100 students at the Missouri School of Journalism gained hands-on experience during their spring semester developing advertising … Continued

Three Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students win coveted scholarship from American Academy of Advertising

Columbia, Mo. (June 28, 2022) — Evgeniia Belobrovkina, Ting-Hao Tsou, and Weilu Zhang have been awarded the American Academy of Advertising’s (AAA) Graduate Student Conference Scholarship. The award allowed the three Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students to travel to St. Petersburg, Florida, in March to present their research in person at the annual AAA … Continued

AdZou students score big with FOX Sports, FIFA World Cup

A select group of students were given unique opportunity to compete for a campaign proposal with big time client by Lexi Symonds Students at the Missouri School of Journalism got a chance to make their mark on the world’s biggest women’s soccer championship, The FIFA Women’s World Cup. During the spring semester, four teams of … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students head overseas for the summer for internships and adventure

Background photo: Andrew Stutesman | Unsplash After two summers plagued with COVID-19 and travel restrictions, students packed their bags and renewed their passports to participate in the School’s Global Program’s offerings. By Lexi Symonds Nearly half of all University of Missouri journalism students study away. The School’s Global Program offers a wide variety of options … Continued