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

KOMU wins regional Murrow award for ‘Excellence in Innovation’

(L-R) Anna Watson, Avery Everett and Matt McCabe By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (May 24, 2022) — KOMU-TV has won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for “The Push for Precision,” a series of stories about the Roy Blunt NextGen Precision Health Institute and its place within the health care industry. The award recognizes “Excellence … Continued

Tiger travels to the tundra: How Kieran Malloy defies the odds

By Kelly Lopez The Canadian Tundra typically isn’t a place you’ll find many tigers. However, this summer that will change when  Kieran Malloy ventures out into the wilds of Canada. Malloy is a well-known student across the MU campus, having participated in many academic and social organizations such as MOJO Ad, Homecoming Steering Committee, Greek … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students honored with 2022 Award for Academic Distinction

Columbia, Mo. (May 2, 2022) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students, Junior Maggie Courtney and senior Jashayla Pettigrew, were each honored today with a 2022 Award for Academic Distinction (AAD). The highly esteemed, university-wide honor recognizes undergraduate students who contribute to the intellectual and academic culture of the university through their own work and … Continued

Making it real

A student team from the Missouri School of Journalism is set to pitch an advertising campaign for a national client during the National Student Advertising Competition Holly Higginbotham knows there is no better way to learn about the advertising campaign process than to actually develop a campaign for a real client. That’s why Higginbotham, an … Continued

School of Journalism’s VOX Magazine and KBIA-FM receives SPJ Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists awards are given for the best in student journalism Columbia, Mo. (April 21, 2022) — The published work of 12 Missouri School of Journalism students at the School’s NPR-member station KBIA-FM and Vox Magazine has earned Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards, including seven first-place wins, in a competition sponsored by the Society of … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students honored with prestigious Hearst Awards

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (April 20, 2022) — Missouri School of Journalism students are being honored for excellent storytelling as the Hearst Journalism Awards Program continues to recognize top student journalism in a number of categories. To date, eleven students have finished in the top 20 in various Hearst competitions this year. “It’s wonderful … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism wins Hearst Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition

Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism has won the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition, accumulating the most points across three competitions spanning television and audio formats. The news came as two additional students at the School of Journalism earned Hearst honors. Senior Bradley Davis won first place in … Continued