Katrina Troy takes untraditional path to creative excellence

By Abby Werner Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 4, 2022) — Senior Katrina Troy has made the most of her college experience at the Journalism School. She has interned in New York, gotten involved with Relevant Youth (an advertising agency run by students), worked an off-campus job, changed journalism interest areas twice, and now serves as the … Continued

PR Club kicks off with optimism

By Abby Werner There’s a new organization on campus for students who are interested in learning more about public relations: PR Club. The new club is the brainchild of Jon Stemmle, professor and strategic communication chair, and is in the beginning stages of development and execution. “I had this idea for PR Club because I … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism’s legislative reporting program helps fill state news gaps for community news producers

Program provides students hands-on experience on covering legislative news. By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2021) — Each week as Gasconade County Republican Managing Editor Dave Marner starts production of the small weekly newspaper, he knows he has some solid state legislative news he can count on from the Missouri News Network, a program … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism junior Mac McMullan named 2021 Cherng Summer Scholar

Rising MU junior receives $7,000 and access to research expense account By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Mac McMullan of Kennett, Missouri, was named a 2021 Cherng Summer Scholar, one of the University of Missouri’s most prestigious and ambitious summer research and artistry programs.  The program is … Continued

Journalism students awarded three of four 2021 Hesburgh Scholarships

Students credit Missouri Method, faculty mentorship and flexible curriculum for success at J-School Columbia, Mo. (April 27, 2021) – Three journalism students have been awarded three of four University of Missouri 2021 Hesburgh Scholarships. Sydney Boeger, Maggie Courtney and Alice Yu each receive a $1,000 scholarship.  Brandon Ford, who is studying religious studies and is … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism graduate places 10th in Hearst Explanatory Reporting contest

Story taught Colby perseverance as she waited for public records Columbia, Mo. (March 24, 2021) – Missouri School of Journalism graduate Claire Colby, ‘BJ ’20, who studied investigative journalism and political science, placed 10th in the explanatory reporting category of the 61st annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards program. Her entry, “CAFO regulations: Low … Continued

Eleven Journalism students selected for Mizzou ‘39

Seniors are recognized for their leadership, service and academic achievements. Columbia, Mo. (March 4, 2021) — Eleven Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 39 selected for Mizzou ’39. The award, given by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board, recognizes 39 outstanding seniors across all majors for their leadership, service and academic achievement throughout their time … Continued

Recent Journalism School graduate Lauren Bishop earns byline on published research paper

Mentor said ‘her ideas and feedback strengthened the research’ By Jennifer Nelson-Pallikkathayil Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2021) — High performing Missouri School of Journalism undergraduates have the opportunity to contribute to journalism research projects as MU Discovery Fellows. Associate Professor Ryan Thomas recently published research about fake news that Lauren Bishop, BJ ‘20, helped co-author … Continued