Missouri School of Journalism and MU News Bureau come together to give students real-world news conference experience

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 3, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism is partnering with the University of Missouri’s media relations office, the MU News Bureau, to hold professional news conferences for journalism students. Jointly coordinated by Professor Amy Simons and the News Bureau and generally occurring once a month when school is … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism welcomes record number of Walter Williams Scholars to campus

The Walter Williams Scholars program represents the highest level of student distinction in the J-School Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed 105 exceptional students this fall as they begin their studies in journalism and strategic communication as Walter Williams Scholars. The talented students come from 20 states. For 19 … 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

RJI student innovation staffers work with community newsrooms to stay on cutting edge of technology and content

Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2022) — During the spring semester, four students at the University of Missouri worked at the Reynolds Journalism Institute as student innovation staffers. Annie Jennemann and Regan Mertz, both graduate students at the Missouri School of Journalism, worked under the tutelage of Kat Duncan, RJI’s director of innovation, while undergraduates Gabriella … 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

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