Bringing the news to life

By Logan Jackson When she was in middle school, Maya Dawson spent hours writing short stories and poetry, developing her own voice as an author. Once she got to high school, Dawson thought those skills would translate rather well to a journalism class she was interested in taking. While Dawson quickly learned that her journalistic … Continued

Developing her journalistic voice

By Logan Jackson An avid admirer of words, Ivy Reed jumped at the chance to join the Globe, Clayton High School’s Newsmagazine, during her freshman year. By the time her junior year rolled around, her passion for writing — and a lot of hard work — landed her a spot as an editor-in-chief of the … Continued

Turning curiosity into research

By Logan Jackson Faith Quist’s research project is a perfect reflection of her interdisciplinary interests. A dual major in journalism and international studies at the University of Missouri, Quist is studying a variety of materials related to North Korean defectors. Her primary focus is researching when individuals leave the country, where they go and why … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students win prestigious honors in 2022-2023 Hearst competitions

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (June 28, 2023) — Four School of Journalism students were honored as top finishers in the Hearst Journalism Awards National Championship in June, capping off a year of numerous Hearst honors across the School’s professional media outlets. From June 2-7, finalists participated in the National Championships in San Francisco, where … Continued

Nine Missouri School of Journalism students, one professor inducted into secret societies during annual Tap Day

Selection is based on scholarship, leadership and service Nine Missouri School of Journalism students and one professor were tapped into four secret honorary societies during the 96th annual Tap Day. Tap Day is an annual spring event that recognizes students who excel in academics and campus involvement as inductees into the University of Missouri’s secret honorary … Continued

School of Journalism to recognize 487 candidates at May graduation ceremony

The program will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, at Mizzou Arena The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 487 May and August graduates at its 9 a.m. commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 14, at Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. Guests can enter the arena for … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism team wins annual Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Student Innovation Competition

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (April 6, 2023) — The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute announced the winners of the RJI Student Innovation Competition, awarding prizes of $10,000, $2,500 and $1,000 to three collegiate teams who came up with the best practical, actionable plans to address a local need in their community through service journalism. … 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

Strategic Communication student is right on target with unique hobby

Emily Wilson has balanced being a student and competing on the Archery Junior Olympic team for 11 years and counting, while also attending Nationals annually By Lexi Symonds When prompted to explain the sport of archery, the first thing Missouri School of Journalism junior Emily Wilson prefaces is that it’s not anything like what people … Continued