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

Connor Giffin recognized for skillful feature writing in Hearst competition

Columbia, Mo. (March 3, 2022) — Connor Giffin, a senior at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been honored by the Hearst Journalism Awards Program for his feature writing, finishing in the Top 20 in the prestigious, nationwide Hearst Feature Writing competition. Giffin was recognized for a story he wrote for the Columbia Missourian about … Continued

Kathryn Merck wins Hearst honor for pair of KOMU-TV stories

The prestigious honor comes with a $2,000 scholarship and the chance for further recognition By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2022) — Kathryn Merck, a senior at the Missouri School of Journalism, placed second in the Hearst Journalism Awards’ TV Features competition. Recognized for two stories she created for KOMU-TV, the School of Journalism’s … Continued

Production studio at Reynolds Journalism Institute offers students hands-on training

Jared Rubenstein serves as both director and technical director (alongside audio engineer Aaron Hay) during a recording of an episode of Radio Friends with Paul Pepper. Photo: Travis McMillen The production studio at the Reynolds Journalism Institute is just one of the opportunities that lies off the beaten track for journalism students By Austin Fitzgerald … Continued

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