The Missouri School of Journalism and Vox Magazine students win 6 awards, 3 honorable mentions in national contest

Missouri students received hands-on training – and won six awards and three honorable mentions from AEJMC along the way – while producing and designing the winning content for Vox Magazine, a cross-platform city magazine providing insight on local news and culture. Students gain hands-on experience as they learn how to write long-form journalism, observe the … Continued

Missouri Journalism students honored with SPJ Mark of Excellence awards

Staff of Vox Magazine recognized as Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2020) — The published work of 21 Missouri School of Journalism students at KBIA-FM and Vox Magazine has earned Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards, including nine first-place wins, in a competition sponsored by the Society of Professional … Continued

Kate Robbins wins the 2020 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Senior Kate Robbins of California, Missouri, received the 2020 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing for three articles she wrote for Vox Magazine as part of her Intermediate Writing class. Story submissions taught recipient how to dig through records, not overwhelm readers with too many names and dates Columbia, Mo. (April 21, 2020) — Senior … Continued

Keegan Pope Wins the 2019 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Story submissions taught him how to be concise, connect with cancer patient and keep a data story interesting. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2019) — Recent graduate Keegan Pope, MA ’19, received the 2019 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing as a graduate student. His prize includes a $1,000 cash award. Funding for the Romero … Continued

Missourian Wins 64 Missouri Press Association Awards

Staffed primarily by Missouri Journalism students, the Columbia Missourian regularly beats out the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City Star and Columbia Tribune for state journalism awards. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2018) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 64 awards Saturday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. The Missourian competed in … Continued

Lauren Puckett Wins the 2018 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Master’s student Lauren Puckett, asked to write a story about the making of tamales at a local eatery, ended up turning her assignment into a community-engagement piece. Puckett is this year’s winner of the Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing. Master’s Student Finds Herself Drawn to Community Engagement, Even When Assigned to Write about Food … Continued

14 Students Honored with SPJ Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards are given for the best in student journalism. This year, several Missouri students received multiple awards. Staff of Vox Magazine Wins Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2018) — The published work of 14 Missouri School of Journalism students and the … Continued

2 Journalism Students Place in Top 20 in the Hearst Personality/Profile Competition

Lauren Puckett and Cassa Niedringhaus The Contest Drew 114 Entries from 62 Schools By Yue Tang San Francisco (May 9, 2017) — The work of two Missouri School of Journalism students placed in the top 20 in the highly competitive personality/profile writing competition of the 2016-17 national Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Senior Lauren Puckett placed 13th … Continued

Will Jarvis Chosen for American Society of Magazine Editors Internship Program

Junior Will Jarvis has been selected for the summer 2017 American Society of Magazine Editors internship program. He Will Work at Advertising Age in New York This Summer By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Will Jarvis has been selected for the summer 2017 American Society of Magazine … Continued