What do you do? I’m a licensed attorney in Oklahoma and numerous tribal jurisdictions, after having been a journalism professor teaching media law. How did you get your job? Started my own practice. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Perseverance despite large obstacles. What advice do you have for current … Continued
Megan Rose (formerly Megan McCloskey), BJ ’04, recently won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting; the 2020 Gerald R. Ford Journalism Award; and a White House Correspondents’ Association award for a series examining how Navy and Marine Corps leadership failed to heed warnings and implement reforms leading up to several fatal accidents. Rose has … Continued
Marlene Neill, MA ’07, has been selected for induction into the Public Relations Society of America College of Fellows, an honorary organization within PRSA comprised of more than 350 senior professionals and educators, each of whom has left a significant footprint on the public relations profession.
What do you do? I lead the ideation, creation and implementation of products, projects and programs that help our company and customers increase sustainability and be leaders in social impact related to science education and scientific research. How did you get your job? I “volunteered” into it…literally. I did an internship proofing catalogs and was … Continued
What do you do? I am Padma Lakshmi’s chief of staff and an associate producer on “Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi,” premiering June 18th, 2020, on Hulu. How did you get your job? After graduating from Mizzou’s Journalism School, I moved to New York and worked for a couple of years in public relations. … Continued
By Jerry Duggan (Feb. 25, 2020) — Jon Franko, BJ ’05, may have grown up on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River, but he’s always been a Mizzou guy. Franko, whose grandfather, Keith Parker, played fullback for MU under esteemed football coach Don Faurot, bled black and gold when his friends bled orange and … Continued
Marcia Chatelain, BJ ’01, recently published “Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America,” which tells the history of fast food’s migration from the suburbs to the inner-city after Martin Luther King’s assassination in 1968. The book, published by Liveright Publishing Corporation, tells a hidden history of race, civil rights, and the social origins of today’s … Continued