Brett Dawson to lead Columbia Missourian sports coverage

The award-winning journalist brings national storytelling experience to the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2021) – Brett Dawson, a veteran sports reporter, is the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian. He will also serve as an assistant professor of professional practice on the Missouri School of Journalism faculty. Dawson was selected … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism’s community newspaper, the Columbia Missourian, wins a record 79 Missouri Press Association awards

By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 28, 2020) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won a record 79 awards Thursday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. The Missourian swept eight categories, … Continued

Columbia Missourian sports section, 20 students score big at national APSE awards contest

Competing with industry pros, twenty-one different Missouri School of Journalism students working at the Columbia Missourian sports desk placed in the top 10 nationally and brought home top awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) national contest for work produced in 2019. Annual contest recognizes excellence in professional sports writing. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students lead the Columbia Missourian’s yearly Progress Awards

As part of a one-credit hour public relations techniques class with a focus on events and promotion, students gained hands-on training as they led the third annual Progress Awards on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Event aims to recognize members of the community for their contributions to the city. By Jerry Duggan Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 27, … Continued

Missourian wins 64 awards at the 2019 Missouri Press Association Awards

Competing with Missouri newspapers with circulations from 5,001 to 15,000, the Columbia Missourian won 64 awards in the Missouri Press Association’s 2019 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2019) — The … Continued

Columbia Missourian

Founded in 1908 as a community newspaper, the Columbia Missourian regularly beats out the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City Star and Columbia Tribune for state journalism awards.

Columbia Missourian to Host Scripps Regional Spelling Bee March 13 on the MU Campus

Since 1941, the Scripps National Spelling Bee program has been promoting literacy among elementary and middle school students. The Columbia Missourian will host 55 students from eight Missouri counties at the regional qualifying event to be held on Wednesday, March 13, in the Geological Sciences building on the Mizzou Campus. 55 Students from 8 Mid-Missouri … Continued