Journalism Industry Leaders Share Financial Insights at RJI Symposium

Nov. 30, 2017 (Columbia, Mo.) — The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Missouri School of Journalism recently hosted a symposium on the role that finances play in the world of journalism. The event gave industry leaders, faculty and students a place to have a dynamic conversation about the relationship between money and journalism. … Continued

Strategic Communication Professor James Sterling Named Faculty Emeritus

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 29, 2017) — Strategic communication professor James C. Sterling, BJ ’65, this fall was named professor emeritus for his service and dedication to the Missouri School of Journalism. This honor is bestowed on University of Missouri faculty members based on their meritorious service to their department and the university over a long … Continued

Two Strat Comm Students Selected for AAF St. Louis Scholarship

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 29, 2017) — Strategic communication students Dun Li and Denajha Phillips were awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the American Advertising Federation (AAF) St. Louis Chapter for the 2018 spring semester. The scholarship was awarded to both students for their high academic performance, involvement in MU’s AAF chapter, and their passion for the … Continued

Jasmyn Barr Named AAF Most Promising Multicultural Student

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2017) — On Nov. 1, the American Advertising Federation selected strategic communication student Jasmyn Barr among 49 other students from across the nation for their annual Most Promising Multicultural Students (MPMS) program. Barr is currently studying abroad in Brussels, Belgium, and applied for the program last year after meeting with representatives … Continued

Humans of Strat Comm: Dun Li

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 3, 2017) — Many people don’t choose their degree or line of work on a whim, but strategic communication student Dun Li found inspiration in unexpected places. Li chose to study journalism because of his love for The Newsroom, a television show that aired in 2012 on HBO. The show is about … Continued

Students Get Top Marks from Fox Sports University Experience

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2017) — Strategic communication student Cassidy Herring was in complete disbelief when she got the call that her AdZou capstone team had won the Fox Sports University competition. She was one of six students on Team Cor during the 2017 spring semester who bested the other three Fox Sports AdZou teams … Continued

MOJO Ad Announces New Staff and Client: Dairy Queen

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2017) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s premiere student-staffed, professional advertising agency announced its client for the 2017-18 academic year – Dairy Queen. Dairy Queen is a well-established, national brand that has been providing consumers with satisfying treats and food since 1940. Based in Minneapolis, Dairy Queen has more than 6,700 … Continued

School of Journalism Names New Chair of Strategic Communication

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2017) — The Missouri School of Journalism recently announced that associate professor Jon Stemmle is succeeding Margaret Duffy as the new chair of strategic communication in the Missouri School of Journalism. Effective Sept. 1, Stemmle will lead the faculty, staff and students of strategic communication for a three-year term. Professor Yong … Continued

Four Strategic Communication Professors Recently Promoted

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 9, 2017) — The strategic communication department at the Missouri School of Journalism is proud to announce that four faculty members were promoted this fall. Cynthia Frisby was promoted to the academic rank of professor, and Brad Best, Jamie Flink, and Holly Higginbotham were all promoted to the academic rank of associate … Continued