AdZou partners with Fox Sports to create advertising campaign

Students were asked to create on-air, digital and out-of-home tactics, letting their creativity fly. Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2021) — AdZou students working with Fox Sports during the 2021 spring semester were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to create an advertising campaign for the newly branded Fox Corporation. For the past 11 years, the Missouri School … Continued

Alumnus wins national SPJ Mark of Excellence Award for photo illustration

Staff of Vox Magazine recognized as Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website in SPJ Region 7 Columbia, Mo. (July 19, 2021) — Sam Balmer, BJ ’20, won top honors in the Photo Illustration category of the 2020 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists. The award honors the best in student … Continued

Missouri Journalism Associate Professor Amanda Hinnant receives national Outstanding Educator award

Columbia, Mo. (July 13, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amanda Hinnant is the recipient of the Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Given by the Commission on the Status of Woman (CSW) and AEJMC, this award recognizes a woman who … Continued

$1.4 million grant to Missouri School of Journalism helps create network of journalists focused on Mississippi River basin 

Walton Family Foundation grant will create the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, covering agriculture, water and environmental issues within the region. Columbia, Mo. (July 8, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism announced a $1.4 million, three-year grant from the Walton Family Foundation, a leading funder of environmental journalism in the United States, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students get hands-on experience creating campaigns for real-world clients

Members of AdZou team Eagle developed a campaign for their client Missouri REALTORS. Top row: Gabby Ferguson, Anna Callis, August Windau, Emma Brouster Bottom row: Abby MacKinnon (AdZou instructor), Emily Housey, Lauren Barish, Sydney Ryan AdZou wraps up another successful semester, albeit virtually By Abby Werner Columbia, Mo. (July 7, 2021) — This past semester … Continued

National Journalism and Communication Association honors Missouri School of Journalism with Diversity Award

The annual award recognizes journalism and mass communication programs that are successfully achieving equity and diversity goals. Columbia, Mo. (July 2, 2021) – The Missouri School of Journalism is the recipient of the Equity & Diversity Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). This national award is one of the … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons wins first place in national teaching competition

Columbia, Mo. (June 30, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Amy Simons received first place from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in the Best Practices Competition. Simons won for her submission “Hold a Monthly Web Strategy Meeting.” Simons will present her idea at the AEJMC Best Practices session on … Continued

Show produced at Reynolds Journalism Institute wins national Telly award

Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2021) — A program produced at the Missouri School of Journalism’s Reynolds Journalism Institute — “Radio Friends with Paul Pepper” — is a bronze winner in the 42nd annual Telly Awards, bringing national recognition to students, alumni, faculty and staff. The win is in the non-broadcast category. “Paul Pepper: Nadia Navarrete-Tindall, Native Plants in … Continued

Graduate students Mallory Daily and Leanne Tippett Mosby each awarded a Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship

Each receives a $2,500 fellowship to help cover a science, health or environmental story. Columbia, Mo (June 11, 2021) — Two journalism master students have been awarded a 2021 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship. Mallory Daily and Leanne Tippett Mosby each receive a $2,500 fellowship to help cover a science, health or environmental story anywhere inside … Continued

Next stop: Law school

Skills gained in strategic communication classes help prepare alumni for the rigors of law school. By Abby Werner Columbia, Mo. (June 7, 2021) — For some students, a degree in Strategic Communication is the end goal. But for others, they take what they learned in undergrad at the world’s best journalism school and apply it … Continued