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

Columbia Missourian Sports Section Scores Big with Associated Press Sports Editors Awards

Columbia Missourian student sports reporters receiving nationwide Top 10 recognition from the Associated Press Sports Editors include (top row, from left) Matt Antonic, Ryan Herrera, Hannah Hoffmeister, Will Jarvis, Jenna Kieser. Second row: Reed Koutelas, Brendan Lavell, Eli Lederman, Alec Lewis and Langston Newsome. Third row: Liv Paggiarino, David Sack, Jake Sutherlin and Antranik Tavitian. … Continued

Columbia Missourian Wins 18 Associated Press Media Editors Awards

Staffed by Missouri School of Journalism students who do the reporting, design, copy editing, information graphics, photography and multimedia, the Columbia Missourian has won 18 awards in the 2018 Associated Press Media Editors Newspaper Contest. Digital-First Community Newspaper Serves as Real-World Learning Environment for J-School Students Kansas City (Feb. 1, 2019) — The Columbia Missourian … 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

ESPN veteran Michael Knisley to lead Columbia Missourian sports coverage

Award-winning multimedia sports editor Michael Knisley will serve as an assistant professor of professional practice and the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian, effective Aug. 1. The award-winning editor brings extensive national storytelling experience to the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (July 11, 2018) — Michael Knisley, an award-winning multimedia sports editor with … Continued

After Missouri Governor Resigns, Missourian Reporters Tell Underclassmen How They Covered One of the Biggest Stories of the Year

The recent resignation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens provided a group of Mizzou undergraduate students with an unplanned, breaking-news opportunity to interact with other journalism students covering the story and see firsthand how the Missouri Method – learning by doing – yielded deadline-driven results. By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2018) — For a … Continued

Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine Designers Win 9 National Awards in SND College News Design Contest

The Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine designers took home nine awards in seven categories in the SND College News Design Contest. The National Competition Honors Excellence in Design and Graphics By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2017) — The Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine designers took home nine awards in seven categories in the … Continued

Missourian Reporters Win Top Associated Press Sports Editors Awards

Clockwise from top left: Brad Almquist, Danielle Lerner and Aaron Reiss were honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors for work published in the Columbia Missourian, the Houston Chronicle and the Louisville Courier-Journal in Kentucky. Honors Were Earned in Feature Writing, Column Writing and Top Daily Sports Section Categories By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (April … Continued