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Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons wins national Excellence in Teaching award

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 27, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons received the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). UPCEA is a leading national organization for online education. The award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to credit or noncredit programs and who … Continued

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J School/RJI Editorial Style Home Academic Degrees: If mention of degrees is necessary, the preferred form is to avoid abbreviation and use instead a phrase such as Jon Doe, who has a bachelor’s degree in History. Use an apostrophe in bachelor’s, master’s. Use such abbreviations as BA, MA and PhD only when the need to … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism’s RJI to host annual documentary film conference ‘Based on a True Story’

Filmmakers and journalists team up over three days to focus on the issues faced when telling true stories. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 26, 2020) — The Based on a True Story (BOATS) conference returns to the Missouri School of Journalism’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. In partnership with the School of Visual Studies, this annual conference … Continued

Alumnus Jon Franko carves his own path to success

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

Missouri faculty team receives AEJMC Senior Scholars grant to help in their study of articles written ‘by journalists about journalism’

Funds will help improve Discourse of Journalism database, making it more user-friendly and accessible to more people. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 25, 2020) — Three faculty members from the Missouri School of Journalism recently received a $5,000 Senior Scholars grant from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for a research … Continued

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

Annual contest recognizes excellence in professional sports writing. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2020) — The Columbia Missourian sports desk brought home top awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) national contest for work produced in 2019. Twenty different Missouri School of Journalism students placed in the top 10 nationally. Professional sports editors and journalists … Continued