Two Advertising Students Create TV Ads for Nokia and Win a Trip to the Sugar Bowl

Dallas (Dec. 18, 2003) –Two Missouri School of Journalism students have been chosen as the Fall 2003 Nokia ADvantage advertising competition winners from the Missouri School of Journalism. Michael Spear of St. Louis, Mo., and Jamie Kitsis of St. Louis, were awarded all-expense paid trips to the 2004 Nokia Sugar Bowl national championship game in … Continued

Four J-School Students Win Hearst Journalism Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2003) — Missouri School of Journalism students Duaa Eldeib, Alyssa Ford, Kyle Palmer and Mary Knez Walker were among the winners in the 44th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. More than 100 universities and colleges participated in the first Hearst competition of this academic year. In the college … Continued

Student-Developed Campaign Wins Two National Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 16, 2003) — A strategic communications campaign developed by Missouri School of Journalism advertising seniors for the Missouri Department of Transportation recently won its second national award. Team members were Camille Clingan of Chesterfield, Mo., Sara Ralston of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., Bill Smith, Chula, Mo., and Asian Udoh, O’Fallon, Ill. Susan Bartel … Continued

Upcoming Workshop in New York to Help Journalists Expand Skills in Convergent Media Environment

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2003) — An upcoming workshop in New York will help journalists broaden their skill set in a convergent media environment. Sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism, “Broadcast News Reporting” will teach participants on-camera techniques such as voice-overs, narration and interviewing and how to construct a news package. As part of … Continued

Missouri Sunshine Law Upgrade Announced at School

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 25, 2003) — Attorney General Jay Nixon and state Rep. Jeff Harris, of Columbia, today unveiled legislation at the Missouri School of Journalism that will greatly improve access to information regarding governmental decision making. Nixon and Harris proposed the Sunshine Upgrade Act, a bill that opens electronic records and meetings and prohibits … Continued

Public Relations Text Published by Journalism Professor

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 12, 2003) — Public Relations: The Profession and the Practice, a new textbook by Missouri School of Journalism professor Suzette Heiman and four other journalism professors, presents a comprehensive and inclusive overview of public relations. Public Relations: The Profession and the Practice depicts information in a four-part organization to ensure that students will gain … Continued

New Contest Recognizes Summer and Internship Work

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2003) — Thirteen students were recognized for work produced during their internships in a new “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” contest that attracted 47 entries. “The contest began as a way for us to gain some sense of just how much great work our students do each summer, in … Continued

Missouri Group Publishes Book on Media Convergence

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 7, 2003) — Telling the Story: The Convergence of Print, Broadcast, and Online Media, 2nd ed., a new book by The Missouri Group, reflects the changing nature of journalism both in the classroom and the professional world. The Missouri Group is comprised of four Missouri School of Journalism professors: Brian S. Brooks, George Kennedy, Daryl Moen and Don Ranly. … Continued

Journalism Graduate Dean and Alumnus Recognized by MU Alumni Association

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2003) — Two of the 17 outstanding faculty and alumni recently honored by the MU Alumni Association are from the Missouri School of Journalism. Esther Thorson, dean of graduate studies, and Art Holliday, MA ’76, received a Faculty-Alumni award during the recent 36th annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony in Columbia. Faculty-Alumni Awards, first … Continued