Journalism Professor Named to National Advisory Council

Columbia, Mo. (June 20, 2003) — Suzette Heiman, director of planning and communications and an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been named to the first Best Practices in Corporate Communication advisory council of experts in the field of corporate communications. Comprised of senior executives from Fortune 500 companies, the group will be … Continued

MU Journalism Student Wins $10,000 Top Ten Scholarship

Columbia, Mo. (June 16, 2003) — Journalism student Kimberly Monet Adams is a recipient of one of the $10,000 Top Ten Scholarships awarded by the Scripps Howard Foundation. The St. Louis native is a dual major in broadcast news journalism and political science. The Top Ten Scholarship is an award given to the 10 most … Continued

Panel Discusses, Offers Tips Regarding Journalistic Accountability

Washington (June 5, 2003) — Journalists shaken by five weeks of scandal at The New York Times were reminded Thursday that living up to their own standards is the first line of defense. The panel, examining the fallout from the Jayson Blair misdeeds, and the resignation of the two top Times editors, was co-sponsored by … Continued

Three Missouri Journalism Students Are Finalists in SPJ National Mark of Excellence Awards Contest

Columbia, Mo. (June 3, 2003) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students have been named top national finalists in the 2002 Mark of Excellence Awards sponsored by The Society of Professional Journalists. Marla Heiman placed in the television in-depth reporting category for her story, “Hunter at UIC,” which aired on the University’s commercial NBC affiliate, KOMU. … Continued

Graduate Students Win All ICA Political Communication Awards

Columbia, Mo. (June 1, 2003) — Four Missouri School of Journalism graduate students won all of the awards for top student papers in the Political Communication Division at the International Communication Association (ICA) convention in May. The division honors just four graduate students each year, meaning Missouri swept this year’s awards. The four students were … Continued

MU Students Study How to Market Marshall

By Jenny Bryers The Marshall Democrat-News Marshall, Mo. (May 30, 2003) — Hoping to draw in customers, in the case of local business owners, or high grades, for University of Missouri-Columbia marketing students, the two groups have brainstormed advertising ideas all week. The marketing class of four, including Mizzou undergraduate and graduate students, set up … Continued

School Secures Two New Grants for Health Communication Projects

Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2003) — The Missouri School of Journalism is emerging as a national leader in health communications research. In April alone the School secured $850,000 in federal grant money to fund cancer communication research projects. Professor Glen Cameron, PhD, who holds the Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research and teaches strategic … Continued

MU Journalism Graduates 335 Students

Columbia, Mo. (May 15, 2003) — For 335 students at the Missouri School of Journalism, May means not only the end of another busy school year but the end of their time at MU and the beginning of a whole new chapter in their lives. On Saturday, May 17, the Hearnes Center Field House will be … Continued – Best in the Midwest

Columbia, Mo. (April 28, 2003) — KOMU‘s website has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for the best small-market TV Web site in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. The award, which is given by the Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), recognizes Web sites that offer timely news and original content while maximizing the use of … Continued