Dallas-area Alumni Celebrate the Launch of Nokia Ads Developed by Mizzou Students

Dallas (April 14, 2003) — Dallas-Fort Worth-area alumni and other guests gathered April 14 at La Cima Club, Irving, to celebrate the launch of two television ads developed by Missouri School of Journalism students for the Nokia 3650 phone. Debra Kennedy, Nokia, and Jack Smith, broadcast advertising course professor, discussed how two two-member teams designed … Continued

Missouri Journalism Student Design Selected for Juror Appreciation Week Poster

Columbia, Mo. (April 14, 2003) — Posters and lapel buttons designed by Missouri School of Journalism student, Erin McGowan, will be displayed and distributed at courthouses throughout the state during Juror Appreciation Week, April 28 – May 2, as a “thank you” to Missouri jurors for the important public service they perform. The Missouri Bar … Continued

Esther Thorson Receives Prestigious AAA Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 14, 2003) — Esther Thorson, PhD, associate dean for research and graduate studies at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, has received an Outstanding Contribution to Research Award from the American Academy of Advertising (AAA) for her 20 years of contributions to the field of advertising research. She is … Continued

Will Work For Credit: MU Journalism Students Create Ads For National Television

Columbia, Mo. (April 11, 2003) — College students spend countless hours working on class projects, preparing themselves for future career opportunities. For a number of advertising students at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, the chance to launch those careers and gain national exposure has arrived early. Last week, two Nokia … Continued

New Policy to Admit Some Students Directly from High School Announced

Columbia, Mo. (March 12, 2003) — The Missouri School of Journalism will admit some students directly from high school for the first time starting this spring. Students who identify themselves as journalism majors and are honors-eligible will be admitted directly to the School. The School also will admit, effective for the Fall 2003 semester, current … Continued

Student Awarded Prestigious AAF Internship

Columbia, Mo. (March 11, 2003) — Dionne Monet Lewis of Kansas City, a Missouri School of Journalism graduate student, will receive a 2003 AAF Vance L. Stickell Memorial Internship this summer. She is one of nine outstanding American Advertising Federation student members in the nation to be selected for this prestigious program. Program coordinator, John … Continued

Linda Eatherton of Ketchum Returns as a Professional in Residence

Columbia, Mo. (March 3, 2003) — Linda Eatherton will share tips and insights from her 20-plus years in public relations with students, faculty and staff of the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Professionals-in-Residence Program. She will present numerous lectures and information sharing sessions on campus and speak to the Mid-Missouri chapters … Continued

Betty Houchin Winfield Awarded Prestigious Curators’ Professorship

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2003) — Betty Houchin Winfield, PhD, a professor in the Missouri School of Journalism, has been awarded the University’s most prestigious designation, a Curators’ Professorship, for her outstanding scholarly work in political communication. She is the first professor in the School of Journalism to be awarded this appointment. Winfield, who also … Continued

Knight Professional-in-Residence Editing Fellowship Announced

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2003) — You’re a newsroom assigning editor or team leader who loves the work but longs for the time and chance to pursue new ideas. Maybe you want to take a creative risk or handle a big project a different way. Or you’re a senior reporter who’d like to try your … Continued