4 to Receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service

The Ceremony Will Take Place on Wednesday, Oct. 2, on the University of Missouri Campus Columbia, Mo. (July 9, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2019 recipients of the prestigious Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service. The three individuals and one agency will receive their medal during an evening reception and … Continued

Senior, Recent J-School Graduate to Receive Hands-On Brand Journalism Experience via Kauffman Fellowships

Fellowship Program Expanded After Partnering with Missouri Business Alert in 2018 By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (June 3, 2019) — Recent Missouri School of Journalism graduate Jon Beltrano, BJ ’19, and senior Sarai Vega have been awarded Kauffman Fellowships through a partnership between the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Missouri Business Alert. Fellows spend up … Continued

Students Gain Hands-On Experience Developing Campaigns to Attract Audiences to Boxing

Fox Sports has option to implement winning team’s marketing ideas By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (May 29, 2019) — Four undergraduate strategic communication teams gained hands-on marketing experience this spring as they developed national marketing campaigns to increase viewership of Premier Boxing Champions on Fox Sports. As part of its Fox Sports University (FSU) program, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Students Gain Hands-On Experience Working for Fee-Based Clients

AdZou’s Impact? $5,000 in One Day. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2019) — Twenty-eight teams consisting of 211 strategic communication seniors from the Missouri School of Journalism tackled creative marketing and advertising campaigns for 18 local and regional clients this semester as part of AdZou, the School’s fully-integrated strategic communication agency. The seven- … Continued

Professor Suzette Heiman Named 2019 MJEA Friend of Scholastic Journalism

Annual Award Is Given for Making a Significant Contribution to Scholastic Journalism Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2019) — Suzette Heiman, strategic communication professor at the School of Journalism, has been named the 2019 Missouri Journalism Education Association (MJEA) Friend of Scholastic Journalism for her work in supporting student journalists from all corners of Missouri. The … Continued

Journalism Professor named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advertising

Shelly Rodgers to serve three-year term. Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been selected as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Advertising (JA). Rodgers is only the third woman and the first individual at the University of Missouri to serve as editor-in-chief in … Continued

Advertising Scholar on Consumer Behavior to Present on Tuesday, March 19

Ron Faber Will Talk on Compulsive Buying and Understanding the Harmful Behavior Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2019) — Ron Faber, an internationally recognized scholar and author, will lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program. Faber will give his presentation, “Attempting to Understand Compulsive Buying: A 25 … Continued

3 Missouri Students Selected for AAF’s 2019 ‘Most Promising Multicultural Students Program’

Strategic Communication Undergrads Will Spend Four Days in February Interviewing and Networking in New York City Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2018) — Three Missouri School of Journalism undergraduates have been selected for the 2019 Most Promising Multicultural Students Program sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. AAF’s program promotes diversity in the workplace and helps connect … Continued