Jennifer Mosbrucker Awarded O.O. McIntyre Fellowship

The honor is the highest postgraduate award offered by the School. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 19, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism alumna Jennifer Mosbrucker, BJ ’19, has won the O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the Missouri School of Journalism. The program’s one-year, $12,000 stipend allows a recent graduate to delve … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students and Alumni to Present More Than 60 Papers at AEJMC Conference

Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present more than 60 peer-reviewed research papers at the AEJMC conference Aug. 7-10 in Toronto, Canada. Dean David Kurpius will co-host a reception along with several SEC schools for convention-goers from 6:45-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Six papers earned … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Launches New Investigative Fellowship Program To Support Authors

Missouri School of Journalism students will work directly with authors through graduate assistantships or as part of their coursework, getting hands-on experience in the techniques, methods and ethics of investigative journalism. Christopher Leonard, BJ ’98, will serve as executive director of the program. The Watchdog Writers Group will provide stipends to authors and give students … Continued

Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

Effective immediately, Missouri Journalism Professor Stacey Woelfel has been named as the new director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Columbia, Mo. (July 10, 2019) — Stacey Woelfel, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be adding some new oversight … Continued

4 to Receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service

Winners of the 2019 the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service are Dean Baquet, Burrell Communications Group, Stanley Nelson and Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05. 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 … Continued

KBIA Wins Three Awards during Public Radio News Directors Incorporated Conference in Washington, D.C.

KBIA staff member Kristofor Husted (left) and Missouri Journalism graduate student Kathryn Palmer came in second and first, respectively, at the recent 2019 Public Radio News Directors Incorporated conference in Washington, D.C. Aviva Okeson-Haberman, BJ ’19, (center) spoke to high school students for another feature, “Beyond the Ballot,” which took second place for Best Collaborative … Continued

KBIA, KOMU Win 23 Honors at the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards

Video producer Travis McMillen (at left) and on-air host/producer Aaron Hay struggle to hold all 23 of the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America trophies awarded to the KBIA 91.3 FM and KOMU-TV 8 newsrooms, real-world media outlets that serve as learning laboratories for Missouri School of Journalism students. The annual contest honors outstanding … Continued

Hands-On Investigative Reporting Project Leads Missouri Attorney General to Launch New Probe

During their senior year at Mizzou, Kyra Haas and Aviva Okeson-Haberman began developing a story that took their reporting in unanticipated directions, requiring them to file multiple Sunshine Law requests after they noticed a disparity between the data and their anecdotal experiences speaking directly with Missourians who had attempted to use the state’s adult abuse … Continued

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

Missouri Journalism alumnus Jon Beltrano of Batavia, Illinois, and senior Sarai Vega of Kansas City, Kansas, were recently awarded fellowships to produce brand journalism and assist with content marketing through a partnership between the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Missouri Business Alert, which is headquartered at the J-School. Fellowship Program Expanded After Partnering with Missouri … Continued