Professor Suzette Heiman Named 2019 MJEA Friend of Scholastic Journalism

In recognition of her efforts supporting scholastic journalism for high school students across the state, the Missouri Journalism Education Association has named Professor Suzette Heiman as the recipient of its Friend of Scholastic Journalism Award. Heiman, center, is flanked by Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius and MJEA member Michelle Kennedy, publications adviser at Grain Valley … Continued

School to Recognize 532 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 532 May and August graduates at its 6 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena. The alumna speaker will be Elise Hu, BJ ’03, a Los Angeles-based correspondent and video host for NPR. Antoinette Miller will serve as master of ceremonies and the student speaker will … Continued

Journalists, Legal Experts Wrangle with the First Amendment and Social Media

At top right, Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of “Reliable Sources,” delivers the 2019 Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium keynote address. At bottom, Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism and event organizer Barbara Cochran and Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius listen attentively. Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. … Continued

Graduate Student Dan Schwartz is 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow

Master’s student Dan Schwartz is the winner of the 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship. Schwartz will use the fellowship to pursue a story in Peru examining Andean communities’ cultural connection with glaciers. Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, … Continued

Professor Emeritus Receives Distinguished Service to Broadcast Journalism Award

In recognition of his 50-plus year career as reporter, producer, anchor, newsroom manager, professor and consultant, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication has named Professor Emeritus Kent Collins as the 2019 recipient of the Edward L. Bliss Award for distinguished service to broadcast journalism education. Kent Collins Named Edward L. Bliss Award … Continued

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

Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, is the third woman and first individual from Mizzou to serve as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Advertising, a quarterly, peer-reviewed international academic journal covering advertising theories and their relationship with practice. Shelly Rodgers to serve three-year term. Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic … Continued

SEC Honors Strategic Communication Professor Shelly Rodgers with Faculty Achievement Award

Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, has been awarded the 2019 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Achievement award. The Honor Qualifies Rodgers as the University of Missouri Nominee for the SEC’s Professor of the Year Award Columbia, Mo. (March 28, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been … Continued