David Rees Named to Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 30, 2018) — David Rees received a C-plus on a photo class assignment in 1974. Undeterred, he continued his graduate studies, which led to a decades-long career behind the lens and in front of the classroom. On Oct. 18, he was inducted into the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame. … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Tackle Learning Tennis Reporting in Foreign Culture

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2018) Travel to China. Check! Report on a major professional tennis tournament, hosting 300,000 people and broadcasting to 60 countries. Check! Try my hand at sports reporting. Check! Get out of my comfort zone to expand my skills. Check! These are just some of the things Missouri School … Continued

Journalism Undergrad Co-Publishes Research in Academic Journal

For Caroline Dade, Research ‘Bridges Gap’ between Academia and Journalism Industry By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 6, 2018) — Tucked among the names of graduate students and professors listed in a recent issue of the academic research journal “Media Practice and Education” is undergraduate journalism student Caroline Dade. The Rogersville, Missouri, native contributed to … Continued

Journalism School to Host ‘A Conversation on Climate Change’

Amy Martin and Nathaniel Rich Will Discuss Their Work Documenting Effects of Climate Change and Ways Forward Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism will welcome radio journalist and podcast producer Amy Martin and writer/author Nathaniel Rich to campus Sept. 19-21. The visit is part of the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship … Continued

Jamie Grey Nominated for Emmy in the Crime/Single Story/Series Category

Nomination Places J-School Instructor’s Work Head-to-Head with Major News Outlets in St. Louis, Kansas City Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 20, 2018) — Former assistant professor and managing editor at KOMU-TV Jamie Grey has been nominated for an Emmy award. Her nominated entry, “A Punch and a Police Report,” first aired on KOMU, the University of Missouri-owned … Continued

Business Journalism Chair Honored for His Commitment to International Education

Randy Smith Cited for His Support of Training and Placement Opportunities for Students Around the World By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (July 26, 2018) — Journalism professor Randy Smith, BJ ’74, was recently honored with the 2018 C. Brice Ratchford Memorial Fellowship Award for his contributions and commitment to international journalism education. The University of … Continued

Top Awards and Numerous Paper Presentations Among Missouri’s Highlights at Upcoming Academic Conference

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention Will Be Held Aug. 6-9 in Washington, D.C. Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2018) — Top awards, numerous paper presentations and a reception will be among the highlights for Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni attending the annual Association for Education in Journalism and … Continued

Four Journalism Faculty Awarded Hearst Fellowship Grants

The Two-Year, $150,000 Grant Funds Faculty Salary Supplements and Support for Research Columbia, Mo. (June 27, 2018) — Four University of Missouri Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant. The fellowships provide salary enhancement and program and research funding. The Hearst Faculty Fellowships were established in 2017 at … Continued