David Rees Named to Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame

At left, photojournalism Professor Emeritus David Rees displays his commemorative plaque after being inducted into the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame. Rees is joined by fellow inductees Thelma Blumberg and Dave Marner. By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 30, 2018) — David Rees received a C-plus on a photo class assignment in 1974. Undeterred, he … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Tackle Learning Tennis Reporting in Foreign Culture

To help provide English-language coverage of the China Open tennis tournament, several Missouri School of Journalism students recently got well outside their comfort zone by traveling to Beijing and picking up tips from veteran journalists from around the world. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2018) Travel to China. Check! Report on a major … Continued

Journalism Undergrad Co-Publishes Research in Academic Journal

Missouri junior Caroline Dade, who admits she likes dense academic reports, says she has enjoyed being able to “bridge a gap” between the journalism industry and academia with her research. For Caroline Dade, Research ‘Bridges Gap’ between Academia and Journalism Industry By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 6, 2018) — Tucked among the names of … Continued

Journalism School to Host ‘A Conversation on Climate Change’

Radio journalist and podcast producer Amy Martin and writer/author Nathaniel Rich are scheduled to host a joint lecture, “A Conversation on Climate Change,” at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20 in Fisher Auditorium, Gannett Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Amy Martin and Nathaniel Rich Will Discuss Their Work Documenting Effects of … Continued

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

For her Emmy-nominated story for KOMU, former assistant professor Jamie Grey utilized multiple body camera videos and video depositions as well as shot portions of the story using just her iPad. 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 … Continued

Business Journalism Chair Honored for His Commitment to International Education

Missouri Journalism alumni and Professor Randall Smith, BJ ’74, was recently honored with the 2018 C. Brice Ratchford Memorial Fellowship for his work creating education and training opportunities for students both in the U.S. and abroad. Randy Smith Cited for His Support of Training and Placement Opportunities for Students Around the World By Jennifer Nelson … Continued

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

The annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention will be held in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6-9. Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius will host a reception for convention-goers from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in room W107, at the Renaissance Hotel Downtown. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention … Continued

Four Journalism Faculty Awarded Hearst Fellowship Grants

Four University of Missouri Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant. Clockwise from top-left, Ryan Famuliner, Keith Greenwood, Jeimmie Nevalga and Laura Johnston will received supplemental support as they work to enhance the Missouri Method, the J-School’s foundational approach to learning. The Two-Year, $150,000 Grant Funds Faculty Salary … Continued