Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán Named 2019 AJHA Rising Scholar Award Winner

Assistant Professor Cristina Mislan is the winner of the 2019 Rising Scholar Award given by the American Journalism Historians Association. The Rising Scholar honoree is chosen annually by the editors of American Journalism. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2019) — The editors of American Journalism, the peer-reviewed quarterly journal of the American Journalism Historians Association, have … Continued

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

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

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

3 Missouri Journalism students awarded Dow Jones News Fund internships

Missouri students Theo DeRosa, Ashley Jones and Yue Stella Yu are among 79 undergraduate and graduate students chosen nationwide for a highly prestigious Dow Jones News Fund data and business internship this summer. Program includes paid summer internship and $1,000 scholarship for returning students. Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2019) — Three Missouri School of Journalism … Continued