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

Fellowship Program Expanded After Partnering with Missouri Business Alert in 2018 By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (June 3, 2019) — Recent Missouri School of Journalism graduate Jon Beltrano, BJ ’19, and senior Sarai Vega have been awarded Kauffman Fellowships through a partnership between the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Missouri Business Alert. Fellows spend up … Continued

3 Missouri Journalism students awarded Dow Jones News Fund internships

Program includes paid summer internship and $1,000 scholarship for returning students. Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2019) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 79 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) data and business internships for this summer. Winning students will work … Continued

Grad Students Tasked with Solving Associated Press Challenge Win Business-Journalism Competition

Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2019) — A University of Missouri team of students tasked with increasing awareness, bringing in more customers and monetizing the health and science vertical at the Associated Press won the 10th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition. The competition brought together graduate students from the Missouri School of … 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

Journalism Student Takes Deep Dive into Research, Learns Time Management Skills as Discovery Fellow

Assessing Newspaper Pay Models, Anna Lewis Battled Poorly-Designed Websites While Balancing Other Coursework By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2018) — As a freshman interested in writing for a digital publication, University of Missouri undergraduate student Anna Lewis already has a basic grasp on pay models and their importance to the industry she’s considering. … Continued

Kauffman Foundation Grant Will Provide More Business Journalism Learning Opportunities for University of Missouri Students

Plans Include More Reporting Trips, Hiring More Paid Help and Additional Event Planning Opportunities By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 15, 2018) — Missouri Business Alert (MBA) will provide even more hands-on Missouri Method training opportunities for University of Missouri students with the help of a nearly-$200,000 grant received this spring from the Ewing Marion … Continued

Student Teams at CDiG Competition Offer Real-World Industry Solutions

Winning Team Offers Practical Solutions to Address Newspaper Budget Shortfall Columbia, Mo. (April 27, 2018) — A team of students from the Missouri School of Journalism and the University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business was chosen as the winning entry in the 9th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Center for the Digital … Continued