Missouri Business Alert Launches a Free E-newsletter for Entrepreneurs

Missouri Journalism Students Staff ‘The Weekend Accelerator’ Columbia, Mo. (July 6, 2016) — Missouri Business Alert, a student-staffed, professionally-managed online business news publication housed in the Missouri School of Journalism, announces the launch of its latest news offering, The Weekend Accelerator. The first issue of the free e-newsletter, which focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation in … Continued

Foreign Press Association Awards Aleksandr Gorbachev $10,000 First Place Scholarship

The Russian Journalist and Fulbright Fellow’s Thesis Was on Business Models of American Digital Longform Publications New York (May 20, 2016) — Aleksandr Gorbachev, MA ’16, has won the first place prize of $10,000 from the Foreign Press Association Scholarship Fund. He was one of five international students to be recognized at the organization’s May … Continued

8 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Editing Internships

The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Princeton, N.J. (May 16, 2016) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 97 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund editing and reporting internships for this summer. They will work … Continued

Economic Journalism Students Visit St. Louis Federal Reserve

The Bank’s Senior Economist Briefed the Group During Their Visit Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2016) — Nine Missouri School of Journalism students in a general economics class at the University of Missouri recently visited the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. MU’s general economics course is required for journalism students, and there is a designated section designed … Continued

Asian-American Journalists Association Students Interview Lead Investigative Editor

Marty Baron Oversaw 2002 Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal; Interview Adds Depth to Academy Award-Winning Film ‘Spotlight’ By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (April 7, 2016) — Members of Asian-American Journalists Association (AAJA) Mizzou interviewed Marty Baron, who was the lead editor of the Boston Globe investigative reporting team at the time of the 2002 Catholic … Continued

Senior Jacob Steimer Wins National Business Journalism Award

The Competition Is Sponsored by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Columbia, Mo. (March 18, 2016) — Jacob Steimer, a senior studying business and economics journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, was named a finalist in the prestigious Best in Business competition for a story he did while interning for The Charlotte … Continued

Forbes Partners with School-Based Foundation to Offer Edit Fellowship to Forbes Foreign Reporter

Recipient of the Forbes Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship at the Missouri School of Journalism Is Thobile Hans, Forbes Africa Published by Forbes Business Feb. 22, 2016 New York (February 22, 2016) — Forbes Media announced today its partnership with U.S. Journalism Foundation Alfred Friendly Press Partners to offer an editorial fellowship in the U.S. … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Selected to Attend Economic Data Workshop in DC

Weeklong Conference Helped Build an Understanding of US Government Economic Date Washington (Jan. 21, 2016) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students and a convergence journalism senior were chosen to attend a recent weeklong conference on understanding U.S. government economic data. The three – Zivile Raskauskaite, a master’s student in broadcast journalism, Moqiu (May) … Continued

Kauffman Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Missouri Business Alert

Grant Will Expand Awareness of Missouri’s Entrepreneurial Communities, Services and Accomplishments Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2016) — The Kauffman Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Missouri Business Alert to help improve business coverage across the state of Missouri. “The Missouri Business Alert is an innovative blend of education and reporting that is working to … Continued

Master’s Student Receives $4,000 Scholarship for Business Reporting

The Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting Helps Tatiana Darie Travel Abroad, Pay Tuition Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2015) — Tatiana Darie is the 2015 recipient of the Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting. Darie is a Missouri School of Journalism master’s student focusing her studies on reporting for television, radio and digital communication. So … Continued