4 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Internships

Missouri Journalism recipients of the prestigious Dow Jones News Fund internships are (clockwise from top-left) seniors Nancy Coleman, Kathryn Hardison, Tess Vrbin and alumna Dariya Tsyrenzhapova, BJ ’10, MA ’18. The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2018) — Four Missouri School of Journalism students … Continued

Student Teams at CDiG Competition Offer Real-World Industry Solutions

Judges at this year’s CDiG student competition (top) had their hands full sifting through an impressive set of entries. Ultimately, Team Missourian won for their strategies designed to address a newspaper budgetary shortfall. From left, team mentor Les Borgmeyer, students Shraddha Hegde, Emily Rackers and Alexander Starkey. Winning Team Offers Practical Solutions to Address Newspaper … Continued

Recent Photojournalism Graduate Kayla Wolf Competing for National Hearst Award

Over the course of two years, recent alumna Kayla Wolf, BJ ’17, documented the daily reality of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, building a personal relationship with the Cottles that in many ways became even more significant than her photojournalism capstone project. Earning Respect and Trust Lent Wolf’s ‘Last Best Day’ Images Particular Intimacy By Jennifer Nelson … Continued

Missouri Strategic Communication Students Plan and Conduct Regional Spelling Bee

A team of 12 strategic communication students, under the direction of instructor Lauren Eisleben, planned and executed the Columbia Missourian Regional Scripps National Spelling Bee, held March 13. Event Provided J-Schoolers with Real Work Experience in PR, Event Planning and Promotion By Nate Brown Reynolds Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2018) — The highlight … Continued

Print and Digital News Senior Hannah Black Wins $2,000 Homer L. Hall Scholarship

Print and digital news senior Hannah Black says that winning the Homer Hall scholarship will allow her to forgo a part-time job and focus on community storytelling. Her ‘Community Beat’ Reporting Was Cited for Both Novelty and Sense of Connection Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism print and digital news senior … Continued

Senior Tashan Reed selected for National Sports Journalism Institute

Senior Tashan Reed will intern with The Commercial Appeal in Memphis. He will serve an 8-week paid summer internship at Commercial Appeal By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (Jan 24, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Tashan Reed is one of 14 students from across the country to be chosen for the 2018 Sports Journalism … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students to Gain Hands-On Experience Covering Dec. 27 Bowl Game

At top, the KOMU-TV team. Left to right: senior Joey Schneider; Randy Reeves, KOMU news director; seniors Ben Burke, Chelsea Haynes, Justin Kollar and Matt Vereen. Bottom-left, the team from the Columbia Missourian. Left to right: juniors Peter Baugh, Tyler Kraft and Anne Rogers. Inset at lower-right: Emil Lippe, senior. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. … Continued

Missourian Wins 57 Awards in Missouri Press Association Contest

Competing with newspapers with a circulation of 5,000 to 15,000, the Columbia Missourian won the coveted Gold Cup award (given for amassing the most points in its class in the competition) for the seventh year in a row. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2017) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 57 awards at this … Continued