Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

Effective immediately, Missouri Journalism Professor Stacey Woelfel has been named as the new director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Columbia, Mo. (July 10, 2019) — Stacey Woelfel, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be adding some new oversight … Continued

Career Awareness Day to Focus on the Importance of Storytelling

High school students will have an opportunity to hear from experts on storytelling in science, agriculture, journalism and communication-related areas at the “Communicating News About Science and Agriculture” conference on Friday, Nov. 15, in Chillicothe, Mo. Registration opens on Monday, Sept. 9. The ‘Communicating News About Science and Agriculture’ Conference Will Be Held on Friday, … Continued

Associate Professor Berkley Hudson Awarded $150,000 National Endowment for Humanities Grant

O.N. Pruitt worked as a white photographer in the racially-segregated town of Columbus, Mississippi, from 1915-1960. Pruitt’s photographs provide context for Southern history and culture as well as racial violence, depicting everything from river baptisms, family picnics to public executions and the 1935 lynching of two African American farmers. Project Will Create a Series of … Continued

Documentary Journalism Students to Premier Their Films at Third Annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival on May 15 at the Missouri Theater

University of Missouri documentary journalism students will get to see their films have their world premiere next week as the third annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival comes to the historic Missouri Theater on Wednesday, May 15, beginning at 2 p.m. Admission to all films is free (no tickets required) and is open to the … Continued

Professor Emeritus Receives Distinguished Service to Broadcast Journalism Award

In recognition of his 50-plus year career as reporter, producer, anchor, newsroom manager, professor and consultant, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication has named Professor Emeritus Kent Collins as the 2019 recipient of the Edward L. Bliss Award for distinguished service to broadcast journalism education. Kent Collins Named Edward L. Bliss Award … Continued

Visual Arts Showcase Allows Photojournalism Student to Display Her Artistic Side

Encouraged as a high schooler to pursue art school, photojournalism sophomore and second-year Discovery Fellow Emmalee Reed chose instead to pursue her creative side via real-world media outlets at the Missouri School of Journalism. Emmalee Reed and Two Other J-Schoolers Among 50 Competing for $8K in Professional Development Awards By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Feb. … Continued

Stacey Woelfel to Be Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association

Stacey Woelfel, professor and director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be recognized as a faculty honoree by the Mizzou Alumni Association at its 51st annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony Nov. 9 on the MU campus. Annual MAA Recognition Celebrates Outstanding Service and Professional Accomplishments Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2018) — The … Continued