Professor Robert Greene Nominated for Prestigious Documentary Award

Filmmaker Receives Second Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Directing at 10th Annual Cinema Eye Honors By Jacqueline LeBlanc Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2016) — Robert Greene, noted documentary filmmaker and filmmaker-in-chief at the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, was nominated for his second Outstanding Achievement in Directing award at the Cinema Eye Honors. … Continued

KOMU-TV News Wins 9 Awards from the Kansas City Press Club

Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2016) — KOMU-TV was honored with nine awards from the Kansas City Press Club at its annual Heart of America awards ceremony on July 9 in Kansas City. The Press Club is the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The station is the only university-owned commercial television station in … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins 16 Awards from the Kansas City Press Club

Alumnus Dick Nelson Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award Kansas City (July 20, 2016) — KBIA won 16 awards from the Kansas City Press Club in its annual Heart of America Awards. The contest honors outstanding journalism published in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. The Kansas City Press Club, the local chapter of the Society of … Continued

Photojournalism Master’s Student Wins International Award

Alexey Furman’s Award-Winning Work Features Injured Ukrainian Veterans Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2016) — A photojournalism master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism has gained international recognition for his work featuring injured Ukrainian veterans. Alexey Furman received the Grand Prize in the International Academic Forum 2016 Documentary Photography Award competition. Furman is a Ukrainian … Continued

Again: Missouri Students, Faculty, Staff Celebrate 560-Plus Annual Awards and Honors

Individual and School Achievements Represent the Highest Standards in Research, Multimedia, Writing and More Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Writing, design, research and more: For the second year in a row, Missouri School of Journalism students, faculty and staff earned more than 560 top awards, honors and other recognitions. “I have been amazed time … Continued

Graduate Student Wins Best Short Documentary Award at Film Festival

The 6-Minute Film About a Transgender Girl Has Been Shown at 5 Festivals Columbia, Mo. (May 26, 2016) — A documentary directed by Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Yuting Jiang won the Best Short Documentary award at the QFest NJ LGBT Film and Digital Media Festival in April. The film, “Mazy,” is about a … Continued

12 Journalism Students, 1 Professor Tapped into Secret Honor Societies

Honorees Are Selected for Service, Leadership and Commitment to MU Community Columbia, Mo. (April 25, 2016) — Twelve Missouri School of Journalism students and one faculty member were among the 69 inducted into five secret societies at the 89th annual Tap Day at Jesse Auditorium on the University of Missouri campus. The event, organized by … Continued

Filmmaker Spike Lee Teaches Master Class to Documentary Journalism Students

Among the Highlights Were Insights About His Career and Advice for Students’ Futures Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2016) — Filmmaker Spike Lee gave advice to young journalists and filmmakers during a special master class for the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism. Lee was in Columbia on April … Continued

Documentary Journalism Students Premiere Short Film at True/False Festival

‘Concerned Student 1950’ Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Campus Protests During Fall 2015 By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (March 11, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism students Varun Bajaj, Adam Dietrich and Kellan Marvin premiered their short film “Concerned Student 1950” in front of an audience of True/False festival-goers in the Missouri Theatre. Original members … Continued

Documentaries by Professor, Alumnus Selected to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

‘Kate Plays Christine’ by Assistant Professor Robert Greene and ‘Speaking Is Difficult’ by AJ Schnack, BJ ’90, Will Open at the Utah Event in January By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2015) — “Kate Plays Christine,” a documentary by Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Robert Greene, and the documentary short “Speaking Is Difficult,” … Continued