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

Global Journalist Wins Two ‘Telly’ Awards for Online Videos

Student-Produced Episodes Net Silver Trophies Among 12,000 Entries Nationwide Columbia, Mo. (May 23, 2018) — Two Global Journalist programs produced by students and staff at the Missouri School of Journalism and KBIA/Mid-Missouri Public Radio have been honored for online video production by the 39th Annual Telly Awards. Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor video … Continued

Ernest Zhang Named Recipient of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Nominators Cited His Dedication and Professionalism Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2018) — Ernest Zhang, director of China Programs for the Missouri School of Journalism, is the 2018 winner of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award. He was named during a recognition ceremony on May 4 in the Palmer Room at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Missouri … Continued

Master’s Student Receives Scholar Award from the Overseas Press Club Foundation

Suman Naishadham Honored at NYC Luncheon, Reception at Reuters By Jane Reilly Overseas Press Club of America New York City (March 21, 2018) — Suman Naishadham, a journalism graduate student at the University of Missouri, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2018 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon held at the Yale … Continued

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

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 Hannah Black has been named the 2018 recipient of the Homer L. Hall Scholarship. A native of Independence, Missouri, Black has spent the better part of the … Continued

J-School’s ‘Global Journalist’ Signs Distribution Agreement with KMUD Radio in Northern California

Programming Includes International News, Challenges to a Free Press and Human Rights Issues Nov. 1, 2017 (Columbia, Mo.) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s “Global Journalist” program has signed a one-year rebroadcasting agreement with KMUD/Redwood Community Radio in northern California. The half-hour news talk program featuring coverage of under-reported international news and human rights issues … Continued

11 Graduate Students Receive $3,000 White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarships

The Group Was Honored by Top Journalists and Other Dignitaries at the Organization’s Annual Dinner Washington (June 5, 2017) — Eleven Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, selected as White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship recipients, received a $3,000 grant to study in Washington, D.C., during the 2016-17 academic year. They and the 13 other recipients … Continued