School Announces New, Unique Approach to Tackling Industry Diversity Levels

Immersive Student Development, Diversity and Recruitment Program Creates a Pipeline to Prepare Diverse New Talent Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 25, 2016) — The University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Office of the Provost and the Mizzou Advantage initiative announce today a new, immersive education-industry recruiting and training effort designed to increase the representation of underserved communities … Continued

Mizzou Women in Media Wins Excellence Award

The Organization Showcases the Importance of Inclusion and Mentorship By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2016) — Mizzou Women in Media was awarded the 2015-16 Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Best New Organization. The group and its adviser, convergence journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons, were honored at an April 16 reception for recognition in excellence … 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

Speaker Tells Students to Use Data, Build Trust When Covering Race

Nikole Hannah-Jones Presents Reporting on Race in the Age of Black Lives Matter By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 29, 2016) — Throughout the fall semester, Missouri School of Journalism students received more on-the-job learning and training than some journalists gain in a decade. Demonstrations by Concerned Student 1950, administrative resignations and profiles of courage … Continued