Missouri Journalism Senior Wins Prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Award

Daphne Psaledakis Among 16 Winners Chosen from 175 Applicants from 50 Colleges/Universities Nationwide New York City (March 6, 2019) — Daphne Psaledakis, a senior at the University of Missouri, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2019 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon held at the Yale Club in New York City. C.J. … Continued

Junior Claire Hassler Named Inaugural Recipient of $11,000 Jeanee von Essen Scholarship in International Journalism

Scholarship Honors the Groundbreaking Work of J-School Alumna Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Claire Hassler is the inaugural recipient of the Jeanee von Essen Scholarship in International Journalism. Hassler will receive $11,000 for the spring 2019 semester. Hassler, from Eden Prairie, Minn., is studying science, health and environmental convergence … Continued

Two-Person Reporting Team to Cover Nobel Prize Ceremonies in Wire-Service Pop-Up-Type Newsroom Setting

Event Will Be a ‘Demonstration’ for Future Collaboration Among Journalism School Newsrooms By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2018) — As Nobel laureate George Smith prepares to receive the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work he did at the University of Missouri, two Missouri Journalism seniors will have their own once-in-a-lifetime opportunity reporting … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Tackle Learning Tennis Reporting in Foreign Culture

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2018) Travel to China. Check! Report on a major professional tennis tournament, hosting 300,000 people and broadcasting to 60 countries. Check! Try my hand at sports reporting. Check! Get out of my comfort zone to expand my skills. Check! These are just some of the things Missouri School … Continued

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

Top Awards and Numerous Paper Presentations Among Missouri’s Highlights at Upcoming Academic Conference

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention Will Be Held Aug. 6-9 in Washington, D.C. Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2018) — Top awards, numerous paper presentations and a reception will be among the highlights for Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni attending the annual Association for Education in Journalism and … 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