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

Winners Announced in the 75th Annual Pictures of the Year International Competition

Approximately 40,000 Images and Multimedia Projects Were Submitted from Nearly 100 Countries Columbia, Mo. (March 2, 2018) — The judging process for the 75th annual Pictures of the Year International competition has been completed, and the winners announced. For 2018, nearly 40,000 images and hundreds of multimedia projects were submitted. Every year, seasoned photo editors … Continued

O.O. McIntyre Fellow Will Tell Stories About Child Marriages in European Countries

Zivile Raskauskaite, MA ’16, Wins $12,000 Stipend to Fund Her Reporting and Writing Project Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2017) – Alumna Zivile Raskauskaite, MA ’16, is the winner of the 2017 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the Missouri School of Journalism. The program’s one-year, $12,000 stipend allows a recent graduate … Continued

Professional Journalists Pair Up Students in Missouri and India for Reporting Project

Their Multimedia Stories Will Be Published in Both Countries at the End of the Semester By Elizabeth Cassidy Columbia, Mo. (March 27, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism students are building global understanding with the U.S./India Reporting Project, which pairs U.S. and Indian journalism students to create international stories. Nineteen Missouri journalism students first met … Continued

BBC Radio Visits with Dean Kurpius About Challenges Facing Journalists

Emerging Technologies, Social Media Give Citizens Access to Information Washington (March 13, 2017) — BBC newsreader Charissa Chadderton visited with Dean David Kurpius after the March 9 Missouri-Hurley Symposium on Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting. The symposium, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., was sponsored by the Missouri … Continued

Missouri Journalism Senior Wins Prestigious OPC Foundation Award

Uliana Pavlova’s Winning Essay Was Written During Her Study Abroad Experience in Brussels New York City (March 7, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Uliana Pavlova, who is majoring in business convergence journalism, was awarded an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2017 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon held at the Yale … Continued

Documentary Journalism Student Wins International Video Contest

Suzy Le Bel’s Top Entry Focused on How the Campus Energy Plant Works By Yue Tang Miami (Feb. 13, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Suzy Le Bel won first place in the Campus Energy 2017 Student Video Contest sponsored by the International District Energy Association. The Dallas native is studying documentary journalism. The … Continued

New Partnership to Strengthen Science, Health, Environmental Journalism Announced

The School Will Join Forces with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in a Multi-Year Program Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 5, 2017) — The Missouri School of Journalism will join forces with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to enhance the School’s emphasis on science, health and environmental journalism in a multi-year program. The Smith/Patterson Science … Continued

DC Philanthropists Fund Missouri Journalism Fellowship for Indian Reporter

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14, 2016) — The Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Foundation has made a significant donation to Alfred Friendly Press Partners. The monies will fund a fellowship in 2017 for an enterprising young reporter from India who will spend six months training at the Missouri School of Journalism and working on the staff … Continued