Missouri School of Journalism Launches New Investigative Fellowship Program To Support Authors

The Watchdog Writers Group will provide stipends to authors and give students hands-on experience in investigative journalism. Columbia, Mo. (July 24, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism is launching a groundbreaking fellowship program to support authors as they write in-depth print journalism projects while also training future generations of investigative reporters. The Watchdog Writers … Continued

Hands-On Investigative Reporting Project Leads Missouri Attorney General to Launch New Probe

Classroom Project for Real-World Media Outlets Reinforces the Importance of ‘Following Up on Everything’ By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (June 4, 2019) — A recent investigative story published by Kyra Haas, BJ ’19, and Aviva Okeson-Haberman, BJ ’19, about service failures of Missouri’s adult abuse hotline prompted an investigation by the Missouri Attorney General‘s office. … Continued

3 Missouri Journalism students awarded Dow Jones News Fund internships

Program includes paid summer internship and $1,000 scholarship for returning students. Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2019) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 79 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) data and business internships for this summer. Winning students will work … Continued

Journalism Students Gain Hands-On Experience While Providing Statehouse Coverage to News Outlets Across the State

Undergraduate Reporters Provide Political News for 226 MPA Member Publications Statewide By Jennifer Nelson Each week, Missouri School of Journalism senior Aviva Okeson-Haberman makes at least one 49-mile round-trip from the School’s campus in Columbia to the state’s capitol in Jefferson City. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, she made two trips between classes so she could … Continued

NewsPro Names Associate Professor Mark Horvit a 2019 Noteworthy Journalism Educator

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 28, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Mark Horvit was named one of 10 journalism’s top educators in the nation for his dedication to investigative journalism. Crain’s NewsPro named Horvit a 2019 Noteworthy Journalism Educator. The winners were nominated by readers and members of the Radio Television Digital News Association, … Continued

Senior Kaitlin Washburn Receives $1,000 Jane Geisse Scholarship in Investigative Reporting

Scholarship Recognizes Reporters Dedicated to Bringing Light to Issues Impacting the Public Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 6, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Kaitlin Washburn has received the Jane Geisse Scholarship in Investigative Reporting. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship. In her time as a J-School student, Washburn has brought transparency to campaign finances, exposed flaws … Continued

Senior Claire Mitzel Awarded $2,500 Homer L. Hall Scholarship

The Scholarship Honors a Former Missouri High School Newspaper Adviser Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 20, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Claire Mitzel has been named the 2019 recipient of the Homer L. Hall Scholarship. The Roanoke, Virginia, native has spent the past two years working as an assistant city editor and reporter for the … Continued

Missourian Wins 64 Missouri Press Association Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2018) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 64 awards Saturday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. The Missourian competed in the division of newspapers with circulations from 5,001 to 15,000 and won awards for written stories, photos, ongoing coverage, multimedia, graphics, design and projects published in … Continued