KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 13 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV have won 13 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for the best electronic journalism produced in Region 5, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. The International Competition Recognizes the Best Electronic Journalism Produced by Radio, TV and Online News Organizations Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2017) — Two student-staffed newsrooms at the Missouri … Continued

Graduate Student Sky Chadde Wins Don Romero Prize

Graduate student Sky Chadde, BJ ’14, is the winner of the 2017 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing. The Award Recognizes Outstanding Magazine Writing By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (April 28, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Sky Chadde, BJ ’14, is the winner of the 2017 Don Romero Prize for outstanding … Continued

BBC Radio Visits with Dean Kurpius About Challenges Facing Journalists

Missouri School of Journalism Dean David Kurpius said well-trained journalists are the key to entering a new “Golden Age” of reporting during his remarks to the Missouri-Hurley Symposium, held March 9 at the National Press Club in Washington. Emerging Technologies, Social Media Give Citizens Access to Information Washington (March 13, 2017) — BBC newsreader Charissa Chadderton … Continued

Emily O’Connor Awarded $2,000 Homer L. Hall Scholarship

Senior Emily O’Connor is the 2016 recipient of the $2,000 Homer L. Hall Scholarship. The Scholarship Honors a Former Missouri High School Newspaper Adviser Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 28, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Emily O’Connor has been named the 2016 recipient of the Homer L. Hall Scholarship. O’Connor, who is concentrating her studies in … Continued

KOMU-TV News Wins 9 Awards from the Kansas City Press Club

Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2016) — KOMU-TV was honored with nine awards from the Kansas City Press Club at its annual Heart of America awards ceremony on July 9 in Kansas City. The Press Club is the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The station is the only university-owned commercial television station in … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins 16 Awards from the Kansas City Press Club

Alumnus Dick Nelson Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award Kansas City (July 20, 2016) — KBIA won 16 awards from the Kansas City Press Club in its annual Heart of America Awards. The contest honors outstanding journalism published in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. The Kansas City Press Club, the local chapter of the Society of … 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

ASNE and Missouri School of Journalism Develop Unique Training Resources for High Schools

24 Ready-to-Present Online Modules Available Now By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (April 6, 2016) — The American Society of News Editors collaborated with Missouri School of Journalism faculty and staff to develop journalism training resources for secondary-school teachers and students. “Both the novice and experienced journalism teacher can take their student media program to the … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Selected as Great Plains Journalism Awards Finalists

Graduate Student Kasia Kovacs Named Student Writer of the Year, Wins $1,250 Scholarship By Ashley Szatala Tulsa, Oklahoma (April 4, 2016) — The Tulsa Press Club has named five Missouri School of Journalism students as finalists for the 2016 Great Plains Journalism Awards, and the press club has recognized one University of Missouri faculty member … Continued

Broadcast Senior Andrea Gonzales Awarded $10,000 Kaplan Fellowship

She Will Spend the Spring Semester at the ABC News Washington Bureau By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 4, 2015) — Andrea Gonzales, a broadcast journalism senior, will head to Washington, D.C., in the spring as the Missouri School of Journalism’s David Kaplan Memorial Fellow. Students selected for the program spend the semester working behind … Continued