6 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Internships

The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Princeton, N.J. (May 18, 2017) — Six Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 85 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund data and business internships for this summer. They will work … Continued

Kara Tabor Wins 2017 Google News Lab Fellowship

She Is One of Eight Students Selected Nationally; Will Serve as an Intern with the Center for Investigative Reporting By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (March 23, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism master’s student Kara Tabor is one of eight students from across the country to be chosen for the highly selective 2017 Google News … 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

2 Master’s Students Selected for Dow Jones News Fund Data Journalism Program

School, Investigative Reporters and Editors to Serve as National Training Site for Summer Interns By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (March. 9, 2017) — Two Missouri School of Journalism master’s students have been selected for Dow Jones News Fund summer internships. They are among 18 students who will work as data journalists in newsrooms across the … Continued

Master’s Student Named 2017 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow

Riley Beggin to Work at ABC News Washington Bureau in the Spring By JoEllen Grohs Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 7, 2016) — Riley Beggin, a Missouri School of Journalism master’s student, will be the 2017 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow at ABC News in Washington, D.C. The Kaplan fellowship was founded by ABC News anchor Sam Donaldson to … Continued

Francisco Vara-Orta Is One of Five Selected for Inaugural ProPublica Scholarship

The Graduate Student Will Receive Funding to Attend the National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists Annual Meeting in DC New York (May 27, 2016) — Francisco Vara-Orta is one of five recipients of the first-ever ProPublica NAHJ/NABJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists) scholarship. Vara-Orta is a graduate student … Continued

8 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Editing Internships

The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Princeton, N.J. (May 16, 2016) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 97 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund editing and reporting internships for this summer. They will work … Continued

Master’s Student Kasia Kovacs Wins 2016 Atwater Prize

The Annual Award Recognizes Outstanding Writing Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Kasia Kovacs is the 2016 winner of the Atwater Prize. The award provides a $500 stipend to one elite writing student each year. Kovacs submitted three articles that were published in the Columbia Missourian to the contest. … Continued

Mark Horvit to Lead School’s State Government Reporting Program

He Will Create a New Model for Statehouse Coverage, Involve School’s 7 Professional Newsrooms Columbia, Mo. (March 24, 2016) — Dean David Kurpius has named Associate Professor Mark Horvit to lead the School’s State Government Reporting Program in Jefferson City, effective Aug. 15. He succeeds Phill Brooks, who directed the program from 1972 until his … 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