Missouri Journalism Students Receive Society of Professional Journalists’ Regional, National Awards

Vox Magazine a Finalist for Best Student Magazine Columbia, Mo. (July 18, 2019) — The Society of Professional Journalists‘ recognized several students from the Missouri School of Journalism in its regional and national Mark of Excellence contests earlier this year for top content. The local work was published in the students’ respective newsrooms – KBIA-FM, … Continued

Career Awareness Day to Focus on the Importance of Storytelling

The ‘Communicating News About Science and Agriculture’ Conference Will Be Held on Friday, Nov. 15, in Chillicothe Columbia, Mo. (June 28, 2019) — An upcoming career awareness day for high school students will focus on the importance of storytelling in sharing news and information. The one-day conference, “Communicating News About Science and Agriculture,” will be … Continued

KBIA, KOMU Win 23 Honors at the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards

The annual contest honors outstanding journalism published in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. Columbia, Mo. (June 17, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism took home an impressive number of awards – 23 in total – from the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards banquet held earlier this month. KBIA won 18 awards, … 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

School to Recognize 532 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

The Program Will Begin at 6 p.m., Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena Columbia, Mo. (May 2, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 532 May and August graduates at its 6 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. Seating is open, and no … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 8 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

The Radio and Television Digital News Association Awards Recognize the Best in Electronic Journalism Columbia, Mo. (April 30, 2019) — The Radio and Television Digital News Association has awarded KBIA-FM six prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards for its work as a small-market radio station and one in the large-market category in Region 5 . KOMU-TV … 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