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

Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

Stacey Woelfel, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be adding some new oversight duties to his portfolio as the new director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. In this role, Woelfel will be overseeing the institute’s four-drone fleet, … 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

London Internship Provides Opportunity for Missouri Student to Help Compile ‘Royal Baby Bible’ for CBS News-London Correspondents

Convergence reporting class helped prepare junior Caroline Watkins for fast-paced reporting environment. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2019) — As they were reporting on the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s child, CBS News correspondents based in London turned to the “Royal Baby Bible,” a resource packed with information compiled by a … 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

Professor Emeritus Receives Distinguished Service to Broadcast Journalism Award

Kent Collins Named Edward L. Bliss Award Winner for Significant Contributions Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2019) — Professor Emeritus Kent Collins is the 2019 recipient of the Edward L. Bliss Award for distinguished service to broadcast journalism education by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The award will be presented to … Continued

12 Journalism Students Selected for Mizzou ’39 Honors

Seniors Recognized for Their Leadership, Service and Academic Achievements Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 27, 2019) — Twelve Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 39 selected for Mizzou ’39. The award, given by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board, recognizes 39 outstanding seniors across all majors for their leadership, service and academic achievement throughout their … 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