Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

Effective immediately, Missouri Journalism Professor Stacey Woelfel has been named as the new director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Columbia, Mo. (July 10, 2019) — 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 … Continued

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

Video producer Travis McMillen (at left) and on-air host/producer Aaron Hay struggle to hold all 23 of the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America trophies awarded to the KBIA 91.3 FM and KOMU-TV 8 newsrooms, real-world media outlets that serve as learning laboratories for Missouri School of Journalism students. The annual contest honors outstanding … Continued

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

During a particularly event-filled London internship, convergence journalism junior Caroline Watkins worked as part of a research team to compile what came to be known as the “Royal Baby Bible,” a resource that put relevant facts at the fingertips of CBS News correspondents as they were filing their reports on the birth of Prince Harry … Continued

School to Recognize 532 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

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. The alumna speaker will be Elise Hu, BJ ’03, a Los Angeles-based correspondent and video host for NPR. Antoinette Miller will serve as master of ceremonies and the student speaker will … Continued

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

Network affiliates – and working laboratories for Missouri Journalism students – KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV were awarded a total of eight prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards by the Radio and Television Digital News Association, recognizing the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. The Radio and Television Digital News … Continued

Professor Emeritus Receives Distinguished Service to Broadcast Journalism Award

In recognition of his 50-plus year career as reporter, producer, anchor, newsroom manager, professor and consultant, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication has named Professor Emeritus Kent Collins as the 2019 recipient of the Edward L. Bliss Award for distinguished service to broadcast journalism education. Kent Collins Named Edward L. Bliss Award … Continued

12 Journalism Students Selected for Mizzou ’39 Honors

Twelve J-School students were selected for Mizzou ’39, an annual award recognizing 39 outstanding seniors across all majors for their leadership, service and academic achievement throughout their time at the University of Missouri. From top-left, first row: Troy D’Souza, Nnamdi Egwuonwu, Beckie Jaeckels, Mercedes Mackay; second row: Gabri Mays, Matthew Oxendale; third row: Abas Pauti, … Continued

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

For nearly 50 years, the Missouri State Reporting Program has offered J-School students an opportunity to get real-world reporting experiences while providing a vital service to news organizations that otherwise would be unable to offer coverage of the activities of the Missouri State Legislature in Jefferson City. Undergraduate Reporters Provide Political News for 226 MPA … Continued