SPJ Announces National Mark of Excellence Award Winners

3 Missouri School of Journalism Students Are National Finalists Indianapolis (May 2, 2013) — The Society of Professional Journalists recently honored the 2012 national Mark of Excellence Awards winners. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from a calendar year. The work of six Missouri School of Journalism students was selected for national … Continued

‘Career Explorations in Journalism’ Course Receives $40,000 Redesign Grant

Students’ Strengths Will Be Mapped with Interest Areas By Gwen Girsdansky Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (April 22, 2013) — The Mizzou Redesign Initiative awarded money to redesign seven undergraduate classes with high enrollments, including the Missouri School of Journalism’s eight-week “Career Explorations in Journalism.” The course helps first-year students discover the array of professional possibilities … Continued

Master’s Student Steven Rich Chosen for Nationally Acclaimed News21 Program

Columbia, Mo. (April 3, 2013) — Master’s student Steven Rich has been selected as the Missouri School of Journalism 2013 fellow for the nationally acclaimed News21 program. He will join a group of some of the nation’s most talented journalism students to report and produce in-depth, multimedia projects for major national media. News21 helps train … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Cover SEC Basketball Tournament in Nashville

Reporters File Multimedia Stories for the Columbia Missourian and KOMU-TV Columbia, Mo. (March 15, 2013) — A car carrying Brendan Meyer and Justin Yang, the men’s basketball beat writers for the Columbia Missourian this season, and Greg Kendall-Ball, photographer, left early yesterday morning for what could, depending on the University of Missouri Tigers, be an extended … Continued

Project Open Vault Website Offers New Platform for Election Coverage

The Missouri School of Journalism Project Focused on How Political Candidates Spend Money on Advertising By Celia Darrough Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2012) — A team at the Missouri School of Journalism came together to analyze not only how much money political candidates devote to delivering their messages but also what messages the … Continued

MU Researchers Expose Young Adults to News with Online Sports Game

Media Organizations Can Customize Game Template to Engage Readers, Add Revenue Contact: Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau By Kate McIntyre Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 17, 2012) — More than 65 percent of Americans younger than 30 utilize the Internet as their main source for national and international news, according to the Pew Research Center. However, most … Continued

Student Journalist Artyom Rayev Honored with His First Emmy at Mid-America Awards Ceremony

KOMU-TV Also Takes Home Three Emmys for News and Interactivity Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 2, 2012) — Artyom Rayev, a radio-television journalism senior at the Missouri School of Journalism, received his first Emmy at the 36th annual Mid-America Emmy awards ceremony in Kansas City. Rayev’s successful entry, “Scoring for Slaten,” won in the student production-news category. … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Sports Reporters Cover the Tigers Inaugural SEC Season

New Season. New Conference. New Approach. By Celia Darrough Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 6, 2012) — Student reporters of the Missouri School of Journalism publications are gearing up to cover the Southeastern Conference this football season. With the Columbia Missourian, KOMU-TV and KBIA Sports put together, fans can expect to see articles, photos, videos … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Class Partners with Nokia to Test Its New 808 PureView Phone for Journalism

Device Has the Potential to Be an All-in-One Reporting Tool By Chantel O’Neal Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2012) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s Emerging Technologies in Journalism class is partnering with Nokia to research the journalistic value and impact of its new 808 PureView phone. The class, taught by Associate Professor Clyde … Continued