Wall Street Journal Multimedia Editor to Headline Statewide ‘J-Day’ March 25, 2019

J-Day, an annual Missouri Interscholastic Press Association statewide event hosting more than 1,500 high school students, will be held Monday, March 25, on the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus. Mizzou Alumni Brian McGill, BJ ’02, Covers Politics and Policy, Attended ‘J-Day’ as a KC-Area High School Student Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 6, 2019) — Brian McGill, … Continued

Senior Makayla Looney Awarded Inaugural KMBC Larry Moore Journalism Scholarship

Broadcast journalism senior Makayla Looney has received the inaugural KMBC Larry Moore Journalism Scholarship and will receive $1,000 for the Spring 2019 semester. Award Honors J-School Alumnus Moore’s Long Career at Kansas City ABC Affiliate Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Makayla Looney has received the first KMBC Larry Moore … Continued

Two-Person Reporting Team to Cover Nobel Prize Ceremonies in Wire-Service Pop-Up-Type Newsroom Setting

University of Missouri undergraduate students Meg Cunningham and Savannah Rudicel will travel to Stockholm to help provide coverage as Nobel laureate George Smith prepares to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Event Will Be a ‘Demonstration’ for Future Collaboration Among Journalism School Newsrooms By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2018) — As Nobel laureate … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to Recognize 126 Students at Dec. 15 Commencement

The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 126 students at the 1 p.m. commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15, in Jesse Auditorium. Alumna speaker will be Coburn Dukehart, MA ’03. Obehi Imarenezor will serve as master of ceremonies and Evan Dodson will present “Thoughts of the Class.” Ceremony Scheduled to Start at 1 p.m. in … Continued

Stacey Woelfel to Be Honored by Mizzou Alumni Association

Stacey Woelfel, professor and director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be recognized as a faculty honoree by the Mizzou Alumni Association at its 51st annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony Nov. 9 on the MU campus. Annual MAA Recognition Celebrates Outstanding Service and Professional Accomplishments Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2018) — The … Continued

KOMU-TV Student Team Gains Hands-On Training Covering President Trump Event

Top-right, from left, Missouri undergraduate students Jacob Cavaiani, Eric Graves, Mercedes Mackay and Hannah Thomas recently traveled from Columbia to Springfield to report on a rally being held for Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley and attended by President Donald Trump. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 1, 2018) — Senior Mercedes Mackay arrived at KOMU-TV … Continued

School to Host Open House During Mizzou Family Weekend

As part of MU’s Family Weekend activities, the J-School will be hosting an open house at its newsrooms, including the Columbia Missourian. Event Will Be Held on Friday Afternoon, Sept. 21 Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 11, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. … Continued

Jamie Grey Nominated for Emmy in the Crime/Single Story/Series Category

For her Emmy-nominated story for KOMU, former assistant professor Jamie Grey utilized multiple body camera videos and video depositions as well as shot portions of the story using just her iPad. Nomination Places J-School Instructor’s Work Head-to-Head with Major News Outlets in St. Louis, Kansas City Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 20, 2018) — Former assistant professor … Continued

Four Journalism Faculty Awarded Hearst Fellowship Grants

Four University of Missouri Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant. Clockwise from top-left, Ryan Famuliner, Keith Greenwood, Jeimmie Nevalga and Laura Johnston will received supplemental support as they work to enhance the Missouri Method, the J-School’s foundational approach to learning. The Two-Year, $150,000 Grant Funds Faculty Salary … Continued