KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 13 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV have won 13 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for the best electronic journalism produced in Region 5, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. The International Competition Recognizes the Best Electronic Journalism Produced by Radio, TV and Online News Organizations Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2017) — Two student-staffed newsrooms at the Missouri … Continued

Missouri Students, Faculty Win Fellowships to Health Journalism Conference

Award-Winning Journalists, Medical Researchers, Top Clinicians and Other Health Professionals Addressed the Group Orlando, Fla. (May 5, 2017) — Among the nearly 700 attendees at Health Journalism 2017 held recently in Orlando, Florida, were 10 Missouri School of Journalism students, four faculty members and three on-campus news professionals. Twelve were on fellowships to the annual … Continued

Convergence Journalism Professor Wins Excellence in Education Award

Associate Professor Amy Simons is a 2017 recipient of the Excellence in Education Award, given by the University of Missouri’s Division of Student Affairs. The Award Recognizes Those Who Have Made Contributions to Out-of-Class Learning Experiences of Students By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2017) — Amy Simons, associate professor of convergence journalism at … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Earns National Accreditation

Missouri is one of just a handful of schools that has been continuously accredited since the voluntary self-assessment and external review process began in the late 1940s. Only 113 journalism and mass communication programs in the U.S. are accredited. The Report Noted ‘the School Continues to Be One of the Best Programs in the Country’ … Continued

School of Journalism Places First in Hearst Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition

Often referred to as “the Pulitzer of college journalism,” the Hearst Journalism Awards Program is open to 106 member universities of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication with accredited undergraduate journalism programs and offers up to $500,000 in awards. The Award Recognizes High Rankings in the Television Broadcast News, Television Broadcast Features, … Continued

New ‘Inside Sports’ Feature Is Available on Twitter, Blog and Video

Missouri sophomore Rylee Pierce slides into home as a Southeast Missouri State University catcher jumps out of the way during game one of a double-header at Mizzou Stadium on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Pierce hit her seventh home run in the bottom of the third inning in game one. Photo: Monique Woo, junior in photojournalism, … Continued

2 Journalism Students Place in Top 12 in the Hearst TV News Competition

They Were Selected from 70 Entrants from 39 Schools Across the US By Yue Tang San Francisco (April 14, 2017) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students placed in the top 12 in the Television Broadcast News Competition of the 2016-17 national Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Current KOMU-TV reporter and anchor Lauren Barnas placed sixth, … Continued

Professor Stacey Woelfel Awarded Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence

Professor Stacey Woelfel is one of five University of Missouri faculty to be awarded the 2017 William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence. He Is One of 5 MU Teachers to Be Recognized By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (March 21, 2017) — University of Missouri Interim Chancellor Hank Foley and Commerce Bank Chairman … Continued

KOMU Student’s Story on School Choice Takes Her to Indiana for Research

Senior Abby Breidenbach traveled to Evansville, Indiana, to hear from people who live in a state where school choice is a reality; Indiana has one of the largest voucher programs in the country. Abby Breidenbach Shared How This National Issue Has Affected a State Where the Voucher Program Is Already in Place By Yue Tang … Continued

Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop to Be Offered July 8-14

High school students from around the nation will be able to discover the fast-paced world of professional journalism during the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop, held July 8 to 14 at the Missouri School of Journalism. A Diverse Group of High School Students Will Learn How to Cover Issues and News in an Inclusive Way Columbia, … Continued