Stephanie Sierra Wins First Place Hearst Award for Broadcast Features

First-place Hearst winner Stephanie Sierra, BJ ’16, now works for ABC-affiliate KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as a weekday reporter and weekend anchor. Her Top Story Was Selected from 98 Entrants from 56 Schools Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism alumna Stephanie Sierra earned first place and a $2,600 award in … Continued

NewsPro Names Kent Collins as a ‘Journalism Educator Who Made the Grade’

He Is Cited for Helping “the School Maintain the Right Balance Between the Academic and Professional Worlds of Journalism” By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 25, 2017) — Kent Collins, chair of the radio-television journalism faculty at the Missouri School of Journalism, is listed as one of “10 Journalism Educators Who Made the Grade” by … Continued

Leaders’ Day Prepares High School Journalists for Editorial Excellence

Faculty Shared Best Practices in Political, Trauma and Cross-Cultural Reporting By Maris Smith Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2016) — High school students and advisers from across the state gathered at the University of Missouri to engage in conversations about political, trauma and cross-cultural reporting during the second annual Missouri Journalism Education Association Leaders’ Day on … Continued

School to Host Open House During MU’s Family Weekend

Presentations, Classes, Tours and More Will Be Available on Friday, Sept. 23 Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host an open house on Friday, Sept. 23, for students in journalism and their families. The event is held in conjunction with Family Weekend, sponsored by the University of Missouri. A variety … Continued

Professor Emeritus Rod Gelatt Honored With Endowment on 90th Birthday

Former Students Recognize His Legacy of High-Quality Storytelling and Reporting By Maggie Teson Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2016) — During his more than 45 years of service at the Missouri School of Journalism, Professor Emeritus Rod Gelatt built a legacy of high-quality storytelling and reporting in radio and television news. In honor of his 90th … Continued

Students Create New Guide to Covering Race and Hunger

Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight Provides Resources for Journalists Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2016) — A new online guide to help journalists covering race and hunger is now available on the Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight website. The site was produced by Missouri School of Journalism students in a semester-long capstone course, in cooperation … Continued

KOMU-TV News Wins 9 Awards from the Kansas City Press Club

Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2016) — KOMU-TV was honored with nine awards from the Kansas City Press Club at its annual Heart of America awards ceremony on July 9 in Kansas City. The Press Club is the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The station is the only university-owned commercial television station in … Continued

Again: Missouri Students, Faculty, Staff Celebrate 560-Plus Annual Awards and Honors

Individual and School Achievements Represent the Highest Standards in Research, Multimedia, Writing and More Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Writing, design, research and more: For the second year in a row, Missouri School of Journalism students, faculty and staff earned more than 560 top awards, honors and other recognitions. “I have been amazed time … Continued

KOMU-TV, KBIA-FM Earn 10 Awards from Missouri Broadcasters Association

The Contest Recognizes the Work of the State’s Best Radio and TV Stations Branson, Mo. (June 15, 2016) — KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV were honored with 10 awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association on Saturday at the association’s annual awards ceremony in Branson. Each year, MBA recognizes broadcast professionals who exemplify excellence and achievement in the … Continued

Journalism Students, Faculty Win Health Journalism 2016 Fellowships

Participation Reflects Growing Interest in Health, Science and Public Policy Cleveland (April 12, 2016) — Among the more than 600 attendees at Health Journalism 2016 over the past week in Cleveland, Ohio, were five Missouri School of Journalism students and seven on-campus professionals. Ten won fellowships to the annual conference of the Association of Health … Continued