Health Journalism Fellowships Awarded to 9 Missouri Students and Professionals

Recipients Will Attend the ‘Health Journalism 2015’ Conference April 23-26 in Silicon Valley Columbia, Mo. (March 20, 2015) — A record five Missouri School of Journalism students and four on-campus professionals have been awarded all-expenses-paid fellowships to Health Journalism 2015, the annual conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists. Master’s student Guimel Sibingo and … Continued

Senior Tyler Greever Places in Top 10 in Hearst TV Features Competition

His Stories Were Selected from 76 Entrants from 44 Schools Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 9, 2015) — Tyler Greever is a top 10 winner in the 2014-15 William Randolph Hearst Foundation television broadcast features competition. His entry was selected from 76 entrants from 44 schools. Greever is a senior studying radio-television journalism at the Missouri School … Continued

NewsPro-RTDNA Poll Ranks Missouri as the No. 1 School of Journalism

News Professionals Praise the Missouri Method of Real-World, Hands-On Training Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 16, 2014) — For the second consecutive year, the Missouri School of Journalism is ranked “far and away” the No. 1 journalism school in the country in the 2014 NewsPro–Radio Television Digital News Association Top Journalism Schools survey. “Survey: The Top 20 … Continued

Tyler Greever and Hannah Battah Win Dean’s Award for TV Features

The Mastering the Method Contest Recognizes the Best Work of Undergraduates By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2014) — A cheerleader with Down Syndrome, a community remembering a fatal plane crash, a football player who lost his mom to cancer and a new school building opening where a tornado once destroyed: The stories of … Continued

Missouri Takes Mobile-First Training Approach

Over the last couple of years, the University of Missouri’s journalism school has upped efforts to wrap a mobile, or digital, first approach into the curriculum. “We are going at it hard because we think it’s an emerging model,” says Judd Slivka, an assistant professor of convergence journalism. “It’s causing us to rethink how we … Continued

Innovation SWAT Teams Must Be Integrated Quickly Into Newsrooms

By Jim Flink Published June 12, 2014, by PBS MediaShift; used by permission. “The more we venture into the unknown, the higher the risk, the greater the chance of failure. As in science, though, experiments are not really failures if you learn from them.” Searchlights and Sunglasses: Field Notes from the Digital Age of Journalism Risk and … Continued

National Academy of Television Arts and Science Awards 6 Student Pillars of Excellence to Missouri

The Competition Recognizes Outstanding Work Aired on Television Columbia, Mo. (May 12, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism radio and television journalism students won more than half – 6 out of 11 – of the Student Pillars of Excellence in the National Academy of Television Arts and Science, Mid-America Chapter. The competition recognizes outstanding student … Continued

Vox and Magazine Journalism Students Earn 3 SPJ National Mark of Excellence Awards for Quality Journalism

First-Place Honors Won in Digital-Only Publication, Feature Writing and Online Feature Reporting Categories Indianapolis (May 8, 2014) — The Society of Professional Journalists named Vox Magazine and magazine journalism seniors Breanna Dumbacher and Allison Pohle as winners in the 2013 national Mark of Excellence Awards. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from … Continued

Updating the Missouri Method with Rapid Iteration, Multiplatform Delivery

By Jim Flink This is the second installment of Jim Flink‘s coverage of his new multiplatform experiment at the Missouri School of Journalism. Check out his opening piece that ran in February. Originally published to PBS MediaShift; used by permission. What causes species to migrate? Inhospitable conditions? A yearning for home? A longing for greener pastures? In the … Continued

Radio-TV Journalism Students Rachel Wittel and Taylor Barth Are Top 5 Winners in the Hearst Competition

The School Is Ranked First in the Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (March 18, 2014) — Radio-television journalism students Rachel Wittel and Taylor Barth placed second and fifth, respectively, in the Hearst Television II competition. The wins, together with points accumulated from the radio and the two television competitions, secured first place … Continued