MU Journalism Dean Names Reeves New KOMU-TV News Director

By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2014) — Dean Mills, dean of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, announced today that Randy Reeves has been named news director at KOMU-TV, effective Sept. 1, 2014. Reeves, an associate professor in the MU School of Journalism, will replace Stacey Woelfel, who was … Continued

Missouri Tests Multi-Platform Storytelling Across Six Newsrooms

By Jim Flink Originally published to PBS MediaShift; used by permission. Clutter. Chaos. Copious amounts of content. News organizations are struggling right now. Struggling to connect with users, who are migrating to increasingly diverse and cluttered platforms. Struggling to migrate their staffs, sometimes chaotically, to distribute distinct, quality, multi-platform content to different and varied platforms. … Continued

Intensive Career Workshop Prepares Radio-TV Students for Interviews and Job Searches

Sessions Focused on Application Strategies, Creating Resume Reels and Handling Pay Negotiation By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 20, 2014) — Expert faculty members provided students with tips on effective job searching at a workshop hosted by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) on Feb. 16. The “Get Me Hired” workshop, held at the … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Students Are Top Winners in National Hearst TV News Competition

Brynne Whittaker Takes Fourth, Qualifies for Semi-Finals; Matt Evans Places Ninth San Francisco (Dec. 19, 2013) — Brynne Whittaker and Matt Evans are top winners in the Television News competition of the 54th annual Journalism Awards Program sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Both are radio-television journalism majors at the Missouri School of Journalism. … Continued

News Professionals Select Missouri as the Top J-School in the Country

The ‘Missouri Method’ of Hands-On, Real-Media Training Cited for No. 1 Ranking Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 17, 2013) — News professionals have selected the Missouri School of Journalism as the top J-school in the country in the 2013 NewsPro–Radio Television Digital News Association Top Journalism Schools poll. “Survey: The Top 25 Journalism Schools – NewsPro’s Survey … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Deliver the Ultimate in SEC Championship Game Coverage

Reporting Is Already Underway and Continues Through the Weekend Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 6, 2013) — Beyond the playing field in the Georgia Dome, teams of Missouri School of Journalism students are delivering the ultimate SEC Championship Game coverage. As the Missouri Tigers prepare to face the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, Dec. 7, Columbia Missourian and KOMU-TV … Continued

12 Missouri Journalism Alumni Honored with Mid-America Emmy Awards

Winners Include a Recent Graduate for a Story He Produced as a Student Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2013) — Twelve Missouri School of Journalism alumni were among those who received one of television’s highest honors during the 37th annual Mid-America Emmy Awards ceremony Oct. 5 in St. Louis. Stacey Woelfel, associate professor and news director … Continued