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

Technology Sparks Innovation During Costa Rica Study Abroad Trip

The Course Offers Different Challenges and Opportunities for Storytelling Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students brought an array of technologies on a field-reporting trip in January to Costa Rica, where they encountered a smorgasbord of stories and new ways of telling them. The students used infrared imaging, a drone, three-dimensional … Continued

Missouri Students on 3 Hackathon Teams Earn Honorable Mentions

Overall Mission of National Competition Was to Create Projects That Reach Underserved Populations Columbia, Mo. (March 10, 2015) — Three University of Missouri students were a part of teams that received honorable mentions in the second annual MediaShift Journalism School Hackathon The weekend-long event was held at Arizona State University Feb. 27 to March 1. … Continued

Students, Missourian Earn Awards in National Sports Editors Contest

Top 10 Honors Earned in 7 Categories of the Professional Competition By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2015) — The Columbia Missourian and its reporters were named to the top 10 in seven categories of the 2014 Associated Press Sports Editors Contest, a competition for professional news outlets nationwide. The Missourian competed in Category … Continued

5 Students to Participate in MediaShift Journalism School Hackathon

The Goal Is to Create Sustainable Media Projects That Reach Underserved Populations By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 20, 2015) — Three journalism and two computer science students will represent the University of Missouri at the second annual MediaShift Journalism School Hackathon. Julia Duncan, Katie Jones, Siqi Lin, Jenny Sanchez and Lawrence Williams were selected … Continued

Master’s Student Zahra Rasool Launches News-Brief Startup ‘Gistory’

Platform Pins Original News Briefs to Map to Contextualize News Stories Around the World By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 5, 2015) — It was a frequent question from her mother that prompted Missouri School of Journalism master’s student Zahra Rasool to create a new site that would contextualize the news by combining the best … Continued

Master’s Student to Represent the School in News21 Program

Josh Benson Will Report and Produce Multimedia Projects for Major National Media By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2015) — Master’s student Josh Benson will represent the Missouri School of Journalism in the prestigious News21 program for 2015. Benson is one of 20 students from 18 universities selected for the program, which gives talented … Continued

Summer Smith/Patterson Fellowship Applications Are Being Accepted

The Fellowship Is Open to Any U.S.-Based Master’s Student Interested in Science Journalism or a Health Communication-Related Field Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 29, 2014) — The Health Communication Research Center at the Missouri School of Journalism is accepting applications for the summer Smith/Patterson Fellowship. The Fellowship is open to any U.S.-based master’s student interested in science … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to Recognize 134 Students at Dec. 19 Commencement

Ceremony Scheduled to Start at 3:30 p.m. at the Missouri Theatre Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 15, 2014) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 134 students at the 3:30 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 19, at the Missouri Theatre. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. A live stream of 2014 December commencement … Continued

Missouri Students Win 13 College Photographer of the Year Awards

The Contest Drew 11,024 Entries from 545 Student Photographers in 18 Countries By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism students won 13 awards in the 69th annual College Photographer of the Year competition, which was hosted at the University of Missouri. Six students won awards in nine categories, and … Continued