New Vox Magazine Design Offers Fresh New Look for Columbia Readers

Three Master’s Students Guide the Research, Content and Design Process By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2014) — A live band, giveaways and food from the Ozark Mountain Biscuit Co. celebrated a fresh new look for the print and iPad platforms of Vox Magazine. Vox, a city magazine, covers arts, culture and people and … Continued

Journalism Graduate Students and Alumni Present 8 Papers at the International Public Relations Research Conference in Miami

The Venue Is Devoted Entirely to Research in Public Relations Columbia, Mo. (April 9, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate students and alumni presented eight peer-reviewed papers at the 17th annual International Public Relations Research Conference in Miami. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Public Relations in a More Transparent Age.” The IPRRC … Continued

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

Students Publish Columbia’s Little-Known Secrets in Vox Magazine

The Semester-Long Project Features About 80 Quirky Tidbits in Print, Online and Social Media By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 27, 2014) — Approximately 80 quirky little-known secrets about Columbia, Mo., were revealed in a recent issue of Vox Magazine. Among the disclosures: Sparky’s Homemade Ice Cream has served chocolate-covered cicada ice cream. Customers have … Continued

Applications for the Summer Smith/Patterson Fellowship Are Now 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. (Jan. 21, 2014) — The Health Communication Research Center (HCRC) 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 … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to Recognize 135 Students at Dec. 13 Commencement

The Ceremony Will Begin at 3:30 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 6, 2013) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize a total of 135 graduates at its commencement ceremony at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, in Jesse Auditorium. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. Commencement Addresses The text of … Continued