Missouri School of Journalism to Recognize 134 Students at Dec. 17 Commencement

At left, alumnus speaker and award-winning investigative reporter Chris Hamby, MA ’10. Top right, student speaker Karla Valcourt; bottom right, master of ceremonies Shanna Grove. Ceremony Scheduled to Start at 1 p.m. at Jesse Auditorium Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2017) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 134 students at the 1 p.m. commencement … Continued

Online Master’s Student Selected for Student Press Law Center Fellowship

Jamie Crockett, BJ ’15, Will Help Area Teens Carry Out Press Freedom Service Projects Columbia, Mo. (June 5, 2017) — A Missouri School of Journalism online master’s student and five college undergraduates have won fellowships awarded by the Washington, D.C.-based Student Press Law Center to design and carry out press freedom service projects that are … Continued

11 Graduate Students Receive $3,000 White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarships

White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship winners pose for a photo during the annual dinner on April 29. Missouri recipients are: front row: Jinghong Chen (third from left), Kasia Kovacs, Kouichi Shirayanagi, Xuejiao Wang, Molly Olmstead and Brittany Crocker (fifth through ninth from left). Back row: Francisco Vara-Orta (center), Jill Olmstead and Adam Aton (third and … Continued

O.O. McIntyre Fellow Will Tell Stories About Child Marriages in European Countries

Zivile Raskauskaite, MA ’16, is the winner of the 2017 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the Missouri School of Journalism. Zivile Raskauskaite, MA ’16, Wins $12,000 Stipend to Fund Her Reporting and Writing Project Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2017) – Alumna Zivile Raskauskaite, MA ’16, is the winner of the … Continued

Design Students Create Snapchat Geofilter for Journalism Graduation

A Missouri School of Journalism Snapchat geofilter will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 14, at the Hearnes Center. It Will Be Available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 14, at the Hearnes Center Columbia, Mo. (May 11, 2017) — A geofilter will be available to all Snapchat users … Continued

Radio Reporting Lab Offers New Learning Opportunity for Journalism Students

At top, undergraduate and graduate advanced reporters from across the journalism school worked together on radio feature stories aired on KBIA. At bottom, graduate students Erin McKinstry, left, and Catherine Wheeler edit together during a lab. The Course Helps Students Add Audio Skills to Their Reporting Tool Kits Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2017) — Radio-focused … Continued

Graduate Student Wins a $3,000 Scripps Howard Foundation Scholarship

Master’s student Taylor Nakagawa looks forward to taking his passion for immersive journalism a step further as the winner of a 2017 Scripps Howard Foundation scholarship. Virtual Reality and 360 Journalism Provide Framework for Summer Project at The Associated Press Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2017) — A Missouri School of Journalism graduate student will work … Continued

Missouri Students, Faculty Win Fellowships to Health Journalism Conference

Award-Winning Journalists, Medical Researchers, Top Clinicians and Other Health Professionals Addressed the Group Orlando, Fla. (May 5, 2017) — Among the nearly 700 attendees at Health Journalism 2017 held recently in Orlando, Florida, were 10 Missouri School of Journalism students, four faculty members and three on-campus news professionals. Twelve were on fellowships to the annual … Continued

School to Recognize 502 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

The alumna speaker for May 2017 commencement ceremonies will be Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05. James Bender will serve as the student speaker with Hanna Knutson as the master of ceremonies. The Program Will Begin at 11 a.m., Sunday, May 14, at the Hearnes Center Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2017) — The Missouri School of … Continued