Winners of the Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting Named

Master’s students Tracy Cook and Maria Valero are the 2016 recipients of the $2,500 Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting. At right, Randy Smith, the Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism, stands with Carol Loomis, BJ ’51, at the 2013 announcement of the new award. Master’s Students Tracy Cook and Maria Valero Will … Continued

Second-Ever Reporting Shift: Student’s KBIA-FM Story Picked Up by NPR

Convergence journalism student Abby Ivory-Ganja fine-tunes her broadcast before submitting it to NPR’s national database. NPR picked up Ivory-Ganja’s story for national syndication on Sept. 29. (Photo: Shane Epping.) Abby Ivory-Ganja Credits Professors, Right Attitude for Ability to Handle the Assignment By Meghan Gordon Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 13, 2016) — When convergence journalism student Abby … Continued

Register Now for Oct. 25 Information Session About Online MA Program

Graduate Studies Dean Earnest Perry Will Lead the Session Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 6, 2016) — A live information session about the Missouri School of Journalism’s online master’s program will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. (CST), Tuesday, Oct. 25. Registration can be made through Mizzou Online. Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Earnest Perry will … Continued

Alumna Who Led Panama Papers Project Wins International Award

Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05, Will Moderate a Panel on Investigative Reporting Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2016) — The Alfred Friendly Foundation will present Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, with the Susan Talalay Award for Outstanding Journalism on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Washington, D.C. The Alfred … Continued

Missouri Students Document Life in South Africa

Trip Teaches the Power of Forgiveness and Perseverance By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2016) — For the third year in a row, Missouri School of Journalism Professor Randall Smith, the Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism, provided a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students to experience and explore both the rich and painful … Continued

Paula Hunt Selected for Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2016-17 Academic Year

The Program Provides Teaching and Development Opportunities for Recent Doctoral Graduates Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 17, 2016) — Paula Hunt, MA ’10, PhD ’16, is the recipient of a Preparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year at the University of Missouri. The program, sponsored by the graduate school, provides teaching and professional development … Continued

Faculty, Students, Alumni to Present Almost 90 Papers at Global Conference

19 Papers Earn Top Awards; More Than 40 Missouri Journalism Scholars to Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 25, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present almost 90 peer-reviewed research papers – 19 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 4-7 conference of the Association … Continued

7 Missouri Journalism Faculty Members Promoted

Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2016) — Dean David Kurpius has announced the promotion of seven faculty members at the Missouri School of Journalism. “Their efforts continue the Missouri Method mission at the J-School of training great students in professional agencies and newsrooms with strong mentorship, feedback and guidance,” he said. “This recognition is well-deserved.” The … Continued

Photojournalism Master’s Student Wins International Award

Alexey Furman’s Award-Winning Work Features Injured Ukrainian Veterans Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2016) — A photojournalism master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism has gained international recognition for his work featuring injured Ukrainian veterans. Alexey Furman received the Grand Prize in the International Academic Forum 2016 Documentary Photography Award competition. Furman is a Ukrainian … Continued