Again: Missouri Students, Faculty, Staff Celebrate 560-Plus Annual Awards and Honors

Individual and School Achievements Represent the Highest Standards in Research, Multimedia, Writing and More Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Writing, design, research and more: For the second year in a row, Missouri School of Journalism students, faculty and staff earned more than 560 top awards, honors and other recognitions. “I have been amazed time … Continued

Vox Magazine Wins 3 National Society of Professional Journalists Awards

The Mark of Excellence Awards Recognizes the Best in Student Journalism Columbia, Mo. (June 6, 2016) — Vox Magazine is the winner of three national Society of Professional Journalists 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards, which recognizes collegiate work published or broadcasted during 2015. The awards honor the best in student journalism. Judges looked for adherence … Continued

Francisco Vara-Orta Is One of Five Selected for Inaugural ProPublica Scholarship

The Graduate Student Will Receive Funding to Attend the National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists Annual Meeting in DC New York (May 27, 2016) — Francisco Vara-Orta is one of five recipients of the first-ever ProPublica NAHJ/NABJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists) scholarship. Vara-Orta is a graduate student … Continued

Adam Vogler Named Inaugural Recipient of C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism Scholarship

The Graduate Student Will Focus His Master’s Project on Non-Citizen Soldiers Columbia, Mo. (May 27, 2016) — A $1,000 scholarship will help photojournalism student Adam Vogler document the lives of American military veterans and active-duty who are not considered U.S. citizens. Vogler’s scholarship is the inaugural award of the C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism Scholarship. Vogler … Continued

Graduate Student Wins Best Short Documentary Award at Film Festival

The 6-Minute Film About a Transgender Girl Has Been Shown at 5 Festivals Columbia, Mo. (May 26, 2016) — A documentary directed by Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Yuting Jiang won the Best Short Documentary award at the QFest NJ LGBT Film and Digital Media Festival in April. The film, “Mazy,” is about a … Continued

Foreign Press Association Awards Aleksandr Gorbachev $10,000 First Place Scholarship

The Russian Journalist and Fulbright Fellow’s Thesis Was on Business Models of American Digital Longform Publications New York (May 20, 2016) — Aleksandr Gorbachev, MA ’16, has won the first place prize of $10,000 from the Foreign Press Association Scholarship Fund. He was one of five international students to be recognized at the organization’s May … Continued

8 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Editing Internships

The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Princeton, N.J. (May 16, 2016) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 97 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund editing and reporting internships for this summer. They will work … Continued

Master’s Student Kasia Kovacs Wins 2016 Atwater Prize

The Annual Award Recognizes Outstanding Writing Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Kasia Kovacs is the 2016 winner of the Atwater Prize. The award provides a $500 stipend to one elite writing student each year. Kovacs submitted three articles that were published in the Columbia Missourian to the contest. … Continued

8 Missouri Journalism Graduate Students Attend White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

These Scholarship Recipients Received VIP Treatment, Including Personal Congratulations from President and Mrs. Obama Washington, D.C. (May 5, 2016) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism graduate students attended President Obama’s last White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on April 30. The lucky eight were honored guests as recipients of scholarships funded by the proceeds of the … Continued