Boot Camp Helps Students Prepare for Summer Internships

Industry Professionals Conduct Mock Interviews During the Professional Development Event Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2016) — More than 65 Missouri School of Journalism students participated the third annual Internship Boot Camp, a professional development event designed to help students secure internships. The event, hosted by the School’s Career Services office, was open to all undergraduate … Continued

Ball State Awards Glen Cameron Its Public Relations Achievement Award

The Honor Recognizes His Scholarship, Experience and Contributions to the Public Relations Field Muncie, Ind. (March 11, 2016) — Ball State University has selected Glen T. Cameron to receive its 2016 Public Relations Achievement Award. Cameron is a professor and the Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research at the Missouri School of Journalism. He … Continued

Missourian Reporters Win 7 Top Associated Press Sports Editors Awards

The National Contest Recognizes Excellence in Professional Sports Writing By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (March 9, 2016) — The Columbia Missourian and three Missouri School of Journalism sports reporters have won seven awards in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest. The results were recently announced at the APSE judging convention at the Poynter Institute … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students to Attend DC Global Science Conference

American Association for the Advancement of Science Provides Networking, News Coverage Opportunities By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2016) – Six Missouri School of Journalism students and one University of Missouri chemistry major will attend the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference, held Feb. 11-15 in Washington, D.C. This is the third … Continued

New Series of Workshops on Inclusiveness to Start in February

Sessions Will Focus on Challenges Faced by Higher Education Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism is taking a leadership role in helping future journalists and strategic communicators accurately reflect people from diverse backgrounds, said Dean David Kurpius in announcing a new series of workshops on inclusiveness. “Developing an inclusive lens … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Selected to Attend Economic Data Workshop in DC

Weeklong Conference Helped Build an Understanding of US Government Economic Date Washington (Jan. 21, 2016) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students and a convergence journalism senior were chosen to attend a recent weeklong conference on understanding U.S. government economic data. The three – Zivile Raskauskaite, a master’s student in broadcast journalism, Moqiu (May) … Continued

Strategic Communication Career Fair to Feature a Job Hunt Q&A

Agency Professionals Will Share Honest Advice, Detailed Expectations with Students By Kara Simon Public Relations Account Executive for MOJO Ad Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 20, 2016) — Top agency professionals from Los Angeles and St. Louis will share information about the search for jobs and internships, the application process and salary negotiation at an upcoming event … Continued

School and Marketing Agency VML Partner to Create New Social Media Curriculum for Students

New Advanced Social Media Strategies Course Immerses Students in an Agency Environment Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 12, 2015) — A new innovative partnership between the Missouri School of Journalism and global marketing agency VML will serve as a professional training program for students interested in working in social media. The course, “Advanced Social Media Strategies,” will … Continued

School to Recognize 139 Candidates at December Graduation Ceremony

Commencement Will Begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, in Jesse Auditorium Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2015) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize a total of 139 graduates at its commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, in Jesse Auditorium. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. Graduate degrees will … Continued

Students Cover Pope’s Philadelphia Visit for Religion News Service

Their Stories Were Published in the Washington Post, Boston Globe and Other News Outlets By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 1, 2015) — For the first time in the Missouri School of Journalism’s history, students enrolled in the Religion News Reporting course attended and covered a U.S. visit by the pope. The students covered Pope … Continued