MSNBC Managing Editor Rashida Jones Headlines 4th Annual Unity Conference

‘Journalism 20/20: The Future of Journalism’ Shared Advice on Personal Growth and the Future of the Journalism Industry By Seinga Macauley Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2015) — Future changes in digital journalism, career expectations and personal goal-setting were key topics of the 4th annual Unity Conference at the Missouri School of Journalism. “Journalism 20/20: The … Continued

Work of 4 Photojournalism Students Featured in Time Magazine’s LightBox

The Article Gives an Inside Look of Their Photographic Coverage of the Recent University of Missouri Protests Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2015) — Gaining trust, shoe-leather reporting and a little luck were key to covering recent protests at the University of Missouri, four Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism students shared in the Nov. 23 LightBox feature … Continued

C. Zoe Smith Photojournalism Scholarship to Support Master’s Students

The Funding Will Help Those in the Final Stage of Completing Their Degree Program By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2015) — By the time Professor Emerita Zoe Smith retired from the Missouri School of Journalism in 2008, she had more than 30 years of experience in the research and history of photojournalism. Smith … Continued

Master’s Student Receives $4,000 Scholarship for Business Reporting

The Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting Helps Tatiana Darie Travel Abroad, Pay Tuition Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2015) — Tatiana Darie is the 2015 recipient of the Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting. Darie is a Missouri School of Journalism master’s student focusing her studies on reporting for television, radio and digital communication. So … Continued

Registration Open for Oct. 15 Online MA in Journalism Information Session

The Live Session Will Allow Participants to Ask Questions, Interact with Program Adviser Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2015) — A live online information session about the Missouri School of Journalism’s online master’s program will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. CST on Thursday, Oct. 15. Leading the session will be Sarah Smith-Frigerio, academic adviser to the … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins Top RNA Award for Religion Reporting

Broadcast Special ‘Heartland, Missouri’ Wins for Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting in Annual Contest By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2015) — “Heartland, Missouri,” a special report by KBIA-FM, has won the 2015 Religion News Association‘s first place honor for Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting. The 30-minute feature has become … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Share Expertise in Internships Worldwide

School’s Hands-On, Real-Media and Agency Training Provides Students with the Skill Sets to Secure Prestigious Opportunities By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 11, 2015) — Broadcast senior Louie Kaczmarek conducted interviews – in both English and Spanish – during his summer internship at Chicago’s NBC 5. As a member of the station’s investigative unit, Kaczmarek … Continued

Graduate Student Earns Top Honors for Photo Story on Marriage of Lesbian Couple

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Honors T.J. Thomson with a First Place in Photojournalism in its Excellence in Journalism Awards By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 10, 2015) — Soon after 16th Circuit Court Judge J. Dale Youngs ruled that 10 same-sex Missouri couples could marry last fall, Becky Plovanich and Karen Bataille, a … Continued

Alumni, Faculty Connect at School-Sponsored Reception in San Francisco

Dean David Kurpius Congratulates Alumni, Faculty, Students on AEJMC Awards and Research Papers San Francisco (Aug. 19, 2015) — Several hundred Missouri School of Journalism alumni, faculty, students and friends attended a sponsored reception during the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. During the four-day meeting in San Francisco, … Continued