Keegan Pope Wins the 2019 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Story submissions taught him how to be concise, connect with cancer patient and keep a data story interesting. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2019) — Recent graduate Keegan Pope, MA ’19, received the 2019 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing as a graduate student. His prize includes a $1,000 cash award. Funding for the Romero … Continued

Don Ranly Magazine Scholarship to Support Generations of Students

The new scholarship honors the work of professor emeritus Don Ranly, who served the Missouri School of Journalism for 32 years. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2019) — To honor his countless contributions to journalism, alumni and friends have established the Don Ranly Magazine Scholarship, which will be awarded to students wishing to pursue careers in … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Receive Society of Professional Journalists’ Regional, National Awards

Vox Magazine a Finalist for Best Student Magazine Columbia, Mo. (July 18, 2019) — The Society of Professional Journalists‘ recognized several students from the Missouri School of Journalism in its regional and national Mark of Excellence contests earlier this year for top content. The local work was published in the students’ respective newsrooms – KBIA-FM, … Continued

Columbia Missourian Wins 18 Associated Press Media Editors Awards

Digital-First Community Newspaper Serves as Real-World Learning Environment for J-School Students Kansas City (Feb. 1, 2019) — The Columbia Missourian has won 18 awards in the 2018 Associated Press Media Editors Newspaper Contest, including the General Excellence award for Division II, newspapers with a weekly circulation of 25,000-150,000, recognizing the newspaper with the most individual … Continued

Alexis Allison Named the 2018 Winner of the Atwater Prize for Writing

Master’s Student’s Stories Aim to Connect People from Disparate Backgrounds, Beliefs Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2018) — Graduate student Alexis Allison is the winner of the 2018 James and Patricia Atwater Memorial Writing Prize. The award provides a $500 stipend to one elite writing student each year. Allison submitted three articles that were published in … Continued

Missourian Wins 64 Missouri Press Association Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2018) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 64 awards Saturday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. The Missourian competed in the division of newspapers with circulations from 5,001 to 15,000 and won awards for written stories, photos, ongoing coverage, multimedia, graphics, design and projects published in … Continued

Lauren Puckett Wins the 2018 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Master’s Student Finds Herself Drawn to Community Engagement, Even When Assigned to Write about Food Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Lauren Puckett, BJ ’17, is the winner of the 2018 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing. She receives a $1,000 cash award. Puckett was born and raised … Continued

Special Public Exhibit Showcases Work of Graduating Photojournalism Students

‘Parting Shots’ Exhibit Now in McDougall Center Gallery in Lee Hills Hall through Sept. 17 By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2018) — Graduating photojournalism students at the Missouri School of Journalism got one last hurrah before commencement on May 13: their own photography exhibit. “Parting Shots 7” is an annual gallery show that … Continued

14 Students Honored with SPJ Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards

Staff of Vox Magazine Wins Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2018) — The published work of 14 Missouri School of Journalism students and the staff of Vox Magazine has earned Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards, a competition sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists for the best in … Continued