Senior, Recent J-School Graduate to Receive Hands-On Brand Journalism Experience via Kauffman Fellowships

Missouri Journalism alumnus Jon Beltrano of Batavia, Illinois, and senior Sarai Vega of Kansas City, Kansas, were recently awarded fellowships to produce brand journalism and assist with content marketing through a partnership between the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Missouri Business Alert, which is headquartered at the J-School. Fellowship Program Expanded After Partnering with Missouri … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Earns National Accreditation

Missouri is one of just a handful of schools that has been continuously accredited since the voluntary self-assessment and external review process began in the late 1940s. Only 113 journalism and mass communication programs in the U.S. are accredited. The Report Noted ‘the School Continues to Be One of the Best Programs in the Country’ … Continued

Kara Tabor Wins 2017 Google News Lab Fellowship

Kara Tabor is one of eight students from across the country to be chosen for the highly selective 2017 Google News Lab Fellowship. She Is One of Eight Students Selected Nationally; Will Serve as an Intern with the Center for Investigative Reporting By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (March 23, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism … Continued

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

Recent Graduate Wins First Place in Religion Reporting Competition

Jacob Steimer Receives Top Recognition from the Religion News Association for a Story He Wrote as a Student By Alex Gnibus Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 19, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate Jacob Steimer, BJ ’16, of the Nashville Business Journal, won first place in the Chandler Award for Excellence in Student Religion Reporting. Steimer … Continued

Missouri Business Alert Celebrates 4th Anniversary with New Offerings, Readership Increases

The Publication Provides Professional Reporting Experience for Missouri Journalism Students Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Missouri Business Alert, a digital business news startup at the Missouri School of Journalism, celebrates its four-year anniversary this July. Students from the Missouri School of Journalism and University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business are engaged in all … Continued

Missouri Business Alert Launches a Free E-newsletter for Entrepreneurs

Missouri Journalism Students Staff ‘The Weekend Accelerator’ Columbia, Mo. (July 6, 2016) — Missouri Business Alert, a student-staffed, professionally-managed online business news publication housed in the Missouri School of Journalism, announces the launch of its latest news offering, The Weekend Accelerator. The first issue of the free e-newsletter, which focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation in … Continued

Randy Smith Receives President’s Award for Cross-Cultural Engagement

Award Recognizes Faculty Who Promote Cross-Cultural Engagement Through Education, Research and Service Columbia, Mo. (April 15, 2016) — Randall Smith, professor and Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, is a 2016 winner of the University of Missouri System President’s Award for Cross-Cultural Engagement. Senior Associate Vice President … Continued

Kauffman Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Missouri Business Alert

Grant Will Expand Awareness of Missouri’s Entrepreneurial Communities, Services and Accomplishments Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2016) — The Kauffman Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Missouri Business Alert to help improve business coverage across the state of Missouri. “The Missouri Business Alert is an innovative blend of education and reporting that is working to … 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