Journalism Students Freelance for Publications Across the Country

Lauren Steele Is One Who Is Achieving Her Dreams of Working as a Fitness Writer By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (April 3, 2014) — Lauren Steele loves to run. This is a woman who can finish a half marathon in fewer than 7 minutes per mile. But she also loves writing, and Steele just turned … Continued

Updating the Missouri Method with Rapid Iteration, Multiplatform Delivery

By Jim Flink This is the second installment of Jim Flink‘s coverage of his new multiplatform experiment at the Missouri School of Journalism. Check out his opening piece that ran in February. Originally published to PBS MediaShift; used by permission. What causes species to migrate? Inhospitable conditions? A yearning for home? A longing for greener pastures? In the … Continued

Missouri Tests Multi-Platform Storytelling Across Six Newsrooms

By Jim Flink Originally published to PBS MediaShift; used by permission. Clutter. Chaos. Copious amounts of content. News organizations are struggling right now. Struggling to connect with users, who are migrating to increasingly diverse and cluttered platforms. Struggling to migrate their staffs, sometimes chaotically, to distribute distinct, quality, multi-platform content to different and varied platforms. … Continued

News Professionals Select Missouri as the Top J-School in the Country

The ‘Missouri Method’ of Hands-On, Real-Media Training Cited for No. 1 Ranking Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 17, 2013) — News professionals have selected the Missouri School of Journalism as the top J-school in the country in the 2013 NewsPro–Radio Television Digital News Association Top Journalism Schools poll. “Survey: The Top 25 Journalism Schools – NewsPro’s Survey … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty Introduce the Missouri Method to Ukrainian Reporters and Editors

ImpactMedia Program Fosters Quality Economics Journalism and Professional Development By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 25, 2013) — Jacqui Banasyznski and David Reed from the Missouri School of Journalism were among 16 foreign journalists and experts in economics, business and finance who coached 17 Ukrainian journalists and editors in the ImpactMedia program in Kiev. The … Continued

3 Missouri Journalism Alumni to Lead Upcoming Workshop on Data Journalism

‘Building a Web Scraper’ Will Help Students Learn How to Collect Data Sets from the Internet By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2013) – Three Missouri School of Journalism alumni – all experts in advanced data journalism – will help current students learn these skills at an Oct. 10-13 workshop on the University of … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Learn Radio Skills at Nation’s No. 4 NPR-Member Station

KBIA-FM Recently Ranked as One of the Most Listened-to Public Radio Stations in the U.S. By Gwen Girsdansky Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2013) — The hour-to-hour coverage at KBIA-FM might include a 21-year-old Missouri School of Journalism student at Columbia’s city hall producing interviews and a story about how the police department is reacting to … Continued