Documentary Journalism Students to Premier Their Films at Third Annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival on May 15 at the Missouri Theater

University of Missouri documentary journalism students will get to see their films have their world premiere next week as the third annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival comes to the historic Missouri Theater on Wednesday, May 15, beginning at 2 p.m. Admission to all films is free (no tickets required) and is open to the … Continued

Professor Suzette Heiman Named 2019 MJEA Friend of Scholastic Journalism

In recognition of her efforts supporting scholastic journalism for high school students across the state, the Missouri Journalism Education Association has named Professor Suzette Heiman as the recipient of its Friend of Scholastic Journalism Award. Heiman, center, is flanked by Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius and MJEA member Michelle Kennedy, publications adviser at Grain Valley … Continued

School to Recognize 532 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 532 May and August graduates at its 6 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena. The alumna speaker will be Elise Hu, BJ ’03, a Los Angeles-based correspondent and video host for NPR. Antoinette Miller will serve as master of ceremonies and the student speaker will … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 8 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Network affiliates – and working laboratories for Missouri Journalism students – KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV were awarded a total of eight prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards by the Radio and Television Digital News Association, recognizing the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. The Radio and Television Digital News … Continued

15 Journalism Students, 1 Professor Inducted into Secret Societies during Annual Tap Day

Members of Mizzou’s secret societies are “tapped” (chosen) based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, scholarship, leadership and service. Top row, left to right: Emily Aiken, Megan Brenneke, Mitchell Davis, Shoshana Dubnow, Maddie Dunkman. Middle row: Holly Enowski, Simone Esters, Mel Frieders, Catherine Hoffman, Jasmine-Kay Johnson. Bottom row: Blythe Nebeker, Jeannette Porter, John Pottebaum, Matt Schmittdiel. … Continued

Graduate Student Dan Schwartz is 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow

Master’s student Dan Schwartz is the winner of the 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship. Schwartz will use the fellowship to pursue a story in Peru examining Andean communities’ cultural connection with glaciers. Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, … Continued