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

Fellowship Program Expanded After Partnering with Missouri Business Alert in 2018 By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (June 3, 2019) — Recent Missouri School of Journalism graduate Jon Beltrano, BJ ’19, and senior Sarai Vega have been awarded Kauffman Fellowships through a partnership between the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Missouri Business Alert. Fellows spend up … Continued

Students Gain Hands-On Experience Developing Campaigns to Attract Audiences to Boxing

Fox Sports has option to implement winning team’s marketing ideas By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (May 29, 2019) — Four undergraduate strategic communication teams gained hands-on marketing experience this spring as they developed national marketing campaigns to increase viewership of Premier Boxing Champions on Fox Sports. As part of its Fox Sports University (FSU) program, … Continued

3 Missouri Students Selected for AAF’s 2019 ‘Most Promising Multicultural Students Program’

Strategic Communication Undergrads Will Spend Four Days in February Interviewing and Networking in New York City Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2018) — Three Missouri School of Journalism undergraduates have been selected for the 2019 Most Promising Multicultural Students Program sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. AAF’s program promotes diversity in the workplace and helps connect … Continued

Four Journalism Faculty Awarded Hearst Fellowship Grants

The Two-Year, $150,000 Grant Funds Faculty Salary Supplements and Support for Research Columbia, Mo. (June 27, 2018) — Four University of Missouri Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant. The fellowships provide salary enhancement and program and research funding. The Hearst Faculty Fellowships were established in 2017 at … Continued

Missouri Strategic Communication Students Plan and Conduct Regional Spelling Bee

Event Provided J-Schoolers with Real Work Experience in PR, Event Planning and Promotion By Nate Brown Reynolds Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2018) — The highlight of 13-year-old Lauren Holsapple’s day was winning the Columbia Missourian Regional Scripps National Spelling Bee, which was held March 13 at the Missouri School of Journalism. The best … Continued

MOJO Ad Hosts Resume and Portfolio Best Practices Prep Session

By Elizabeth Berg, Emily Pagano and Keena Patel MOJO Ad Public Relations Account Executives Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2017) — MOJO Ad hosted a Resume and Portfolio Best Practices event at the Missouri School of Journalism for students to gain insights from industry professionals into what makes a resume and portfolio stand out. The event, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Earns National Accreditation

The Report Noted ‘the School Continues to Be One of the Best Programs in the Country’ Chicago (May 3, 2017) — The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications unanimously voted to reaccredit the Missouri School of Journalism at the group’s April 28 meeting in Chicago. The School was found to be in … Continued

New ‘Inside Sports’ Feature Is Available on Twitter, Blog and Video

The Report Will Highlight Sports Reporting and Promotional Opportunities Available to Missouri Students Columbia, Mo. (April 20, 2017) — “Inside Sports” at the Missouri School of Journalism is a new social media-video feature that will highlight the access and opportunities University of Missouri students have to tell sports stories for news or promotional purposes. The … Continued