Career Awareness Day to Focus on the Importance of Storytelling

The ‘Communicating News About Science and Agriculture’ Conference Will Be Held on Friday, Nov. 15, in Chillicothe Columbia, Mo. (June 28, 2019) — An upcoming career awareness day for high school students will focus on the importance of storytelling in sharing news and information. The one-day conference, “Communicating News About Science and Agriculture,” will be … Continued

KBIA, KOMU Win 23 Honors at the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards

The annual contest honors outstanding journalism published in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. Columbia, Mo. (June 17, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism took home an impressive number of awards – 23 in total – from the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards banquet held earlier this month. KBIA won 18 awards, … Continued

Hands-On Investigative Reporting Project Leads Missouri Attorney General to Launch New Probe

Classroom Project for Real-World Media Outlets Reinforces the Importance of ‘Following Up on Everything’ By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (June 4, 2019) — A recent investigative story published by Kyra Haas, BJ ’19, and Aviva Okeson-Haberman, BJ ’19, about service failures of Missouri’s adult abuse hotline prompted an investigation by the Missouri Attorney General‘s office. … Continued

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

London Internship Provides Opportunity for Missouri Student to Help Compile ‘Royal Baby Bible’ for CBS News-London Correspondents

Convergence reporting class helped prepare junior Caroline Watkins for fast-paced reporting environment. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2019) — As they were reporting on the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s child, CBS News correspondents based in London turned to the “Royal Baby Bible,” a resource packed with information compiled by a … Continued

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

The Radio and Television Digital News Association Awards Recognize the Best in Electronic Journalism Columbia, Mo. (April 30, 2019) — The Radio and Television Digital News Association has awarded KBIA-FM six prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards for its work as a small-market radio station and one in the large-market category in Region 5 . KOMU-TV … Continued

Columbia Missourian Sports Section Scores Big with Associated Press Sports Editors Awards

National Contest Recognizes Excellence in Professional Sports Writing Columbia, Mo. (March 6, 2019) — The Columbia Missourian and 16 Missouri School of Journalism sports reporters have received Top 10 recognition from the Associated Press Sports Editors competition for work produced in 2018. Professional sports editors and journalists from across the nation selected the winners during … 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