6 Missouri Students Selected for National Multicultural Advertising Program

The Strategic Communication Majors Receive Full-time Paid Summer Internships at Major Agencies Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2017) — Six Missouri School of Journalism undergraduate students were selected as Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) fellows. The national program is sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies. MAIP provides aspiring advertising professionals with full-time paid summer … Continued

National Association of Black Journalists Visit Chicago for Annual Media Tour

Students Take Week-Long Trip to Network with Top Industry Pros By Seinga Macauley Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 22, 2017) — The National Association of Black Journalists Ale Chapter (NABJ-MU) at the University of Missouri took on Chicago for this year’s annual Media Tour. Every spring semester, NABJ-MU takes a week-long trip to a top media market … Continued

Senior Colton Pouncy Selected for National Sports Journalism Institute

He Will Serve an 8-Week Paid Summer Internship at The Tennessean By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (Jan 26, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Colton Pouncy is one of 12 students from across the country to be chosen for the 2017 Sports Journalism Institute (SJI). SJI is a nine-week training and internship program for college … Continued

5th Annual Unity Conference Empowers Millennials in Media Industry

TV Host, Writer and Actress Stacy Ike, BJ ’13, Served as the Keynote Speaker By Seinga Macauley Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2016) — TV host, writer and actress Stacy Ike, BJ ’13, headlined the recent 5th annual Unity Conference sponsored by the National Association of Black Journalists Ale Chapter (NABJ-MU) at the University of Missouri. … Continued

Kandice Head Selected for #NABJNAHJ16 Student Multimedia Project

The National Convention Will Be Held in Washington on Aug. 1-6 Washington (June 30, 2016) — Kandice Head, BJ ’16, is among the nationwide pool of students who will participate in the Student Multimedia Project during the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Convention and Career Fair … Continued

Francisco Vara-Orta Is One of Five Selected for Inaugural ProPublica Scholarship

The Graduate Student Will Receive Funding to Attend the National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists Annual Meeting in DC New York (May 27, 2016) — Francisco Vara-Orta is one of five recipients of the first-ever ProPublica NAHJ/NABJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists) scholarship. Vara-Orta is a graduate student … Continued

Jennifer Rowe Wins the O.O. McIntyre Professorship for Teaching Excellence

The Award Comes with a $10,000 Salary Supplement for Next Academic Year Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2016) — Associate Professor Jennifer Rowe is the 2016 winner of the O.O. McIntyre Professorship at the Missouri School of Journalism. The award recognizes teaching excellence and comes with a $10,000 salary supplement for the 2016-17 academic year. Nominators … Continued

National Association of Black Journalists Travel to Atlanta for Media Tour

32 Students Visit News Media, Agencies; Connect with Alumni During Trip By Seinga Macauley Public Relations Chair NABJ Mizzou Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2016) — The National Association of Black Journalists Ale Chapter (NABJ) traveled to Atlanta, Feb. 2-7, for its annual Media Tour. The trip is the group’s most anticipated event of the school … Continued

MSNBC Managing Editor Rashida Jones Headlines 4th Annual Unity Conference

‘Journalism 20/20: The Future of Journalism’ Shared Advice on Personal Growth and the Future of the Journalism Industry By Seinga Macauley Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2015) — Future changes in digital journalism, career expectations and personal goal-setting were key topics of the 4th annual Unity Conference at the Missouri School of Journalism. “Journalism 20/20: The … Continued

Missouri Honor Medalist Lincoln Stephens Presents ‘Life Is A Pitch’ Workshop

Stephens Joins Other Journalism Alumni to Share the Importance in Personal Branding Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 17, 2015) — The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Ale Chapter at the University of Missouri hosted 2015 Missouri Honor Medalist Lincoln Stephens, BJ ’03, during the “Life Is A Pitch” workshop and reception. This workshop was a special … Continued