Missouri Journalism Students Receive Society of Professional Journalists’ Regional, National Awards

Vox Magazine a Finalist for Best Student Magazine Columbia, Mo. (July 18, 2019) — The Society of Professional Journalists‘ recognized several students from the Missouri School of Journalism in its regional and national Mark of Excellence contests earlier this year for top content. The local work was published in the students’ respective newsrooms – KBIA-FM, … Continued

Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

Stacey Woelfel, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be adding some new oversight duties to his portfolio as the new director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. In this role, Woelfel will be overseeing the institute’s four-drone fleet, … Continued

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

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

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

Visual Arts Showcase Allows Photojournalism Student to Display Her Artistic Side

Emmalee Reed and Two Other J-Schoolers Among 50 Competing for $8K in Professional Development Awards By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 11, 2019) — University of Missouri sophomore Emmalee Reed says her mom wanted her to go to art school after graduating from high school. Reed had won a statewide art contest in Arkansas and … Continued