Missouri School of Journalism Launches New Investigative Fellowship Program To Support Authors

The Watchdog Writers Group will provide stipends to authors and give students hands-on experience in investigative journalism. Columbia, Mo. (July 24, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism is launching a groundbreaking fellowship program to support authors as they write in-depth print journalism projects while also training future generations of investigative reporters. The Watchdog Writers … Continued

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

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

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

3 Missouri Journalism students awarded Dow Jones News Fund internships

Program includes paid summer internship and $1,000 scholarship for returning students. Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2019) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 79 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) data and business internships for this summer. Winning students will work … Continued

Missouri Journalism Senior Wins Prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Award

Daphne Psaledakis Among 16 Winners Chosen from 175 Applicants from 50 Colleges/Universities Nationwide New York City (March 6, 2019) — Daphne Psaledakis, a senior at the University of Missouri, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2019 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon held at the Yale Club in New York City. C.J. … 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