KOMU-TV Student Team Gains Hands-On Training Covering President Trump Event

Top-right, from left, Missouri undergraduate students Jacob Cavaiani, Eric Graves, Mercedes Mackay and Hannah Thomas recently traveled from Columbia to Springfield to report on a rally being held for Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley and attended by President Donald Trump. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 1, 2018) — Senior Mercedes Mackay arrived at KOMU-TV … Continued

Journalism undergrad co-publishes research in academic journal

Missouri junior Caroline Dade, who admits she likes dense academic reports, says she has enjoyed being able to “bridge a gap” between the journalism industry and academia with her research. For Caroline Dade, research ‘bridges gap’ between academia and journalism industry By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 6, 2018) — Tucked among the names of … Continued

Jamie Grey Nominated for Emmy in the Crime/Single Story/Series Category

For her Emmy-nominated story for KOMU, former assistant professor Jamie Grey utilized multiple body camera videos and video depositions as well as shot portions of the story using just her iPad. Nomination Places J-School Instructor’s Work Head-to-Head with Major News Outlets in St. Louis, Kansas City Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 20, 2018) — Former assistant professor … Continued

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

Serving as working laboratories for broadcast journalism students at the Missouri School of Journalism, KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV have consistently bested professional news outlets nationwide in competition for RTDNA’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. Missouri’s Student-Staffed Media Outlets Compete with the Nation’s Best…and Win Columbia, Mo. (June 22, 2018) — KBIA-FM has won its fifth consecutive … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 11 Awards from Missouri Broadcasters Association

University of Missouri faculty, staff and alumni on hand for the 2018 Missouri Broadcasters Association award banquet included (top, left to right) Dean David Kurpius; Kent Collins, BJ ’70, associate professor; Bob Priddy, BJ ’63, Missourinet news director (retired); Clyde Lear, MA ’68, founder of Learfield Communications. Bottom, left to right: Landon Burke, BJ ’15, … Continued

Missouri Undergrads Leverage RJI Fellowships to Help Established Media Outlets ‘Push the Envelope’

Clockwise from top-left, the 2018 RJI Student Innovation Fellows are Meg Cunningham, Kyra Haas, Humera Lodhi, Rachel Thomas and Hannah Rodriguez. News Organizations Gain Access to ‘Innovative, Tech-Savvy Journalism Students’ Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2018) — Five Missouri School of Journalism seniors will help advance new storytelling initiatives and business practices at leading news organizations … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Earns First Place in Broadcast Radio and TV Category of Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Often called “the Pulitzers of college journalism,” the Hearst program holds year-long competitions in writing, photojournalism, broadcast news and multimedia for journalism undergraduates. Columbia, Mo. (June 5, 2018) — For the second year in a row, the Missouri School of Journalism has been named first-place winner in the 2017-18 Intercollegiate Competition in the Broadcast Radio … Continued

Global Journalist Wins Two ‘Telly’ Awards for Online Videos

As part of their Missouri Method training, J-School students worked as producers for two Telly Award-winning episodes of Global Journalist. Top row, left to right: Aleissa Bleyl, Maria Fernanda Callejon, Jinghong Chen, Lily Cusack. Bottom row: Rachel Foster-Gimbel, Safiya Sadyr, Denitsa Tsekova. Student-Produced Episodes Net Silver Trophies Among 12,000 Entries Nationwide Columbia, Mo. (May 23, … Continued