Journalism Professor named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advertising

Shelly Rodgers to serve three-year term. Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been selected as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Advertising (JA). Rodgers is only the third woman and the first individual at the University of Missouri to serve as editor-in-chief in … Continued

6 Missouri Journalism Professors Awarded Hearst Faculty Fellowships

The Competitive Grants Will Advance the School’s Strategic Plan Columbia, Mo. (March 22, 2019) — Six Missouri School of Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant for the 2019-20 academic year. The fellowships are part of a two-year, $150,000 grant awarded to the School to help support initiatives … Continued

Advertising Scholar on Consumer Behavior to Present on Tuesday, March 19

Ron Faber Will Talk on Compulsive Buying and Understanding the Harmful Behavior Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2019) — Ron Faber, an internationally recognized scholar and author, will lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program. Faber will give his presentation, “Attempting to Understand Compulsive Buying: A 25 … Continued

Moore Foundation Awards $500,000-Plus Grant to Support Health Journalism

Association of Health Care Journalists Professional Organization is Headquartered at Missouri Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2018) — The Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists, has been awarded a grant of more than half a million dollars to strengthen the knowledge and skills of health … Continued

Journalism Undergrad Co-Publishes Research in Academic Journal

For Caroline Dade, Research ‘Bridges Gap’ between Academia and Journalism Industry By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 6, 2018) — Tucked among the names of graduate students and professors listed in a recent issue of the academic research journal “Media Practice and Education” is undergraduate journalism student Caroline Dade. The Rogersville, Missouri, native contributed to … Continued

Journalism School to Host ‘A Conversation on Climate Change’

Amy Martin and Nathaniel Rich Will Discuss Their Work Documenting Effects of Climate Change and Ways Forward Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism will welcome radio journalist and podcast producer Amy Martin and writer/author Nathaniel Rich to campus Sept. 19-21. The visit is part of the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship … Continued

Top Awards and Numerous Paper Presentations Among Missouri’s Highlights at Upcoming Academic Conference

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention Will Be Held Aug. 6-9 in Washington, D.C. Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2018) — Top awards, numerous paper presentations and a reception will be among the highlights for Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni attending the annual Association for Education in Journalism and … Continued

Workshop Equips High Schoolers with Investigative Reporting Skills

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2018) — A group of high schoolers from California to New Jersey are leaving a Missouri School of Journalism workshop equipped with more investigative reporting skills and a better idea if investigative journalism might be the job for them. The Missouri Investigative Journalism Workshop, which launched this summer, … Continued

Yong Volz Named Outstanding Adviser for National Honor Society

Volz is the First Winner from Mizzou in More Than 30 Years Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2018) — Kappa Tau Alpha will honor Missouri Journalism Associate Professor Yong Volz with the William H. Taft Outstanding Adviser Award during the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Washington this August. … Continued