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

Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, is the third woman and first individual from Mizzou to serve as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Advertising, a quarterly, peer-reviewed international academic journal covering advertising theories and their relationship with practice. Shelly Rodgers to serve three-year term. Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic … Continued

SEC Honors Strategic Communication Professor Shelly Rodgers with Faculty Achievement Award

Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, has been awarded the 2019 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Achievement award. The Honor Qualifies Rodgers as the University of Missouri Nominee for the SEC’s Professor of the Year Award Columbia, Mo. (March 28, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been … Continued

6 Missouri Journalism Professors Awarded Hearst Faculty Fellowships

Missouri Journalism faculty receiving a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant for the 2019-20 academic year are (clockwise from top-left) Elizabeth W. Frogge, Holly Higginbotham, Sara Shipley Hiles, Ron Stodghill, Amy Simons and Cristina Mislán. The Competitive Grants Will Advance the School’s Strategic Plan Columbia, Mo. (March 22, 2019) — Six Missouri School of Journalism … Continued

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

Internationally-recognized scholar and author Ronald J. Faber will lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program from noon to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, in the Fred W. Smith Forum of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Faber’s presentation is free and open to the public. Ron Faber Will … Continued

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

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation recently made a three-year grant of $509,400 to the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists headquartered at the J-School. Association of Health Care Journalists Professional Organization is Headquartered at Missouri Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2018) — The Center … 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

Journalism School to Host ‘A Conversation on Climate Change’

Radio journalist and podcast producer Amy Martin and writer/author Nathaniel Rich are scheduled to host a joint lecture, “A Conversation on Climate Change,” at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20 in Fisher Auditorium, Gannett Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Amy Martin and Nathaniel Rich Will Discuss Their Work Documenting Effects of … Continued

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

The annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention will be held in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6-9. Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius will host a reception for convention-goers from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in room W107, at the Renaissance Hotel Downtown. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention … Continued

Workshop Equips High Schoolers with Investigative Reporting Skills

High school students from across the U.S. took a deep dive into research and reporting during the inaugural Missouri Investigative Journalism Workshop held at the Missouri School of Journalism with support from Investigative Reporters and Editors, which is headquartered at the School. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2018) — A group of high … Continued

Yong Volz Named Outstanding Adviser for National Honor Society

Associate Professor Yong Volz is the 2018 winner of the William H. Taft Outstanding Adviser Award from Kappa Tau Alpha, the first winner from the University of Missouri since 1987. Volz is the First Winner from Mizzou in More Than 30 Years Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2018) — Kappa Tau Alpha will honor Missouri Journalism … Continued