Journalism Professor Launches Exhibition of Historic Mississippi Photographs

This Is the First Major Showing of the Work of O.N. Pruitt to the Public After 30 Years of Archiving and Research Columbia, Missouri (March 3, 2017) — Berkley Hudson, an associate professor of magazine journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, launched an exhibit of historic Mississippi photographs on March 1. The exhibit features … Continued

Tom Warhover Steps Down as Executive Editor of the Columbia Missourian

He Will Return to Full-Time Teaching, Research for the Spring Semester Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 9, 2017) — Tom Warhover is stepping down as executive editor of the Columbia Missourian. The professional community newspaper serves as a training laboratory for Missouri School of Journalism students. Warhover, an associate professor at the University of Missouri, will return … Continued

Master’s Student Named 2017 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow

Riley Beggin will be the 2017 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow at ABC News in Washington, D.C., in spring 2017. Riley Beggin to Work at ABC News Washington Bureau in the Spring By JoEllen Grohs Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 7, 2016) — Riley Beggin, a Missouri School of Journalism master’s student, will be the 2017 David Kaplan Memorial … Continued

Finalists Selected to Develop Mobile Intelligence Apps for Journalism

The 10th Annual RJI Student Competition Focuses on Harnessing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technologies By Mike McKean Director of the Futures Lab Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2016) — Students taking part in the 2016-17 RJI Student Competition at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute are harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to develop mobile … Continued

Alumna to Share Inner Workings of Investigative Journalists

Marina Walker Guevara Will Speak on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Reynolds Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 2, 2016) — Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05, the deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, will share dramatic, behind-the-scenes details about several major investigative projects on Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Missouri School of Journalism. The … Continued

Pulitzer Prize-Winner Leonard Pitts Jr. Discusses Politics, Journalism, Truth

The Gerald M. Boyd Lecture Series Honors Alumnus Who Served as First African-American Editor of The New York Times By Ashley Rhoades Columbia, Mo., (Oct. 6, 2016) — Nationally syndicated columnist and author Leonard Pitts Jr. was honored as the guest speaker for the Gerald M. Boyd Lecture Series on Politics and Press Responsibility Sept. … Continued

Students Create New Guide to Covering Race and Hunger

Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight Provides Resources for Journalists Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2016) — A new online guide to help journalists covering race and hunger is now available on the Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight website. The site was produced by Missouri School of Journalism students in a semester-long capstone course, in cooperation … Continued

Missouri Business Alert Celebrates 4th Anniversary with New Offerings, Readership Increases

The Publication Provides Professional Reporting Experience for Missouri Journalism Students Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Missouri Business Alert, a digital business news startup at the Missouri School of Journalism, celebrates its four-year anniversary this July. Students from the Missouri School of Journalism and University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business are engaged in all … Continued

An Interviewing Tool for the Apple Watch Wins RJI Student Competition

Team Recordly Will Present Its Plan to Executives at Apple Headquarters in Cupertino, California, on May 18 Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2016) — Nearly 100 students came to the first speed dating session. Sixteen teams submitted ideas. Ten teams made initial pitches. Five finalists received funds and mentoring to make those ideas a reality. Today, … Continued