Senior Claire Mitzel Awarded $2,500 Homer L. Hall Scholarship

The Scholarship Honors a Former Missouri High School Newspaper Adviser Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 20, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Claire Mitzel has been named the 2019 recipient of the Homer L. Hall Scholarship. The Roanoke, Virginia, native has spent the past two years working as an assistant city editor and reporter for the … 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

School Welcomes 50 High-Achieving Walter Williams Scholars to Campus

In Addition to Academics, Incoming Freshmen Boast Impressive Achievements in Journalism, Leadership, Sports, and More Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 31, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed 50 new Walter Williams Scholars on Wednesday, Aug. 29. The students come from 16 states across the country. To be considered for the Walter Williams Scholars program, candidates … Continued

Business Journalism Chair Honored for His Commitment to International Education

Randy Smith Cited for His Support of Training and Placement Opportunities for Students Around the World By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (July 26, 2018) — Journalism professor Randy Smith, BJ ’74, was recently honored with the 2018 C. Brice Ratchford Memorial Fellowship Award for his contributions and commitment to international journalism education. The University of … Continued

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants $450,000 to Journalism Training, Resources

Columbia, Mo. (June 27, 2018) — The Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists, has been awarded a three-year grant renewal of $450,000 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to continue offering training and resources for journalists covering health issues. The center and association … Continued

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

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 as the latest group of RJI Student Innovation Fellows. Their projects will range from creating Snapchat content intended to reach first-time … Continued

Fellowship Program Honoring Fallen ABC News Journalist Reaches Quarter-Century Mark

David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship Provides Mizzou Students with Opportunity to Gain Hands-On Experience and Mentorship By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 1, 2018) — For twenty-five years, students from the Missouri School of Journalism have had the opportunity to spend a semester at ABC News in Washington D.C. as a David Kaplan Memorial Fellow. To … Continued

Journalism Student Takes Deep Dive into Research, Learns Time Management Skills as Discovery Fellow

Assessing Newspaper Pay Models, Anna Lewis Battled Poorly-Designed Websites While Balancing Other Coursework By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2018) — As a freshman interested in writing for a digital publication, University of Missouri undergraduate student Anna Lewis already has a basic grasp on pay models and their importance to the industry she’s considering. … Continued

Recent Photojournalism Graduate Kayla Wolf Competing for National Hearst Award

Earning Respect and Trust Lent Wolf’s ‘Last Best Day’ Images Particular Intimacy By Jennifer Nelson Reynolds Journalism Institute Recent Mizzou alumna Kayla Wolf, BJ ’17, is competing as one of 10 photojournalism semi-finalists in the 2018 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Wolf will submit an additional photo portfolio as a semi-finalist to be considered for Hearst’s National … Continued