Master’s Student Receives Scholar Award from the Overseas Press Club Foundation

Suman Naishadham Honored at NYC Luncheon, Reception at Reuters By Jane Reilly Overseas Press Club of America New York City (March 21, 2018) — Suman Naishadham, a journalism graduate student at the University of Missouri, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2018 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon held at the Yale … Continued

‘Shark Tank’ Entrepreneur to Share Pitching Tips at Upcoming RJI Event

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2018) — Next week, student competition teams at the Reynolds Journalism Institute will receive pitching advice from a “Shark Tank” entrepreneur before making their own journalism product pitches to competition judges this spring. Tranquilo CEO Melissa Gersin of Boston will speak about her preparation and pitch for the … Continued

Print and Digital News Senior Hannah Black Wins $2,000 Homer L. Hall Scholarship

Her ‘Community Beat’ Reporting Was Cited for Both Novelty and Sense of Connection Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism print and digital news senior Hannah Black has been named the 2018 recipient of the Homer L. Hall Scholarship. A native of Independence, Missouri, Black has spent the better part of the … Continued

Annie Rice Named Recipient of the C. Zoe Smith Scholarship in Photojournalism

Scholarship Will Help Graduate Student Document Families of Missing Persons Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 10, 2018) — Photojournalism graduate student Annie Rice’s interest in people leads her to stories that haven’t been told. A $1,000 scholarship will help her to tell the stories of the families of missing people in Missouri for her master’s project. Rice … Continued

Master’s Student Carolina Vargas Receives $5,000 Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting

Vargas Interned for Bloomberg BNA While Studying Business Reporting Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2017) — Carolina Vargas is the recipient of the $5,000 Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting for 2017. Vargas is a second-year master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism, where she is studying business reporting. Last summer, Vargas was an intern … Continued

Lily O’Neill Receives the $2,000 Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism

Magazine Writing Junior Plans to Study Abroad, Intern at Missouri Business Alert Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 20, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Lily O’Neill is the 2017 recipient of the $2,000 Jerry Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism. She is studying journalism with an emphasis in magazine writing and a minor in Spanish. “My goal … Continued

11 Graduate Students Receive $3,000 White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarships

The Group Was Honored by Top Journalists and Other Dignitaries at the Organization’s Annual Dinner Washington (June 5, 2017) — Eleven Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, selected as White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship recipients, received a $3,000 grant to study in Washington, D.C., during the 2016-17 academic year. They and the 13 other recipients … Continued

Freshman Caroline Dade Named Outstanding First-Year Discovery Fellow

The Program Pairs Top Scholars with Students to Learn About the Process of Conducting Research By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (May 23, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism freshman Caroline Dade was recently named the Outstanding First-Year Discovery Fellow by the University of Missouri Honors College. Dade, from Rogersville, Missouri, is a Walter Williams Scholar, … Continued

Natalia Alamdari Wins $1,500 Copy Editing Scholarship

She Is One of 4 College Students in the U.S. to Win This Award Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2017) — Natalia Alamdari is one of four U.S. college students to win a $1,500 scholarship for editing from the American Copy Editors Society. The award was presented at the annual national conference held this year on … Continued