London Internship Provides Opportunity for Missouri Student to Help Compile ‘Royal Baby Bible’ for CBS News-London Correspondents

During a particularly event-filled London internship, convergence journalism junior Caroline Watkins worked as part of a research team to compile what came to be known as the “Royal Baby Bible,” a resource that put relevant facts at the fingertips of CBS News correspondents as they were filing their reports on the birth of Prince Harry … Continued

DC Symposium to Discuss Social Media and the First Amendment

The Missouri-Hurley Price Sloan symposium “Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment” will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide, is the scheduled keynote speaker. Barbara Cochran, … Continued

Journalism Students Gain Hands-On Experience While Providing Statehouse Coverage to News Outlets Across the State

For nearly 50 years, the Missouri State Reporting Program has offered J-School students an opportunity to get real-world reporting experiences while providing a vital service to news organizations that otherwise would be unable to offer coverage of the activities of the Missouri State Legislature in Jefferson City. Undergraduate Reporters Provide Political News for 226 MPA … Continued

Association for Women in Sports Media Names Mizzou Student Devin Kane an ‘AWSM Scholar’

University of Missouri strategic communication junior Devin Kane has been named one of eight AWSM Scholars nationwide. Kane will receive a $1,000 scholarship and work a paid internship with USA Softball in Oklahoma City this summer. Strategic Communication Junior Will Receive $1,000 Scholarship, Paid Summer Internship Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2018) — The Association for … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Tackle Learning Tennis Reporting in Foreign Culture

To help provide English-language coverage of the China Open tennis tournament, several Missouri School of Journalism students recently got well outside their comfort zone by traveling to Beijing and picking up tips from veteran journalists from around the world. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2018) Travel to China. Check! Report on a major … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win National Edward R. Murrow Awards

Serving as working laboratories for broadcast journalism students at the Missouri School of Journalism, KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV have consistently bested professional news outlets nationwide in competition for RTDNA’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. Missouri’s Student-Staffed Media Outlets Compete with the Nation’s Best…and Win Columbia, Mo. (June 22, 2018) — KBIA-FM has won its fifth consecutive … Continued

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

Clockwise from top-left, the 2018 RJI Student Innovation Fellows are Meg Cunningham, Kyra Haas, Humera Lodhi, Rachel Thomas and Hannah Rodriguez. 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 … Continued

BBC Radio Visits with Dean Kurpius About Challenges Facing Journalists

Missouri School of Journalism Dean David Kurpius said well-trained journalists are the key to entering a new “Golden Age” of reporting during his remarks to the Missouri-Hurley Symposium, held March 9 at the National Press Club in Washington. Emerging Technologies, Social Media Give Citizens Access to Information Washington (March 13, 2017) — BBC newsreader Charissa Chadderton … Continued