ASNE and Missouri School of Journalism Develop Unique Training Resources for High Schools

24 Ready-to-Present Online Modules Available Now By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (April 6, 2016) — The American Society of News Editors collaborated with Missouri School of Journalism faculty and staff to develop journalism training resources for secondary-school teachers and students. “Both the novice and experienced journalism teacher can take their student media program to the … Continued

Tom Gray, Former General Manager of KOMU-TV, Dies

The Station Received the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence Under Gray’s Leadership Columbia, Mo. (April 6, 2016) — Thomas Richard Gray, 76, of Columbia, former general manager of KOMU-TV, passed away on March 31, 2016. Gray took over as general manager in 1974. The station is the only university-owned, fully commercial television … Continued

School Announces Members of New Strategic Planning Leadership Team

The 8-Month Planning Process Will Begin in April Columbia, Mo. (April 5, 2016) — Dean David Kurpius has announced the formation of a new Strategic Planning Leadership Team at the Missouri School of Journalism. The group, made up of faculty, staff, a student and alumni, will hold its first meeting in mid April. The formation … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins Oral Health Champion Award

The Missouri Coalition for Oral Health Recognizes Station’s Stories About Access to Dental Services for Underserved Populations Columbia, Mo. (March 15, 2016) — The Missouri Coalition for Oral Health recognized KBIA-FM with an Oral Health Champion Award for its outstanding coverage of oral health policy and the ways in which limited access to oral health … Continued

New Series of Workshops on Inclusiveness to Start in February

Sessions Will Focus on Challenges Faced by Higher Education Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism is taking a leadership role in helping future journalists and strategic communicators accurately reflect people from diverse backgrounds, said Dean David Kurpius in announcing a new series of workshops on inclusiveness. “Developing an inclusive lens … Continued

Alan Toigo Wins November MU Service Champion Award

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 16, 2015) — Alan Toigo, a senior support business specialist at the Missouri School of Journalism, has received the University of Missouri Service Champion Award for November. The award recognizes outstanding staff members who go above and beyond what is expected. The Staff Advisory Council selects one person each month for this … Continued

More than 560 Awards and Honors: Missouri Students, Faculty Celebrate Excellence

Individual and School Achievements Represent the Highest Standards in Research, Multimedia, Writing and More Columbia, Mo. (July 14, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students, faculty and staff earned more than 560 top awards, honors and other recognitions during the 2014-15 academic year. Among the listings are a National Edward R. Murrow Award, selections for … Continued

4 Missouri Journalism Faculty and Staff Members Retire

Phill Brooks, Roger Fidler, Dean Mills and Daryl Moen Leave a Legacy of Teaching, Innovation and Leadership Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty and staff recently gathered to recognize the retirements of four faculty and staff members. Phill Brooks, Roger Fidler, Dean Mills and Daryl Moen leave a legacy of … Continued

Systems Administrator John Meyer Wins Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Nominators Praise His Knowledge of Technology and Helpful, Friendly Attitude Columbia, Mo. (May 11, 2015) — John Meyer, the systems administrator at the Missouri School of Journalism, is the 2015 winner of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award. He was named during a recognition ceremony on May 8 in the Fred W. Smith Forum at … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award for Its Website

The Honor Recognizes Outstanding Work by Missouri Journalism Students and Professional Staff By Hope Kirwan Columbia, Mo. (June 24, 2014) — KBIA-FM is a winner of a 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Award, the Radio Television Digital News Association announced on June 11. The award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. In the category for … Continued