School Welcomes 88 High-Achieving Walter Williams Scholars to Campus

2019-20 freshmen class represents the largest ever accepted for the honor. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed a record 88 new Walter William Scholars on Wednesday, Aug. 21. During a short ceremony, scholars were recognized individually for their accomplishments in high school. Each student received a Walter Williams Scholars … Continued

Jennifer Mosbrucker Awarded O.O. McIntyre Fellowship

The honor is the highest postgraduate award offered by the School. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 19, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism alumna Jennifer Mosbrucker, BJ ’19, has won the O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the Missouri School of Journalism. The program’s one-year, $12,000 stipend allows a recent graduate to delve … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students and Alumni to Present More Than 60 Papers at AEJMC Conference

Six papers earned top research awards; more than 40 Missouri journalism scholars to serve as moderators, discussants, panelists and workshop leaders. Columbia, Mo. (July 24, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present more than 60 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference Aug. … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Launches New Investigative Fellowship Program To Support Authors

The Watchdog Writers Group will provide stipends to authors and give students hands-on experience in investigative journalism. Columbia, Mo. (July 24, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism is launching a groundbreaking fellowship program to support authors as they write in-depth print journalism projects while also training future generations of investigative reporters. The Watchdog Writers … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Receive Society of Professional Journalists’ Regional, National Awards

Vox Magazine a Finalist for Best Student Magazine Columbia, Mo. (July 18, 2019) — The Society of Professional Journalists‘ recognized several students from the Missouri School of Journalism in its regional and national Mark of Excellence contests earlier this year for top content. The local work was published in the students’ respective newsrooms – KBIA-FM, … Continued

KBIA, KOMU Win 23 Honors at the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards

The annual contest honors outstanding journalism published in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. Columbia, Mo. (June 17, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism took home an impressive number of awards – 23 in total – from the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards banquet held earlier this month. KBIA won 18 awards, … Continued

Hands-On Investigative Reporting Project Leads Missouri Attorney General to Launch New Probe

Classroom Project for Real-World Media Outlets Reinforces the Importance of ‘Following Up on Everything’ By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (June 4, 2019) — A recent investigative story published by Kyra Haas, BJ ’19, and Aviva Okeson-Haberman, BJ ’19, about service failures of Missouri’s adult abuse hotline prompted an investigation by the Missouri Attorney General‘s office. … Continued

Students Gain Hands-On Experience Developing Campaigns to Attract Audiences to Boxing

Fox Sports has option to implement winning team’s marketing ideas By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Missouri (May 29, 2019) — Four undergraduate strategic communication teams gained hands-on marketing experience this spring as they developed national marketing campaigns to increase viewership of Premier Boxing Champions on Fox Sports. As part of its Fox Sports University (FSU) program, … Continued