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

Convergence reporting class helped prepare junior Caroline Watkins for fast-paced reporting environment. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2019) — As they were reporting on the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s child, CBS News correspondents based in London turned to the “Royal Baby Bible,” a resource packed with information compiled by a … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Students Gain Hands-On Experience Working for Fee-Based Clients

AdZou’s Impact? $5,000 in One Day. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2019) — Twenty-eight teams consisting of 211 strategic communication seniors from the Missouri School of Journalism tackled creative marketing and advertising campaigns for 18 local and regional clients this semester as part of AdZou, the School’s fully-integrated strategic communication agency. The seven- … Continued

3 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Internships

Program Includes Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2019) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 79 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) data and business internships for this summer. Winning students will work … Continued

Documentary Journalism Students to Premier Their Films at Third Annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival on May 15 at the Missouri Theater

14 Students Will Be Showing Short Documentary Films Over Three Different Time Blocks Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism will hold its third annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival on May 15 at the Missouri Theater in downtown Columbia, Mo. The festival is a showcase of the … Continued

Grad Students Tasked with Solving Associated Press Challenge Win Business-Journalism Competition

Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2019) — A University of Missouri team of students tasked with increasing awareness, bringing in more customers and monetizing the health and science vertical at the Associated Press won the 10th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition. The competition brought together graduate students from the Missouri School of … Continued

School of Journalism Undergraduate Academic Adviser Shawn Wallace Wins 2019 Catalyst Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2019) — Shawn Wallace, undergraduate academic adviser, has received the University of Missouri‘s LGBTQ Resource Center’s Catalyst Award. Established in 1998, Catalyst Awards is an annual event aimed at bringing together LGBTQ activists, volunteers, students, and community members. Any group, individual, or event may be nominated for a Catalyst Award, which … Continued

Professor Suzette Heiman Named 2019 MJEA Friend of Scholastic Journalism

Annual Award Is Given for Making a Significant Contribution to Scholastic Journalism Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2019) — Suzette Heiman, strategic communication professor at the School of Journalism, has been named the 2019 Missouri Journalism Education Association (MJEA) Friend of Scholastic Journalism for her work in supporting student journalists from all corners of Missouri. The … Continued