Students Explore Options for Professional Development and Networking at Fall Welcome

The Annual Event Offered Access to 30 Journalism-Related Organizations By Gwendolyn Girsdansky Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2012) — Professional development and networking opportunities were in abundance for current, new and transfer students interested in studying journalism during the annual Fall Welcome event sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism. Approximately 500 students visited … Continued

Sports Writing Senior Wins $5,000 Jim Murray Memorial Foundation Scholarship

By Celia Darrough Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2012) — Andrew Wagaman, a Missouri School of Journalism senior from Schnecksville, Pa., has been selected as a winner of the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation scholarship. Wagaman, a print and digital journalism major, will receive a $5,000 award and a trip to La Quinta, Calif., for the Jim … Continued

Journalism Students Produce 10-Part Series on Book Challenges in Missouri’s Public Schools

The “Unfit to Read” Project Provides Hands-on Experience with Sunshine Requests Columbia, Mo. (July 25, 2012) — Graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in a Missouri School of Journalism course have produced a 10-part series about book challenges in the state’s public schools. The investigative report, recently published in the Columbia Missourian, includes three interactive graphics. … Continued

2012 Hearst National Championship Winners Named

Missouri School of Journalism Has Two National Winners and One National Finalist San Francisco (June 12, 2012) — The William Randolph Hearst Foundation‘s Journalism Awards Program has announced its national champions. The 52nd annual Hearst Championships, which were held June 4-7, were the culmination of the 2011-12 Journalism Awards Program. These are held in 106 … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Students Head to Work as Journalists

Seven Selected for Prestigious Dow Jones News Fund Summer Internships Princeton, N.J. (June 11, 2012)— Seven Missouri School of Journalism students have been selected by the Dow Jones News Fund to work as news and sports copy editors, multimedia editors and business reporters at news organizations across the country this summer. They were among the … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Scholars to Participate in Global Research Conference

Faculty, Students and Alumni to Present 23 Papers, Lead Two Sessions Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2012) — The Missouri School of Journalism scholars will join those from more than 60 counties and the top universities in the world at the upcoming International Communication Association meeting in Phoenix. Faculty, students and alumni will present 23 conference … Continued