Keegan Pope Wins the 2019 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Story submissions taught him how to be concise, connect with cancer patient and keep a data story interesting. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 7, 2019) — Recent graduate Keegan Pope, MA ’19, received the 2019 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing as a graduate student. His prize includes a $1,000 cash award. Funding for the Romero … Continued

School to Recognize 532 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 532 May and August graduates at its 6 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena. The alumna speaker will be Elise Hu, BJ ’03, a Los Angeles-based correspondent and video host for NPR. Antoinette Miller will serve as master of ceremonies and the student speaker will … Continued

Columbia Missourian Wins 18 Associated Press Media Editors Awards

Staffed by Missouri School of Journalism students who do the reporting, design, copy editing, information graphics, photography and multimedia, the Columbia Missourian has won 18 awards in the 2018 Associated Press Media Editors Newspaper Contest. Digital-First Community Newspaper Serves as Real-World Learning Environment for J-School Students Kansas City (Feb. 1, 2019) — The Columbia Missourian … Continued

New Distinguished Industry Ambassadors Program Launches at Missouri

Digital Senior Editor for McClatchy Anna Buchmann has been named as the first Distinguished Industry Ambassador at the Missouri School of Journalism. She will serve in this role on the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus Oct. 8-12. McClatchy Digital Senior Editor Anna Buchmann to Be the First Ambassador Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2018) — The … Continued

Missourian Wins 64 Missouri Press Association Awards

Staffed primarily by Missouri Journalism students, the Columbia Missourian regularly beats out the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City Star and Columbia Tribune for state journalism awards. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2018) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 64 awards Saturday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. The Missourian competed in … Continued

School to Host Open House During Mizzou Family Weekend

As part of MU’s Family Weekend activities, the J-School will be hosting an open house at its newsrooms, including the Columbia Missourian. Event Will Be Held on Friday Afternoon, Sept. 21 Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 11, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. … Continued

ESPN Veteran Michael Knisley to Lead Columbia Missourian Sports Coverage

Award-winning multimedia sports editor Michael Knisley will serve as an assistant professor of professional practice and the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian, effective Aug. 1. The Award-Winning Editor Brings Extensive National Storytelling Experience to the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (July 11, 2018) — Michael Knisley, an award-winning multimedia sports editor with … Continued

Four Journalism Faculty Awarded Hearst Fellowship Grants

Four University of Missouri Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant. Clockwise from top-left, Ryan Famuliner, Keith Greenwood, Jeimmie Nevalga and Laura Johnston will received supplemental support as they work to enhance the Missouri Method, the J-School’s foundational approach to learning. The Two-Year, $150,000 Grant Funds Faculty Salary … Continued

Lauren Puckett Wins the 2018 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Master’s student Lauren Puckett, asked to write a story about the making of tamales at a local eatery, ended up turning her assignment into a community-engagement piece. Puckett is this year’s winner of the Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing. Master’s Student Finds Herself Drawn to Community Engagement, Even When Assigned to Write about Food … Continued

Special Public Exhibit Showcases Work of Graduating Photojournalism Students

Graduating photojournalism students were responsible for the entire “Parting Shots 7” exhibit, an annual gallery show which recognizes some of the best work by Missouri students. Planning and mounting the exhibit included editing, toning and printing the selected images. ‘Parting Shots’ Exhibit Now in McDougall Center Gallery in Lee Hills Hall through Sept. 17 By … Continued