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 Program Will Begin at 6 p.m., Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena Columbia, Mo. (May 2, 2019) — 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 on the University of Missouri campus. Seating is open, and no … Continued

Columbia Missourian Wins 18 Associated Press Media Editors Awards

Digital-First Community Newspaper Serves as Real-World Learning Environment for J-School Students Kansas City (Feb. 1, 2019) — The Columbia Missourian has won 18 awards in the 2018 Associated Press Media Editors Newspaper Contest, including the General Excellence award for Division II, newspapers with a weekly circulation of 25,000-150,000, recognizing the newspaper with the most individual … Continued

New Distinguished Industry Ambassadors Program Launches at Missouri

McClatchy Digital Senior Editor Anna Buchmann to Be the First Ambassador Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism today announced a new Distinguished Industry Ambassadors Program that will create real-time academe-industry engagement opportunities. Among the goals are to exchange resources, collaborate on ways to implement new technologies and enhance storytelling on … Continued

Missourian Wins 64 Missouri Press Association 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 the division of newspapers with circulations from 5,001 to 15,000 and won awards for written stories, photos, ongoing coverage, multimedia, graphics, design and projects published in … Continued

School to Host Open House During Mizzou Family Weekend

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. 21, for students in journalism and their families. The event is held in conjunction with Family Weekend, sponsored by the University of Missouri. A … Continued

ESPN Veteran Michael Knisley to Lead Columbia Missourian Sports Coverage

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 extensive national and major market storytelling experience, will be the new sports editor for the Columbia Missourian, effective Aug. 1. Knisley, who most recently was senior deputy … Continued

Four Journalism Faculty Awarded Hearst Fellowship Grants

The Two-Year, $150,000 Grant Funds Faculty Salary Supplements and Support for Research Columbia, Mo. (June 27, 2018) — Four University of Missouri Journalism faculty have been selected to receive a William Randolph Hearst Faculty Fellowship grant. The fellowships provide salary enhancement and program and research funding. The Hearst Faculty Fellowships were established in 2017 at … Continued

Lauren Puckett Wins the 2018 Don Romero Prize for Magazine Writing

Master’s Student Finds Herself Drawn to Community Engagement, Even When Assigned to Write about Food Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Lauren Puckett, BJ ’17, is the winner of the 2018 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing. She receives a $1,000 cash award. Puckett was born and raised … Continued

Special Public Exhibit Showcases Work of Graduating Photojournalism Students

‘Parting Shots’ Exhibit Now in McDougall Center Gallery in Lee Hills Hall through Sept. 17 By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2018) — Graduating photojournalism students at the Missouri School of Journalism got one last hurrah before commencement on May 13: their own photography exhibit. “Parting Shots 7” is an annual gallery show that … Continued