Fellows will discuss what they learned and answer questions about their projects during the webinar. The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s 2020-2021 fellows will present an overview of their projects on Tuesday, Feb. 16 beginning 11 a.m. CST. Six fellows will discuss their project and what they learned, how they accomplished their goals, and share … Continued
KOMU 8 in Columbia, Missouri, is the nation’s only teaching laboratory inside a commercial network-affiliated TV station. The challenges are no different from other newsrooms—just layered on top of the challenges facing the next generation of journalists. We’re providing a first-hand view (and maybe a little advice) from an industry veteran who agreed to lead … Continued
Take that thing you’ve been thinking about doing for awhile now and make it real. A few years ago, I had this idea. I wondered if local, reported obituaries could help local newsrooms build subscribers, and therefore help support the business itself while connecting them with their communities. I talked it out in hallways and … Continued
KOMU News is the nation’s only teaching laboratory inside a commercial, network-affiliated TV station. The challenges are no different from other newsrooms—just layered on top of the challenges facing the next generation of journalists. We’re providing a first-hand view (and maybe a little advice) from an industry veteran who agreed to lead the KOMU Newsroom during a faculty search process—just as the COVID-19 crisis began unfolding.
Grace Lett, Samantha Bowers and Chris Olszewski Short Takes is an occasional series that captures interesting work by Missouri School of Journalism students. Local newspapers want the answer to one question: What’s the best way for content to increase digital subscribers? We spent the semester working with the McClatchy publishing company and two of its … Continued
Journalists can learn how to shoot better footage and tell better stories with drones right from their offices with the help of a new online workshop series produced by Poynter and co-taught by Judd Slivka, RJI director of aerial journalism. The four-week “Flying Camera: Drone Photography skills” webinar series will teach participants how to pick … Continued
It’s easy to think there’s not much time to consider the future beyond a year, especially since so much of today’s career and job duties are about the now. I know the life of editors and reporters all too well; I lived that for a decade. The 24-hour cycle of news, constant chatter of social … Continued