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Drake, Iowa State, Mizzou, Missouri Southern, St. Louis & Johnson County community colleges named national MOE winners, finalists

Congratulations to students from Drake, Iowa State, University of Missouri, Missouri Southern State, St. Louis Community College and Johnson County Community College who were named national winners and finalists Tuesday in the Mark of Excellence competition.

This year, student journalists submitted almost 4,000 entries. National Mark of Excellence Award judges choose one national winner in each category and two national finalists (runners-up).
First-place national winners will be recognized at the Excellence in Journalism 2011 conference Sept. 25-27 in New Orleans and showcased on SPJ’s website.

View the winning work here.

The national winners and finalists from Region 7 are:

Feature Photography
• National Finalist: Students Mourn Death – by Sarah Andrews, Drake University.

Sports Photography
• National Finalist: Cyclone Stampede: Kickin’ Up Dust – by Kelsey Kremer, Iowa State University.

Non-Fiction Magazine Article
• National Finalist: Beltway Beginnings – by Catherine Newhouse, University of Missouri.

Editorial Writing
• National Finalist: Brennan Stebbins, Missouri Southern State University.

Online Feature Reporting
• National Finalist: Battle Over Judge Retention In Iowa – by Tyler Kingkade, Iowa State University.

Television General News Reporting
• National Winner: New Signs for Boomer Eyes – by Jennifer Meckles, University of Missouri.

Television In-Depth Reporting
• National Finalist: Target 8: Fulton State Hospital – by Jennifer Meckles & Scott Schaefer, University of Missouri.

Television News Photography
• National Finalist: Winter Delivery – by John Henry, University of Missouri

Two-Year College/University Winners & Finalists

General News Reporting
• National Winner: The Forgotten Genocide – by Eric Aikin, Joseph Douglas, Andrea Royals & Anna Nowotny, St. Louis Community College at Meramec.

Television Feature
• National Winner: K.C. Pedicabs – by Jason Gould, Johnson County Community College.


Student Media Job in Iowa

Thanks to the Iowa Pro Chapter for tweeting about this job at Simpson College in Indianola IA

Simpson College seeks a non-tenure-track student-media specialist of high technical skill and enthusiasm to teach and advise in the Department of Communication and Media Studies. The specialist will lead the convergence of the college’s student media to take advantage of multimedia developments in the industry, providing students with journalistic, marketing and technical instruction; advise the college’s student newspaper, yearbook and radio station; teach a reduced load of courses in the Communication & Media Studies or broader college curriculum; administer the department’s internship program; and serve as an academic adviser to students, beginning in the second year of the specialist’s appointment.

The successful candidate will possess at least a bachelor’s degree and significant experience in journalism, marketing communication or related field; knowledge of print- and Web-design software; and high standards of leadership, ethics, quality and fiscal responsibility.

Review of candidates will begin Feb. 15, 2010, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, vita, and names of three references to Dr. Brian Steffen, Chair of Communication & Media Studies, 24 McNeill Hall, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola IA 50125.

Simpson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Date: 1/27/10

Teach journalism in Region 7

Found these on the AEJMC web site:


Drake University: Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism

University of Iowa: Assistant Professor of Health Communication/Digital Communication

University of Iowa: Assistant Professor of Visual News/Digital Communication


University of Nebraska-Kearney: Assistant Professor of Communication (Advertising/Public Relations)


Maryville University: Assistant Professor in Media

University of Central Missouri: Assistant Professor of Communication in Public Relations

St. Louis University: Assistant Professor of Multiplatform Journalism

Found these on various other sites:

University of Kansas:  Stauffer Professor

St. Louis Community College (Missouri): Instructor/Assistant Professor, Digital Media & Graphic Design

Maryville University (Missouri) : Assistant Professor, Graphic and Interactive Design

St. Charles Community College (Missouri): Adjunct Faculty

Southern Illinois University: Assistant Professor, Convergent Communications & New Media

Fontbonne University (Missouri): Assistant Professor of English (non-fiction writing and journalism)

Grand View University (Iowa): Assistant Professor of Communication (Photography)


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