As part of its annual Missouri Honor Medal award ceremony, the MU School of Journalism will host a series of master classes on Tuesday taught by this year’s medal recipients.

The classes will cover topics such as interviewing, visual storytelling and journalism in Asia, among others. They are free and open to the public.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

Women in Media Panel

What: Join Fortuna Calvo-Roth, Vita M. Harris, Marisa Kwiatkowski, Trisha Scudder and S. Karene Witcher for this special panel, facilitated by Associate Professor Amy Simons.

When: 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Where: Fred W. Smith Forum, 200 Reynolds Journalism Institute

Fortuna Calvo-Roth

What: Reporting: Hard, Harder, Hardest

When: 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where: Fisher Auditorium, 88 Gannett Hall

Vita M. Harris

What: Disrupting Thought Patterns: Developing Communications in a Borderless World

When: 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Where: Palmer Room, 100 Reynolds Journalism Institute

Peter Hessler

What: The Long Run: Covering a Chinese City for Twenty Years

When: 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Where: Fisher Auditorium, 88 Gannett Hall

Joel Sartore

What: Visual Storytelling to Make the World a Better Place

When: 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Where: Fred W. Smith Forum, 200 Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Indianapolis Star

What: The Human Element: Interviewing Survivors of Trauma, presented by Marisa Kwiatkowski

When: 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Where: 110 Lee Hills Hall

Kevin Merida

What: Let Santa Claus Be Your Role Model, and Other Career Advice

When: 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Where: Palmer Room, 100 Reynolds Journalism Institute

Trisha Scudder

What: Committed Speaking: The Language of Leadership

When: 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Where: Fred W. Smith Forum, 200 Reynolds Journalism Institute

S. Karene Witcher

What: Asia Rocks! Why I’m Optimistic About Journalism in the Region

When: 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Where: Middlebush Auditorium, 142 Middlebush Hall

Missouri Honor Medal ceremony

What: 6 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Banquet and the Awarding of the Medals

Where: Reynolds Alumni Center

Tickets to the banquet cost $50, $40 for students. You can email journalism@missouri.edu to purchase them.

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