Inside Sports Journalism: June at the J-School

Inside Sports Journalism at Mizzou

Top left, Missouri senior Matt Vereen poses for a photo at the reporting desk on a break during his summer internship at ESPN. Bottom left, May 2017 graduates currently working at summer internships include (left to right) Mitchell Forde, St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Alex Schiffer, Washington Post; Aaron Reiss, Minneapolis Star Tribune; Brad Almquist, Boston Globe; and Colton Pouncy, The Tennessean. At right, Battle High School’s Alexis Spikes competes in the triple jump during the Class 5 State Track and Field meet on Saturday, May 26, 2017, at Jefferson City High School. Spikes placed third with a jump of 38 feet 8.25 inches. Photo: Kayla Wolf for the Columbia Missourian.

Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2017) — The news cycle never stops, and neither does sports reporting at the Missouri School of Journalism. Check out the behind-the-scenes sports action of Missouri students as they report, photograph, film, edit, share, create and more for the School’s professional news outlets and agencies, national publications as well as campus media. Opportunities are available for all years in school, freshmen through senior. Follow us on Twitter @MUJschoolSports to receive updates.

Sports Journalism Internships

Three more Missouri sports journalism students are working in internships unrelated to sports reporting:

What About You?

Are you a Missouri sports journalism student at work in a summer journalism internship? Let us know by sending the relevant details to

Updated: October 23, 2020

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