Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Ethan Brown is the 2019 recipient of the $2,000 Jerry Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism. He is studying journalism with an emphasis in investigative journalism.
“Ethan was Minnesota’s high school journalist of the year in 2017. In his young career at Mizzou, he has been student politics editor at The Maneater, a volunteer at KBIA-FM and a staff member at Missouri Business Alert. His work ethic and natural talent stood out to the selection committee,” said Randy Smith, Missouri School of Journalism professor and the Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair of Business Journalism.
About the Jerry Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism
Jerry Heaster was an award-winning business editor and columnist at The Kansas City Star. The Jerry Heaster scholarship was created after his death in 2012 by his colleagues, friends and family to encourage students to enter business journalism.
Updated: October 25, 2019