Kassidy Arena named Rising Star in Public Media

Photo: Grant Gerlock By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Aug. 1, 2023) — Kassidy Arena, BJ ’20, was named a Rising Star in Public Media by Current, a widely-read trade journal covering the public broadcasting industry, in an announcement this morning. Arena, the engagement producer at the Missouri School of Journalism’s NPR-member station, KBIA-FM, is one … Continued

School of Journalism to recognize 487 candidates at May graduation ceremony

The program will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, at Mizzou Arena The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 487 May and August graduates at its 9 a.m. commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 14, at Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. Guests can enter the arena for … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism alumnus takes professional success to new heights

By Lexi Symonds COLUMBIA, Mo. (Feb. 7, 2023) — Arthur Fykes IV, BJ ’13, recently landed a position as the Manager of Global Advertising and Social Media Operations at United Airlines in Chicago. It’s the latest success story in a career that laid its foundation at the Missouri School of Journalism. As one who spends … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism alumna serves as a catalyst for women in business

Julie Batliner, president of advertising agency Carmichael Lynch, oversees the leadership and direction of her booming business By Lexi Symonds Julie Batliner, BJ ’96, graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism with a Bachelor’s degree and a passion for integrative marketing. She bounced between public relations and advertising agencies early on in her career in … Continued

Art Holliday, celebrated St. Louis TV journalist, to deliver winter commencement address to Missouri School of Journalism graduates

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Dec. 9, 2022)— On Friday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m., Art Holliday, BJ ’76, will deliver the commencement address to the Missouri School of Journalism’s December 2022 graduates. Holliday is the current news director at KSDK-TV, the St. Louis area’s NBC-affiliated news station. “It’s a privilege to welcome Art back … Continued