Missouri School of Journalism’s NPR-member station KBIA’s ‘Show Me The State,’ statewide health coverage win national awards

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (July 17, 2020) — KBIA-FM‘s “Show Me The State” podcast and the station’s health-related news coverage recently won several national awards, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Public Media Journalists Association and three other organizations. The honors recognize work produced by students, staff and faculty in 2019. “Show … Continued

Checking in during COVID-19

As her time at Mizzou ends, one journalism student is helping provide community-specific information about COVID-19. By Brian Consiglio MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (May 15, 2020) — In high school, Zia Kelly never imagined studying at the University of Missouri, let alone reporting for her college town during a pandemic. “I was a Jayhawk … Continued

KBIA-FM wins 8 regional Edward R. Murrow awards

The Radio and Television Digital News Association Awards recognize the best in electronic journalism. Columbia, Mo. (May 12, 2020) — The Radio and Television Digital News Association has awarded KBIA-FM eight prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards for its work as a small-market radio station in Region 5. These awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced … Continued

Missouri Journalism students honored with SPJ Mark of Excellence awards

Staff of Vox Magazine recognized as Best Student Magazine and Best Affiliated Website Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2020) — The published work of 21 Missouri School of Journalism students at KBIA-FM and Vox Magazine has earned Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards, including nine first-place wins, in a competition sponsored by the Society of Professional … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV win 12 awards from Missouri Broadcasters Association

Columbia, Mo. (April 22, 2020) — KOMU-TV was honored with five first-place awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association on April 21. In addition, both KOMU and KBIA-FM received a total of seven certificates of merit. MBA posted the results online since its convention and awards banquet in June was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continued

Access Missouri Receives $35,000 Knight Foundation Grant

KBIA-FM, Others Will Use Funding to Support Missouri Government Data Access Columbia, Mo. (March 7, 2016) — Access Missouri has received a $35,000 grant from the Knight Foundation Knight Prototype Fund. The project is designed to help journalists and the general public easily find accurate and current Missouri state government information. The funding will help … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins Top RNA Award for Religion Reporting

Broadcast Special ‘Heartland, Missouri’ Wins for Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting in Annual Contest By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2015) — “Heartland, Missouri,” a special report by KBIA-FM, has won the 2015 Religion Newswriters Association‘s first place honor for Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting. The 30-minute feature has become … Continued

Online News Association Awards KBIA-FM Its Top Award for Excellence

Judges Call the Station ‘a Real Standout’ Los Angeles (Sept. 28, 2015) — KBIA-FM has won the General Excellence in Online Journalism award in the small market category in the 2015 Online News Association‘s Online Journalism Awards. Dean of the Missouri School of Journalism David Kurpius and Director of the Futures Lab in the Reynolds Journalism Institute Mike … Continued

Missouri Business Alert Celebrates Its 3rd Anniversary

The Online Business News Publication Reflects on How Students Have Contributed to Its Growth and Success By Erika Peepo and Carole Trickey Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 6, 2015) — Missouri Business Alert, a digital business news startup at the Missouri School of Journalism, celebrated its three-year anniversary in July. Missouri Business Alert’s website was officially launched … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins 3 First-Place Awards in National Competition

‘Heartland, Missouri’ Earns Recognition from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. for Excellent Journalism Columbia, Mo. (July 1, 2015) — Heartland, Missouri, a KBIA-FM special report produced by Missouri School of Journalism faculty and students, won three first place awards from Public Radio News Directors Inc. at the organization’s annual conference in Salt Lake City … Continued