KBIA wins 7 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Photo: Nate Brown | KBIA The NPR-affiliated station won more awards than any other station in the Region 5 competition. KOMU and the Columbia Missourian were also represented By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2022) — The Radio Television Digital News Association announced on Monday the winners of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards … Continued

School of Journalism’s NPR-member station is capturing memories — one voice at a time — for Missouri 2021

Emma Boyle, left, Becca Newton and Regan Mertz make adjustments to a sound mixer June 12 at the Columbia Farmers Market in Clary-Shy Community Park. The students are members of KBIA’s Missouri on Mic team, which is recording anecdotes from Missourians as part of the state’s bicentennial commemoration. ‘Missouri on Mic’ asks participants to share their thoughts … Continued

Show produced at Reynolds Journalism Institute wins national Telly award

Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2021) — A program produced at the Missouri School of Journalism’s Reynolds Journalism Institute — “Radio Friends with Paul Pepper” — is a bronze winner in the 42nd annual Telly Awards, bringing national recognition to students, alumni, faculty and staff. The win is in the non-broadcast category. “Paul Pepper: Nadia Navarrete-Tindall, Native Plants in … Continued

KBIA-FM wins 5 prestigious 2021 RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow awards

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (May 6, 2021) — The Radio and Television Digital News Association today awarded KBIA-FM five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for its work as a small-market radio station in Region 5. These awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. “The … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism’s ‘Missouri Method’ going strong during 2020 general election

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 23, 2020) — The hands-on Missouri Method was in full swing during the 2020 general election as students across Missouri School of Journalism’s professional newsrooms worked many hours to bring election results to mid-Missouri. Some traveled to various parts of the state including Springfield, Missouri, to report on Governor … Continued

KBIA-FM takes home first ‘Overall Excellence in Small Market Radio’ in National Edward R. Murrow Award wins

Student-produced podcast also wins top award Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2020) — KBIA-FM won the 2020 National Edward R. Murrow Award for “Overall Excellence in Small Market Radio” for the first time in the station’s history. The NPR-affiliate also received an award for “Podcast, Small Market Radio” for its “Show Me the State: Legend of … Continued

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

KBIA-FM’s “Show Me The State” podcast and the station’s health-related news coverage recently won several national awards and its report on Missouri’s adult abuse hotline – a collaborative project between KBIA and the School’s community newspaper, the Columbia Missourian – won two. By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (July 17, 2020) — KBIA-FM‘s “Show Me The … 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