KOMU-TV, KBIA-FM Win 4 National Edward R. Murrow Awards

Missouri Journalism media outlets KOMU-TV and KBIA-FM beat out hundreds of the nation’s top local and network programs to win national Edward R. Murrow Awards on Oct. 9 at the 2017 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Edward R. Murrow Awards Gala in New York City. News Outlets Serve as Teaching Labs for Missouri School … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 13 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV have won 13 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for the best electronic journalism produced in Region 5, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. The International Competition Recognizes the Best Electronic Journalism Produced by Radio, TV and Online News Organizations Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2017) — Two student-staffed newsrooms at the Missouri … Continued

Radio Reporting Lab Offers New Learning Opportunity for Journalism Students

At top, undergraduate and graduate advanced reporters from across the journalism school worked together on radio feature stories aired on KBIA. At bottom, graduate students Erin McKinstry, left, and Catherine Wheeler edit together during a lab. The Course Helps Students Add Audio Skills to Their Reporting Tool Kits Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2017) — Radio-focused … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins 2 National Headliner Awards

At KBIA, students produce stories with audio, video and text for the station’s website while also producing traditional radio newscasts and long-form stories. The Contest Recognizes Journalist Merit in the Communications Industry By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2017) — KBIA-FM, Columbia’s listener-supported NPR-member station, won two 2017 National Headliner Awards. At KBIA, Missouri … Continued

KBIA 91.3 FM Debuts New Home in McReynolds Hall

KBIA’s new space in McReynolds Hall provides its professional staff and students with the tools necessary to produce top-quality audio. The New Space Provides Professional Staff and Students with the Tools to Produce Top-Quality Audio Columbia, Mo. (April 21, 2017) — KBIA-FM, Columbia’s listener-supported NPR-member station, has a new home. It’s in McReynolds Hall, just … Continued

2 Journalism Students Rank in Top 4 in the National Hearst Radio Competition

Former KBIA-FM reporter and producer Ryan Levi, left, and current KBIA reporter and anchor Carter Woodiel placed second and fourth, respectively, in the radio broadcast features and news competition of the 2016-17 national Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Missouri Is in First Place in the Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition By Yue Tang San Francisco (March 14, 2017) — … Continued

Magazine Writing Students Use Radio Essays to Tell Stories

Radio essays help students learn how to write “tight,” according to Associate Professor Berkley Hudson. His students created eight stories now available for listening on KBIA-FM. The ‘Learning Outside the Classroom’ Commentaries Are Now Live on KBIA-FM Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 19, 2016) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism magazine journalism students learned how to tell their … Continued

KBIA-FM Named a Finalist for Online News Association’s General Excellence Award

NPR’s Al Letson, emcee of the awards banquet, opens the 2016 Online Journalism Awards with a poignant speech on the unifying power of journalism. This Is the Second Consecutive Year the NPR-Member Station Has Been Recognized By Abigail Gillum Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 7, 2016) — For the second consecutive year, stories produced by KBIA-FM were recognized … Continued

Second-Ever Reporting Shift: Student’s KBIA-FM Story Picked Up by NPR

Convergence journalism student Abby Ivory-Ganja fine-tunes her broadcast before submitting it to NPR’s national database. NPR picked up Ivory-Ganja’s story for national syndication on Sept. 29. (Photo: Shane Epping.) Abby Ivory-Ganja Credits Professors, Right Attitude for Ability to Handle the Assignment By Meghan Gordon Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 13, 2016) — When convergence journalism student Abby … Continued

Meet New J-Students: Claire Bradshaw

By Anna Pardee Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2016) — “Cancel everything else, I’m going to Mizzou.” This was freshman Claire Bradshaw’s first thought after she finished her tour of the University of Missouri and the School of Journalism. The many other college options she had in her mind suddenly disappeared, and the Missouri School of … Continued