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

KBIA-FM Wins 16 Awards from the Kansas City Press Club

Alumnus Dick Nelson Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award Kansas City (July 20, 2016) — KBIA won 16 awards from the Kansas City Press Club in its annual Heart of America Awards. The contest honors outstanding journalism published in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. The Kansas City Press Club, the local chapter of the Society of … Continued

Missouri Business Alert Celebrates 4th Anniversary with New Offerings, Readership Increases

The Publication Provides Professional Reporting Experience for Missouri Journalism Students Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Missouri Business Alert, a digital business news startup at the Missouri School of Journalism, celebrates its four-year anniversary this July. Students from the Missouri School of Journalism and University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business are engaged in all … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins 2 National Awards for Best Work in Public Radio in the US

The Honors Recognize Stories in the Breaking News and News/Public Affairs Program Categories St. Louis (June 30, 2016) — KBIA-FM was honored with two first-place awards from the national Public Radio News Directors Inc. competition at an awards banquet in St. Louis on Saturday. The awards honor the best work in public radio across the … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award for Its Website

The Honor Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in Electronic Journalism Columbia, Mo. (June 21, 2016) — For the second time in three years, KBIA-FM has won the national Edward R. Murrow Award for its website. The Radio Television Digital News Association announced the winners of the 2016 national Edward R. Murrow awards contest Tuesday. KBIA won the … Continued