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 News 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

KBIA-FM Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature Reporting

It’s the Station’s Second National Murrow in a Row, Fourth in Last 10 Years Columbia, Mo. (June 24, 2015) — For the second year in a row, KBIA-FM wins a national Edward R. Murrow Award. This year, the station won for feature reporting. Given by the Radio Television Digital News Association, the honor recognizes outstanding … Continued

KOMU-TV, KBIA-FM Win 15 Awards for Broadcasting Excellence

The Annual Missouri Broadcasters Association Contest Recognizes Quality and Achievement Columbia, Mo. (June 9, 2015) — KOMU-TV and KBIA-FM were honored with 15 awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association at the group’s annual awards ceremony at the Lake of the Ozarks June 6. Both stations provide hands-on, real-media experiences for Missouri School of Journalism students. KOMU, … Continued

KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV Win Total of 6 RTDNA Region 5 Edward R. Murrow Awards

Top Honors Were Received in Sports Reporting, Website, Feature Reporting, Investigative Reporting, Writing and Overall Excellence Categories By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (April 28, 2015) — The Missouri School of Journalism had a strong showing in this year’s Region 5 Edward R. Murrow Awards, given out by the Radio Television Digital News Association. KOMU-TV won … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Award for Radio Documentary

The Yearlong Project Examines Life in Heartland, an Intentional Christian Community in Northeast Missouri By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (April 23, 2015) — KBIA-FM will receive its first Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. The program honors the best professional U.S. journalism in print, radio, television, newsletters, art/graphics, online and research … Continued

2 KBIA-FM Stories Win Mastering the Method Multimedia Category

Reporting Teams Covered Missouri Sinkholes and Antler Hunting with Dogs By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (April 8, 2015) — Five students have been named winners in the multimedia category of the Mastering the Method content for their two projects. Seniors George Varney, Gabriel Jefferson and Jasmine Bailey won for their reporting on Missouri sinkholes, and … Continued

Radio Features by Hope Kirwan Place Tenth in National Hearst Competition

Kirwan’s Stories Explore Public Health and Safety Issues San Francisco (Jan. 27, 2015) — Two of senior Hope Kirwan’s health and safety radio features earned her tenth place in the 55th annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program. This year’s Radio News & Features category had a record number of entries – 58 – from 35 schools. … Continued