Senior Tashan Reed selected for National Sports Journalism Institute

Senior Tashan Reed will intern with The Commercial Appeal in Memphis. He will serve an 8-week paid summer internship at Commercial Appeal By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (Jan 24, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Tashan Reed is one of 14 students from across the country to be chosen for the 2018 Sports Journalism … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students to Gain Hands-On Experience Covering Dec. 27 Bowl Game

At top, the KOMU-TV team. Left to right: senior Joey Schneider; Randy Reeves, KOMU news director; seniors Ben Burke, Chelsea Haynes, Justin Kollar and Matt Vereen. Bottom-left, the team from the Columbia Missourian. Left to right: juniors Peter Baugh, Tyler Kraft and Anne Rogers. Inset at lower-right: Emil Lippe, senior. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. … Continued

Rachel Blount, MA ’86, Talks Sports Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2017) — Rachel Blount, MA ’86, knew she wanted to go into journalism, but felt unprepared with her American Studies undergraduate degree from Notre Dame. Notre Dame didn’t have a journalism program in 1984, so Blount didn’t have any practical journalism experience. She knew she needed to continue her education before … Continued

Volunteering Provides J-School Students with Fun, Hands-On Experience

Working on KOMU’s ‘Friday Night Fever’ Offers a Primer on the Missouri Method By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2017) — In nearly any other mid-size market, local news stations would be hard-pressed to cover more than 40 local and regional high school football games each week. At the University of Missouri, journalism students … Continued

Mizzou Alumni Aaron Reiss and Alex Schiffer Talk Sports Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2017) — Inside Sports recently interviewed the Kansas City Star‘s Aaron Reiss and Alex Schiffer. Both Reiss and Schiffer graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in May 2017 and started at the Star covering Mizzou athletics after completing summer internships at the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Washington Post, respectively. Inside … Continued

Mizzou Alumna Candace Buckner, BJ ’02, Talks Sports Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 1, 2017) — Inside Sports recently interviewed Candace Buckner, BJ ’02, who covers the NBA’s Washington Wizards for the Washington Post. Her past stops include the Kansas City Star, the Vancouver (Wash.) Columbian and the Indianapolis Star. Although she has primarily worked as a writer and reporter for print/digital outlets, Buckner took … Continued

Mizzou Alumnus Jason Stallman, BJ ’97, Talks Sports Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (July 19, 2017) — Inside Sports recently interviewed Jason Stallman, BJ ’97, sports editor at the New York Times. Stallman has worked for the New York Times for 14 years; he previously worked for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Arizona Daily Star. Inside Sports: How did you decide to be an editor instead … Continued

Mizzou Alumna Kris Budden, BJ ’06, Talks Sports Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2017) — Inside Sports recently interviewed Kris Budden, BJ ’06, a sideline reporter at ESPN. She primarily covers college athletics. Before Budden joined ESPN, she spent time as a sideline and features reporter for Fox Sports where she covered the NFL, college football and the San Diego Padres. She also worked … Continued

Mizzou Alumnus Mike Hall, BJ ’04, Talks Sports Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (June 22, 2017) — Inside Sports recently interviewed Mike Hall, BJ ’04, now working for the Big Ten Network. Hall hosts pregame, halftime and postgame shows for Big Ten Football and men’s basketball games; he also hosts BTN’s late-night show, “Sports Lite With Mike Hall,” airing Wednesday nights during the fall season. In … Continued