James Etling, MA ’69

What do you do? I worked in public relations and newspaper printing before I retired. After graduation I worked in public relations for five years at Laclede Gas Co. (now Spire) in St. Louis. I was the staff assistant and editor of the monthly company magazine, Laclede News. I greatly enjoyed my years at Laclede … Continued

Michelle (Micki) Grimm Carter, BJ ’66

The second book by Michelle (Micki) Grimm Carter, BJ ’66, will be released Sept. 1, 2017, by Bedazzled Ink Publishers. Entitled “From Under the Russian Snow,” the book is a memoir that covers the year Carter left her job as managing editor of a San Francisco Bay Area daily to serve as the USIA Journalist-in-Residence … Continued

Charlotte Frances Mills, MA ’62

Charlotte Frances Mills, MA ’62, died April 22, 2017, in Tidewater, Oregon. A champion of the environment and women’s rights, her career highlights included teaching at the University of Oregon and serving as editor of the Valley News as well as owner and publisher of Northwest Matrix-Bookmakers in Eugene. Mills published more than 60 books … Continued

Larry Moore, MA ’68

Larry Moore, MA ’68, will be inducted into the Missouri Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame on June 10, 2017.

Clara T. Nash, BJ ’67

Clara T. Nash, BJ ’67, died Dec. 3, 2016. As a student, Nash served as assistant features editor and a reporter at the Columbia Missourian.

Bill Brown, BJ ’69

Bill Brown, BJ ’69, retired as Astros play-by-play TV broadcaster before the start of an MLB game at Minute Maid Park on Sept. 28 in Houston.

James Bruce Campbell, MA ’67

James Bruce Campbell, MA ’67, president of Campbell Publications, died April 18, 2016. He was a lifelong newspaperman and had built the company from one newspaper to six at the time of his death. A third-generation journalist, Campbell began the expansion of Campbell Publications with the purchase in 1990 of The Weekly Messenger in Pleasant … Continued

Eric Engberg, BJ ’63

Former CBS News Correspondent Eric Engberg, BJ ’63, a political and investigative reporter who also covered overseas conflicts for CBS News and won electronic journalism’s top honor for a report identifying a Vietnam veteran buried in the Tomb of the Unknowns, died March 27, at his home in Palmetto, Florida, where he retired after his … Continued

Leighton McCormick

What do you do? I am a business development consultant, primarily for defense industry contractors. How did you get your job? I was recommended by the associate dean and senior faculty at the J-School. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Get it written, then make it right. What advice do … Continued

Fred Bruning

Fred Bruning, BJ ’64, often told his Stony Brook University students of the influential mentors, peers and teaching style that inspired him during his time at the Missouri School of Journalism and who shaped him into journalist he is today. Bruning’s professors taught the importance of deadlines and the ethical implications involved. “We must be as … Continued