Dan O’Brien, BJ ’77

“Rube,” a screenplay by Dan O’Brien, BJ ’77, has won the Grand Jury Prize for Outstanding Screenplay at the Film Invasion Los Angeles Festival.

Ken Wells, MA ’77

Ken Wells, MA ’77, recently published his third work of narrative non-fiction, “Gumbo Life: Tales from the Roux Bayou.” The culinary memoir from W.W. Norton and Co. is equal parts history, travelogue and biography as it chronicles the evolution and global spread of Cajun and Creole Louisiana’s favorite comfort food. Wells retired from daily journalism … Continued

Greg Kornfeld

What do you do? I’m an account executive at KTRS Radio in St. Louis. I started here in 1996. Prior to that, I was an account executive at KMOX/KLOU from 1977 to 1996. I’ve been in the business for 42 years. How did you get your job? I interviewed with Tim Dorsey and Robert Hyland … Continued

John Ferrugia, BJ ’75

The Rocky Mountain PBS investigative series, “Insight with John Ferrugia,” has been honored with a 2019 duPont-Columbia Award for “Imminent Danger,” an in-depth examination of the nexus between mental health and guns. The project included an exclusive interview with the parents of James Holmes, the Aurora theater killer. John Ferrugia, BJ ’75, is anchor and … Continued

Kenneth William Snyder, BJ ’76

Kenneth William Snyder, BJ ’76 (Advertising), is the author of “Cross Road: A Journey from Sex to Sanity,” an account of his experiences with addiction recovery. Snyder is vice president and creative director with Franklin Ross and Associates in Louisville, Ken.

Nancy Abrams, BJ ’79

Nancy Abrams, BJ ’79, recently completed her new book, “The Climb from Salt Lick: A Memoir of Appalachia.” It was published by West Virginia University’s Vandalia Press.

Chris Lee, BJ ’77

Congratulations to Chris Lee, BJ ’77, on his recent induction to the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame. #MizzouMade