Eve (Silver) McDavid

Eve (Silver) McDavid, BJ ’08, felt there was something familiar about one of her Missouri School of Journalism professors on that first day of classes her senior year. A connection of some sort, maybe? It was when Barbara Ifshin introduced herself to the class, everything immediately clicked. McDavid realized that this had to be the Barbara … Continued

Caitlin Thompson, BJ ’03

Caitlin Thompson, a BJ ’03, magazine journalism major, recently launched a quarterly literary publication called Racquet. The magazine celebrates everything from tennis’ buccaneering past to its modern global culture with an emphasis on illustration, photography and design. While studying at Mizzou, Thompson was a four-year letter-winner on the women’s tennis team.

Elizabeth Manring, BJ ’08

Liz Manring, BJ ’08, has been promoted to managing editor of the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review in Arizona. She rejoined the Herald/Review in August 2015 after four years as the public information officer at Cochise College. Manring was previously the news and features editor at the newspaper.

Jeanette Kozlowski

Jeanette Kozlowski, BJ ’06, MA ’07, is fascinated with the digital landscape and new emerging platforms. After working in the digital space for more than 10 years, Kozlowski understands the importance of both data-driven strategies and engaging content. Her ability to create strong content is one of the many skills she learned at the Missouri … Continued

Elise Hu, BJ ’03

Elise Hu, BJ ’03, is serving as an NPR international correspondent in Asia, responsible for covering both Koreas and Japan. In March 2015, Hu founded NPR’s first ever Seoul, South Korea, bureau.

Kyle Pusateri

For Kyle Pusateri, BJ ’08, choosing a college was a no-brainer. Missouri born and raised, Pusateri enrolled at the Missouri School of Journalism like any true Tiger son. His experiences at the School included global travel, leadership and a last-minute switch from broadcast to strategic communication. How has the Missouri Method education shaped your career? … Continued

Jacqueline Kazil, BJ ’05, MA ’08

Jacqueline Kazil, BJ ’05, MA ’08, recently published Data Wrangling with Python, an entry-level textbook aimed at democratizing data science by teaching basic skills in the Python programming language. Kazil is a former Presidential Innovation Fellow and co-founded the government technology organization 18F. Her career has consisted of many data science and “wrangling” projects including … Continued

Mary (Barton) Knobbe, BJ ’00

Mary (Barton) Knobbe, BJ ’00, contributed a personal essay to the Dec. 14, 2016, edition of Narratively, an online literary platform. Knobbe is currently a travel writer for Maritz Travel and part of the River Pretty Writers community.

Jane Di Leo

Evenings at the Di Leo household were times of storytelling. Jane Di Leo, BJ ’05, MA ’06, and her sister listened to their dad regale them with tales about his childhood in a Chicago orphanage or make-believe stories about the rights and wrongs in life. When Di Leo wasn’t listening to her dad’s stories, she … Continued

Katie DeSplinter

Katie DeSplinter, BJ ’05, was fresh out of college when she decided to pack up her car and move from St. Charles, Missouri, to Los Angeles. Without an apartment or a single job interview lined up, DeSplinter drove 1,500 miles across the country simply to follow a dream. Her heart was set on a career … Continued