Chris Hamby, MA ’10

Chris Hamby, MA ’10, is a finalist for the 2011 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists in the national reporting category for his series “Model Workplaces, Imperiled Workers.” The story examined deaths and safety violations at industrial plants exempted from regular inspections because of their participation in a government program. The Livingstons, the nation’s largest all-media, … Continued

Rita McIntosh, MA ’11

Rita McIntosh, MA ’11, has published her first book, “The Legend of Cats and Mice” (Outskirts Press), an illustrated children’s fable. She collaborated with internationally-known artist Paula Towne to bring the story to life and create a fun-filled tale of how cats and mice started out as friends, and the humorous events that led to … Continued

Laura Schneider, BJ ’10

Laura Schneider, BJ ’10, works in mobile-market consulting for OMD, Advertising Age and Adweek’s Media Agency of the year.

Alicia Peirce

What do you do? After graduating from Mizzou, I was offered a full-time internship with 4ORCE, a digital agency in St. Louis, where I worked in the User Experience (UX) lab, and supported the account service team with Scottrade and Purina. After working for four months, I received a full-time account executive position at GROUP360 … Continued

Yvette Walker

What do you do? I am the Edith Kinney Gaylord Journalism Ethics Endowed Chair at the University of Central Oklahoma. I teach media ethics and develop courses and events in our program. Also, I am night news director at The Oklahoman, the daily newspaper of Oklahoma City. I supervise breaking news at night and oversee … Continued

Jenn Ballard

What do you do? I am the education reporter for The Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs, Ark. How did you get your job? I found it on before I had finished my journalism degree. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? I don’t think the journalism school teaches you how to … Continued