Amanda Macias

What do you do? I am the Pentagon correspondent for Business Insider in Washington, D.C. How did you get your job? I joined Business Insider as an intern in 2013 and have since served various roles within the company. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? You don’t learn anything about … Continued

Kris Passey, MA ’12

Kris Passey, MA ’12, died on Nov. 27. He was well known in the Pacific Northwest as a veteran journalist, a talented writer and strong advocate of open government.

William Erik Hall, MA ’16

William Erik Hall, MA ’16, recently received the 2016 Excellence in Journalism award for sports writing and was named runner-up for as the 2016 LGBT Journalist of the Year from the NLGJA.

Stacey Welsh

Stacey Welsh, BJ ’13, visited MU and immediately knew it was the place for her to pursue her interests in journalism. Welsh’s education at the Missouri School of Journalism and experience at KOMU-TV provided her with the fundamental skills to succeed. Today, Welsh uses these same skills as a digital journalist at KENS-TV. Why did … Continued

Austin Huff, BJ ’10

Austin Huff, BJ ’10, is a producer for The Jim Rome Show on CBS Sports Radio. His advice for Missouri students: “Take it all in. Not just the college experiences but every aspect of journalism you learn. No matter what sequence your majoring in, learn it all. As Jon Hamm says, ‘Z-O-U… forever.’”

Dustin Renwick, MA ’12

Dustin Renwick, MA ’12, has published a new book. “Beyond the Gray Leaf” weaves together biography and the writing of a forgotten Civil War poet from Illinois.

Yvette Walker, MA ’10

Yvette Walker, MA ’10, a longtime senior newsroom manager, was named assistant dean of Student Affairs at the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication last semester. Walker will begin teaching at Gaylord in the fall; she will also plan and coordinate the Hearst Speaker Series at Gaylord.

Seoyeon Hong, PhD ’14

Seoyeon Hong, PhD ’14, is the recipient of the Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award at Webster University. Hong is an assistant professor of communications and journalism at the school’s St. Louis campus and will receive $5,000.