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.

Jamie Hergenrader

For Jamie Hergenrader, BJ ’14, attending a journalism school to study magazine journalism was a no-brainer; it was all about finding the perfect one. After searching far and wide for the top school, Jamie discovered the Missouri School of Journalism, and she never looked back. What was the most rewarding experience you had as a … Continued

Marissanne Lewis-Thompson

During her childhood, Marissanne Lewis-Thompson, BJ ’15, watched documentaries and knew she wanted to tell others’ stories on multi-platforms. This passion led her to the Missouri School of Journalism, where she studied convergence journalism and learned how to tell stories from all viewpoints. Today, as a feature reporter at the NPR member station KRCU, Lewis-Thompson … Continued

Mark Bergin

Mark Bergin, BJ ’15, thinks of himself as a Swiss Army Knife, a man with all of the tools to get the job done in a busy television newsroom. He credits much of his success and career path to the hands-on experience he received at KOMU-TV during his studies at the Missouri School of Journalism. … Continued

Reggie Wilson

It was a passion for news production and sports that inspired Reggie Wilson, BJ ’12, to pursue a career in journalism.