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, Lewis-Thompson is an afternoon newscaster and general assignment reporter at St. … 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.

Colleen Barry, BJ ’15

Colleen Barry, BJ ’15, is a marketing and business development associate at Tarlton Corp. in St. Louis. She supports the general contracting and construction management firm’s efforts in communicating its success stories and helps pursue new business opportunities.

Hannah Battah, BJ ’15

Hannah Battah, BJ ’15, is a reporter and anchor at Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned KBAK/KBFX-TV in Bakersfield, California.

Hope Kirwan, BJ ’15

Hope Kirwan, BJ ’15, joined Wisconsin Public Radio’s La Crosse News Bureau in November 2015. She reports on issues and events in southwestern Wisconsin. She hosts the station’s weekly talk show, Newsmakers. While a student at the Missouri School of Journalism, Kirwan was the health and wealth reporter and a general assignment reporter at KBIA-FM, … Continued

Seth Hamblin, MA ’12

Seth Hamblin, MA ’12, died May 31, 2015. He worked in the graphics department of the Wall Street Journal for almost a decade. Hamblin joined the Journal in 2007 as a News Editor for the graphics team and rose to become Graphics Chief in 2010 and Deputy Global Head of Visuals in 2014. Before joining … Continued

Amy Brachmann

Amy Brachmann, BJ ’10, MA ’11, was a week away from deadline when she realized that the story she was working on needed to change direction. As an associate editor at ESPN The Magazine, lots of stories came across Brachmann’s desk. But this one, a feature on Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler, posed a … Continued