Erica Jorgensen

What do you do? I’m the author of Strategic Content Design: Tools and Research Techniques for Better UX (Rosenfeld Media, 2023). I’m a Seattle-based content strategist who’s worked for Microsoft, Expedia, and Amazon. How did you get your job? My career has evolved from book publishing to newspaper and magazine journalism to digital media and … Continued

Christopher Hemeyer

Chris has been promoted to Senior Associate Athletics Director, External Affairs at Campbell University where he is also the play-by-play voice of the Fighting Camels.

Trish Houts Reeves

It has been a while. I hope my J-School classmates are thriving. After MU, I followed a career in creative writing that ultimately led to receiving fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Yaddo, Keck, and the Kansas Arts Commission. My first book, Returning the Question, won the Cleveland State University Poetry Center Prize. … Continued

Marlene Neill

Marlene Neill, Ph.D., was recognized with the Teaching Excellence Award by the Media Ethics Division of AEJMC (Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication) at their annual business meeting on July 27, 2023. She is an associate professor at Baylor University.

Morgan Kopitsky

What do you do? I am the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement for the Mizzou Alumni Association. How did you get your job? I was a journalism ambassador during undergrad, and it sparked my passion for being a representative for Mizzou. When looking for jobs my senior year, I often checked the postings for jobs … Continued

Mike Bauer

Mike Bauer (BJ ’15) was recently hired as a social media strategist for the St. Louis Cardinals. In his new role, Mike oversees the team’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles, provides game coverage from the accounts, works closely with the public relations team to provide updates on roster moves and player transactions, and collaborates on … Continued

Casey Heim

My address has changed. Please update paper mail list to: 2902 Roseheath Lane Houston, Texas 77073 Previous address: 410 W. Seventh St. Apt 622 Tulsa, Okla. 74119

Kevin Kemper

What do you do? I’m a licensed attorney in Oklahoma and numerous tribal jurisdictions, after having been a journalism professor teaching media law. How did you get your job? Started my own practice. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Perseverance despite large obstacles. What advice do you have for current … Continued

Jessica Brown

What do you do? After graduating in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism – emphasis in Strategic Communication, Public Relations and minors in Spanish and Business – I spent six months in St. Louis working at a social media marketing startup helping with hospitality and beverage clients. From there, I took a role … Continued

Donna E. Schwartze

Donna Schwartze is the author of Eight Years. Originally from Jefferson City, Mo., Donna now lives in Kansas City where she currently runs a management company for professional athletes. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, she also holds a Master of Arts in communications. From a very young age, she just … Continued