Kassidy Arena

Engagement Reporter & Producer

Adjunct, KBIA-FM

320 Lee Hills Hall
Missouri School of Journalism
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211


Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri

Kassidy Arena is a University of Missouri J-School graduate who majored in Convergence Journalism with an emphasis in Radio Reporting & Producing. She comes to KBIA as the Engagement Reporter & Producer after completing a full tour of service with Report for America at Iowa Public Radio reporting on Latino, Spanish-speaking and immigrant populations in the state. At KBIA, Kassidy focuses on engaging with and reporting on historically underrepresented communities, issues and people. Kassidy’s work has been recognized by National Public Radio’s All Things ConsideredHere & Now, PRX’s The World and others.

Updated: September 12, 2023