Scott Swafford

Associate Professor

Columbia Missourian, Journalism Professions

311 Lee Hills Hall
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211-1200

SCOTT SWAFFORD worked as a reporter and editor at Missouri newspapers for 19 years, including 13 years at the Columbia Daily Tribune, before becoming a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism in 2003. He is an associate professor and senior city editor at the Columbia Missourian. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University), graduating in 1984.

Updated: August 23, 2019