Missouri Business Alert
A digital newsroom that publishes the top business news from across the state.
Missouri Business Alert keeps business decision makers and entrepreneurs informed about the stories important to them, from corporate boardrooms to the state Capitol. MBA is managed by professionals and staffed by Missouri School of Journalism students. The site regularly features hard-hitting and timely articles and video presentations from a statewide perspective. It is one of five professional newsrooms that comprise the School’s Missouri News Network.
Students can enroll in the Missouri Business Alert class for credit. Journalism students work in the publication’s professional newsroom as part of their coursework. Strategic communication students get hands-on experience through advertising, marketing and event planning responsibilities.
Bloomberg News and other major news organizations specializing in the growing field of business news have recruited Missouri Business Alert student staff members. The publication launched in January 2012 and continues to evolve with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Missouri News Network
The Missouri News Network encompasses the Missouri School of Journalism’s professional news organizations: KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV, The Columbia Missourian, Vox Magazine, Missouri Business Alert and coverage from the School’s Statehouse Reporting Program. Reflecting the realities of the modern newsrooms the School’s journalists-in-training are preparing to enter, students and leadership from each of these outlets work together to plan stories and put each outlet’s strengths and resources to use across platforms. The network delivers news coverage to people in Mid-Missouri and throughout the state, offering relevant and meaningful journalism that helps audiences stay engaged with their local communities.