Radio Reporting Lab Offers New Learning Opportunity for Journalism Students

At top, undergraduate and graduate advanced reporters from across the journalism school worked together on radio feature stories aired on KBIA. At bottom, graduate students Erin McKinstry, left, and Catherine Wheeler edit together during a lab. The Course Helps Students Add Audio Skills to Their Reporting Tool Kits Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2017) — Radio-focused … Continued

School to Join National Reporting Network for 2016 Election

Students in the ‘Online Audience Development’ Course Will Monitor, Flag and Report on Problems that Emerge on Social Media New York (Sept. 8, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism will join what is expected to be one of the biggest newsrooms in America for the 2016 election. The School is one of 13 journalism … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins 2 Sigma Delta Chi Awards

NPR-Member Station Recognized in Breaking News and Public Service Journalism Categories By KBIA Staff Columbia, Mo. (April 27, 2016) — KBIA-FM was honored in two out of the five radio categories in the Sigma Delta Chi contest sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. Missouri School of Journalism students produce stories with audio, video and … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins Top RNA Award for Religion Reporting

Broadcast Special ‘Heartland, Missouri’ Wins for Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting in Annual Contest By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2015) — “Heartland, Missouri,” a special report by KBIA-FM, has won the 2015 Religion News Association‘s first place honor for Excellence in Radio or Podcast Religion Reporting. The 30-minute feature has become … Continued

Missouri Business Alert Celebrates Its 3rd Anniversary

The Online Business News Publication Reflects on How Students Have Contributed to Its Growth and Success By Erika Peepo and Carole Trickey Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 6, 2015) — Missouri Business Alert, a digital business news startup at the Missouri School of Journalism, celebrated its three-year anniversary in July. Missouri Business Alert’s website was officially launched … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins 3 First-Place Awards in National Competition

‘Heartland, Missouri’ Earns Recognition from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. for Excellent Journalism Columbia, Mo. (July 1, 2015) — Heartland, Missouri, a KBIA-FM special report produced by Missouri School of Journalism faculty and students, won three first place awards from Public Radio News Directors Inc. at the organization’s annual conference in Salt Lake City … Continued

KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV Win Total of 6 RTDNA Region 5 Edward R. Murrow Awards

Top Honors Were Received in Sports Reporting, Website, Feature Reporting, Investigative Reporting, Writing and Overall Excellence Categories By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (April 28, 2015) — The Missouri School of Journalism had a strong showing in this year’s Region 5 Edward R. Murrow Awards, given out by the Radio Television Digital News Association. KOMU-TV won … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Award for Radio Documentary

The Yearlong Project Examines Life in Heartland, an Intentional Christian Community in Northeast Missouri By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (April 23, 2015) — KBIA-FM will receive its first Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. The program honors the best professional U.S. journalism in print, radio, television, newsletters, art/graphics, online and research … Continued

KBIA-FM Students, Faculty and Staff Win 3 Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards

Feature Reporting and Special Programs Entries Earn First Place, Certificate of Merit for Documentary/Public Affairs Columbia, Mo. (June 24, 2014) — The Missouri Broadcasters Association recognized three stories aired on KBIA-FM during its annual meeting June 7 in Branson. The top-ranked NPR-member station is one of the Missouri School of Journalism’s real-media news outlets that … Continued

KBIA-FM Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award for Its Website

The Honor Recognizes Outstanding Work by Missouri Journalism Students and Professional Staff By Hope Kirwan Columbia, Mo. (June 24, 2014) — KBIA-FM is a winner of a 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Award, the Radio Television Digital News Association announced on June 11. The award honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. In the category for … Continued