Posts Tagged ‘boot camp’

After long wait, the tomato and pepper festival story is now online (and hopefully in the paper, too)! A photo of the hard copy will be updated here. MU’s Bradford Research Center to host annual Tomato Festival Why the title of this post, though? Byebye shoes. Note to self: do not go tromping around in […]


Quick update here, since Scott is busy putting together a chair. (Yes, he’s here. More to come on that later.) In the last post, I mentioned some video and audio work. Posted today and linked here for everyone’s viewing pleasure is the multimedia piece Jarrad put together for the website. He did the editing and […]


I got to do one of my favorite things today. I covered football. My main goal was to write a story about the game, but make it more about the players than the actual game. It’s not always easy – a game recap is technical, but simple. Just pay attention to the action on the […]


I’m on the breaking news desk right now, and will be here until 3pm. So far, we only had a police media release come in. Fingers crossed it stays quiet until the end of my shift, as I’m going to be out all night at a football jamboree. Here’s my take on the release story, […]


Yesterday, my classmate Maggie and I went to the State Fair in Sedalia, MO in search of a story. We really lucked out sticking with the pig competition, and met two amazing Boone County high school kids. But we were even luckier than that – one had just won the Grand Champion title. We did […]


I find it rather amazing that a group of thirty people can be given the same set of information, the same parameters, and manage to write thirty different stories without anyone writing exactly the same words. Boot camp is going well. Last night, I stayed up until 2am with my homework assignment partner, Kristen, while […]


My first day of ‘boot camp’ started out a bit rocky, due to a parking fiasco and torrential downpour as I was walking into the building. However, once that past, the rest of the day went swimmingly. We did lots of introductions, sat in on a budget meeting, and then had a pretty decent discussion […]


I don’t remember when I signed up for this service, but I receive an email every day called “My Daily Forecast” from Astrology.com. No, I’m not a palm-reading, tarot-spreading, astrologically inclined person. (Or at least, anymore.) But I do enjoy reading my horoscope and seeing how close or how completely wrong it can be. Over […]