People

  • Abby Breidenbach is a Phoenix native who traded her sandals for snowboots to study journalism in the midwest. She is a junior in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Missouri and hopes to anchor local news someday.

  • Student Producer
  • Amanda Byler was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and is currently studying Convergence Journalism at the University of Missouri with minors in Business and English. She serves as a digital content producer for KBIA's Intersection...

  • Student Newscaster

    Andrew Yost is a student newscaster at KBIA.

  • Student Anchor
  • Student Reporter/Producer

    Annie Rees is a reporter and producer. She has been a contributing writer for Vox Magazine and a reporter for the Columbia Missourian. She is a second-year graduate student at MU.

  • Student Reporter

    Beatriz Costa-Lima is originally from São Paulo, Brazil, and is a student newscaster at KBIA. She is a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism studying documentary journalism.

  • Caty Eisterhold is originally from the small town of Westphalia, Missouri and is currently studying Convergence Journalism with an emphasis in Emerging Media at the University of Missouri in Columbia. She has produced segments for...

  • Chris Mathews was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He got his first taste of journalism while writing for his high school newspaper, prompting him to pursue a degree in the field. Chris left Texas and headed north to study at the Missouri...

  • Reporter

    Claire Banderas is originally from Kansas City, Mo and is studying Convergence Radio Reporting and Producing at the University of Missouri. She is an afternoon newscaster and hosts Exam, KBIA’s weekly show on education issues in mid...

  • Daniel Litwin is a Journalism and Spanish student at the University of Missouri. He hails from Dallas, TX, but he isn't a Cowboys fan. Daniel is a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity, music director for Mizzou Forte a capella and Alt-Host for...

  • Daniela Vidal is studying radio reporting at the University of Missouri. She worked at a freedom of the press organization this summer in Bogota, Colombia.

  • Student Newscaster

    Danielle is a Kansas City native studying Convergence Journalism at the University of Missouri. She hopes to produce for an NPR station after graduation in May 2017. 

  • Student Reporter

    Garrett Giles is from Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He has experience with working with KCOU and KBIA where he has been a reporter, anchor, and show host for "B-Squared and G-Squared." He was a producer with KOMU for a brief period in...

  • Community Engagement Strategist - Intersection

    Hellen Tian is a convergence journalism and sociology student at University of Missouri. She has previously produced KBIA’s Business Beat and has worked on the community outreach team at the Columbia Missourian. She's interested in...

  • Student Reporter/Producer
  • Student Anchor
  • Student Anchor

    Nick Compall is a student reporter and anchor at KBIA.  He was born in the Chicago suburb of Winnetka, Illinois.  After broadcasting a sports talk show at his high school radio station, he went to study at the Missouri School of Journalism.  He...

  • Student Anchor
  • Nora Faris, a junior science and agricultural journalism major from Concordia, Missouri, is pursuing studies in agricultural marketing and broadcast reporting at the University of Missouri. She plans to obtain a law degree and pursue a career...

  • Student Anchor and Producer
  • Student Anchor

    Born and raised in Columbia, Steve has always been interested in the stories that concern Mid-Missourians. After ten years as an actor/improvisor in Chicago and Los Angeles, Steve is happy to return home and attend the School of Journalism at...