Travis McMillen

Video Producer

TRAVIS McMILLEN is the video producer for the Futures Lab, located on the lower level of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. As video producer, McMillen directs and produces regular and occasional programming from RJI’s own production studio, including KBIA-FM’s Views of the News, Global Journalist and Radio Friends with Paul Pepper. He is a Columbia native who started working at KOMU-TV, the University of Missouri’s NBC affiliate, at the age of 16. At 18 McMillen became the audio operator for Pepper and Friends, a community variety and talk show that aired on KOMU for 27 years. It was a position he held for almost 10 years. Aside from audio, McMillen’s duties on the show included field segment videographer and editor and, from 2001-2007, primary fill-in director. McMillen also directed KOMU’s daily two-hour morning newscast from 2001-2008. He is married to Jennifer, whom he met at KOMU. She currently produces the CW News at Nine for the station. They have three boys.

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Views of the News
2:30 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

What comes next now that Ryan Ferguson is free?

Professor Earnest Perry

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Jim Flink.

Views of the News
9:20 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Ryan Ferguson's conviction vacated

Professor Amy Simons

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
2:45 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Are Cardinals fans 'insufferable'?

Professor Mike McKean

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
2:18 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Does Twitter need a woman's touch?

Professor Earnest Perry

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
2:18 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

'CNN can do better'

Professor Amy Simons

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
11:51 am
Wed September 25, 2013

What's the reporter's role?

Professor Mike McKean

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
3:27 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Navy Yard shooting, BuzzFeed does it wrong, independence vs. transparency

Professor Earnest Perry

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Judd Slivka.

Views of the News
4:35 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Obama on Syria, Rose interviews al-Assad, Kimmel's viral video hoax

Professor Amy Simons

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
2:52 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Situation in Syria, David Frost, KMIZ, Twitter on the campaign trail

Professor Mike McKean

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
3:46 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

ESPN & Frontline, Chelsea Manning, Making news out of Miley Cyrus

Professor Earnest Perry

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
2:52 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Al Jazeera America, Danger in Egypt, Greenwald's partner detained in London

Professor Amy Simons

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
12:07 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

MO's Obama clown; NPR slammed; Journalism degrees; NBC's Hillary 'Nightmare'

Professor Mike McKean

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Amy Simons and Earnest Perry.

Views of the News
1:03 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Bezos buys WaPost, Boston Globe & Newsweek sold, Time Warner's CBS blackout

Professor Judd Slivka

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Judd Slivka.

Views of the News
12:46 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Manning verdict, Big ad merger, Dumping Rush, Simon tweets mom's passing

Professor Stephanie Padgett

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Esther Thorson and Stephanie Padgett.

Views of the News
12:29 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Zimmerman verdict, few female sources, royal baby watch

Professor Mike McKean

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Stacey Woelfel and Marty Steffens.

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