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Amy Simons

Columbia, Missouri
Views of the News Host, KBIA
Covers:  media, criticism

Journalism professor, host of @viewsonkbia on @kbia, @MizzouWIM adviser. Former Chicagoan. Tries not to take life too seriously, doesn't always succeed.

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AMY SIMONS teaches multi-platform reporting and editing to students in the convergence journalism interest area.

Since joining the faculty in August 2010, Simons has developed an interest in international journalism, training professionals on campus and abroad. She has traveled across China and t...

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@amysimons — 3,892 followers, 26,917 tweets

Came home from work… to do more work. Good think I downloaded everything I needed to edit before I left, since there’s no @MediacomSupport service in #CoMo right now. #fail
@katchicago @KBIA Right?! I was literally trying to plan to hit breaks live on the air — talking and looking at a “broken” clock at the same time.
@katchicago It was that way at @KBIA yesterday, too. Threw me for a total loop when I was on the air!
@tpmufellowships I’m trying to cram the entire higher ed experience into 48 hours. :) Good to see you last night!
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