Reporter for @CoMissourian // @mujschool student // Oh, I also wrote some words for @AP, @USNews, @SeattleTimes, @EHCareersGo, @PowerMizzoucom back in the day.

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Biography

An advanced education reporter for the Columbia Missourian, Kacen Bayless is a native of Ballwin, Missouri. He's a junior studying investigative journalism at the University of Missouri. In the past, he's covered public life for the Missourian, sports for PowerMizzou.com and campus life for The M...

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RT @CoMissourian: Still searching for her daughter's body 14 years after she went missing, Angie Yarnell's mother refuses to give up hope.…
RT @CoMissourian: City residents are less satisfied with police services. Just 47 percent are satisfied with police response times an… https://t.co/2NKit3XtDD
RT @CoMissourian: If you weren't one of the 850 people who filled out the recent City of Columbia survey of citizen satisfaction, her… https://t.co/fTby5uaW7U
@RuthServen @UVA Nothing says “creepy college library” quite like the doctoral study “cages” at Ellis. https://t.co/1pFeHpEfsk
RT @LATimesfarmer: I printed this Nick Foles quote because it is just so excellent: https://t.co/3Tmu9PCwOM
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Even though it was a class, I still count my time working for my high school publication as my first real journalism job.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Unfortunately, no. My goal is to buy one with my first official paycheck upon graduation.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is really a double edged sword for journalists. Anybody can report on anything. Society needs journalists to verify the truth.