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St. Louis Icon Ruth Ezell Speaking at Media Talk

A St. Louis area broadcasting legend, the senior producer for the Nine Network has decades of valuable experience to impart on students as part of the twice-per-year event hosted by the Missouri Baptist University Communications Department.

Ruth Ezell currently works for Nine Network of Public Media, and has also worked for KSDK, among other media outlets. It is nearly impossible to talk about St. Louis broadcasting without mentioning Ezell’s name.      Photo courtesy of James Kyle

Where Passion Meets Profession

Emmy-winning professor Alonzo Medcalf is taking his many years of experience in the broadcast media world and bringing it into the classrooms of the Communications Department at Missouri Baptist University.

Photos by Savanna Cantrell

Professor Alonzo Medcalf reading his favorite Bible verse while enjoying the recent pleasant weather in the Quad, before this week’s snow flurries. Medcalf combines his love for Christ with his love for broadcast media as he brings his experience and skills to MBU.

Fall Media Talk 2018 Features Missouri Governor

Just when you thought Media Talk couldn’t possibly get any stronger, the Communications Department in the Fine Arts Division at Missouri Baptist University is featuring none other than Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, speaking at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Chapel.

Photo illustration by Molly Munoz — Photo courtesy of the Governor’s Office website

Gov. Mike Parson will be the featured speaker at Media Talk, discussing Christian communication and how his faith has informed his approach to taking over the state’s highest office.

Communications Department Cookout

The Missouri Baptist University Communications Department held a cookout for the students with majors and minors in communications on Sept. 15.

Communications Department members listen to Paula Bennett, associate professor of broadcast media, during a fall cookout.Photos by Demitri Earl

Communications Department members listen to Paula Bennett, associate professor of broadcast media, during a fall cookout.

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