Max Havey's Profile

Enterprise beat writer, Max Havey
Magazine Arts and Culture student at the University of Missouri

Twitter: @MaxHavey

WHAT I DO: I am an Enterprise reporter who primarily writes stories pertaining to what the city does in the realm of energy and power, although I write about a lot of other things too.

WHAT TYPE OF JOURNALISM KEEPS ME GOING: I am really a big fan of pop culture reporting and blogging like that of Whitney Matheson's Pop Candy or James Poniewozoik's Tuned In blog at I know TV and Movies like the back of my hand and I love writing about, talking about or reviewing most primetime TV shows and independent films.

BACKGROUND: I come from Springfield Illinois, home of the some of the most corrupt governors and possibly the worlds most unhealthy sandwich. I am in my fourth semester here at MU and my first in the Magazine Arts and Culture Emphasis area. I am the host of a weekly radio show called Nerdtastic over at KCOU 88.1 FM, and I previously wrote reviews and recaps for the Culture section of

LIFE OUTSIDE OF WORK: When I am not at the Missourian, I can often be found reading books on various benches around campus(weather permitting), watching movies at Ragtag cinema or checking out a show at the Blue Note or Mojos.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT COLUMBIA: I honestly love how diverse Columbia is. You really never know what you are going to find! Whether it is the second oldest comic shop in Missouri, the True/False film festival or the top notch music scene. It has the perfect eclectic small-town atmosphere.