Amy Backes's Profile

Amy Backes is a senior studying Print and Digital Journalism and Spanish. She is covering the Missouri men’s and women’s basketball teams for the 2011-2012 season. As a junior, she covered the Missouri volleyball team's 2010 season. She interned at her hometown newspaper, the News Tribune in Jefferson City, as a general assignment reporter during the past summer. Her favorite sports memory came when she was studying abroad in Spain when its national team won the World Cup in 2010, and she celebrated by jumping in a fountain with the locals.