When Nischelle Turner was younger, she hoped to work at a TV station in St. Louis or Kansas City. Now, after 25 years working in journalism across the country, she brought a lighthearted and casual mood back to her alma mater when speaking of her experience.

“It’s surreal," she said. "It feels like home.”

  • Assistant city editor, Fall 2022. Studying print journalism. Reach me at mcb547@umsystem.edu or in the newsroom at 882-5720.

  • Assistant city editor, spring 2021. Studying print and digital news journalism. Reach me at skylarlaird@mail.missouri.edu, or in the newsroom at 882-5720.

  • Elizabeth Brixey is the Columbia Missourian's education editor and an associate professor in the Missouri School of Journalism. She can be reached at (573) 882-2632 and brixeye@missouri.edu.

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