Kelly Lopez

Kelly Lopez is a junior at Mizzou, studying Strategic Communications at it’s prestigious School of Journalism for a future career in Public Relations. Born in Utah, Lopez has always dreamed of a career in marketing and advertising, and spent most…


DuVonte' Beard

At age 7, DuVonte’ Beard became an athlete. Little did he know, sports would become the center of his life and aspirations. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, the Chiefs and Royals were Beard’s two favorite teams.  Growing up…


Lauren Purdy

As a member of the CASE Marketing Team, Lauren Purdy has strived toward sharing the program’s mission of supporting the academic achievement of underrepresented minority students. Born and raised in Memphis, Purdy received her high school diploma from St. George’s…

Keara Shannon

Keara Shannon

Keara Shannon was born in Chicago Heights, IL and lived in the neighboring town of Matteson for 13 years. She moved to Plainfield, IL in 2013 and attended Oswego East High School. Her interest in journalism started during her junior…

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Olivia Evans

A native of Louisville, Ky, Olivia Evans is a third-year student at Mizzou. She is majoring in Journalism with an emphasis in Print and Digital News Reporting. She is also double minoring in Political Science and Spanish. On top of…


Roshae Hemmings

Roshae Hemmings is a junior at Mizzou from St. Louis, MO studying Arts and Culture Magazine journalism, as well as Women’s and Gender Studies. Roshae joined the CASE Marketing Team in Spring 2019, then took some time away and rejoined…


Becca Newton

Becca Newton is from outside of St. Louis, Missouri. She joined the CASE Marketing team in Spring 2020. Newton plays rugby for Mizzou and loves taking photos! She is a junior Journalism student with an interest in design, photography, and editing.


Abigail Ruhman

Abigail Ruhman is a junior from Raytown, Mo. She is majoring in journalism, women’s and gender studies, and sociology. She is also pursuing minors in peace studies, leadership and public service, and history. In addition to the CASE Marketing internship,…


Kyndall Hubbard

Kyndall Hubbard is a junior from the Washington D.C. metro area. Her interest in journalism began early. By high school she gained professional experience volunteering for Rockville 11 News in Rockville, Maryland. She has also written for MU’s student newspaper,…


Janae Taylor

Janae Taylor, a St. Louis native, is a part of the class of 2023 here at MU. She is majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in business marketing. Taylor has goals of working for ESPN someday, either in front…