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What's Unique about JMC?

KCUR 89.3FM and K-ROO

  • KCUR 89.3FM and K-ROO: There are two radio stations on the UMKC campus. Journalism students can intern at KCUR, a flagship NPR station, which serves Kansas City and outlying cities such as St. Joseph, MO and Lawrence, KS. K-ROO is UMKC's new student-run online radio station, where students can produce radio programs, become involved in management, or run the website. K-ROO is devoted to promoting local music, athletics, arts, and student campus organizations.

The University News

  • UMKC's student newspaper has served UMKC and Kansas City since 1933. Yes, U-News is an independent student newspaper, and all news stories are reported, edited, and produced by students. Copies are distributed to the University, Plaza, Westport, Brookside, Midtown and Downtown areas. U-News is also online, with potential to reach the entire KC metropolitan area.

KHEN and KCEN

  • Students enrolled in broadcast courses are involved in producing programs for Time Warner Cable Channel 17 (KHEN) and Channel 18 (KCEN). KHEN and KCEN broadcast seven days a week, reporting local and national news and showcasing popular local events.