Briana grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. She's pursuing her degree at MSU in print and internet journalism. She plans to minor in international relations with hopes of becoming an international reporter. Briana enjoys volunteering, listening to music, dancing, traveling, and photography. Her dream is to combine all of her interests across several platforms and use them as a voice for others.
The numbers are in, and local colleges and universities are seeing both an increase and decrease in fall enrollment. KSMU’s Briana Simmons has more.
A first-time author from Springfield addresses the issues of bullying in her new book “Life Series: First Day”. KSMU’s Briana Simmons has more.
Governor Jay Nixon has announced the federal government’s approval of public assistance to 18 Missouri counties, after severe weather and flood damage. KSMU’s Briana Simmons reports on how some counties plan to recover.
The American people are awaiting a decision from Congress about possible military action in Syria, after President Barack Obama stated that he would seek approval from lawmakers. KSMU’s Briana Simmons has this story on what citizens in the Ozarks are saying.
Missouri Works, what Governor Jay Nixon calls “efficient, effective, and responsive” went into effect Wednesday. KSMU's Briana Simmons has more.
Missouri State University has reached another record for freshman and transfer student enrollment, marking a successful recruiting year. But as KSMU’s Briana Simmons reports, now that classes are underway, the focus now turns to retention.