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Jennifer works as a reporter and producer, and also trains the student reporters at KSMU. She grew up on a farm just outside West Plains, Missouri, and now works for KSMU from her hometown. She spent five years as a freelance journalist in the Persian Gulf, reporting for NPR and producing for CNN International’s program “Inside the Middle East.” Jennifer studied at the American University in Cairo and graduated from the University of Missouri. She participated in the first annual National Day of Listening on Nov 24, 2008. You can hear her interview her grandmother here.
In our Sense of Community Series this week on KSMU, we'll be exploring how the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," is impacting people here in the Ozarks. In this segment, KSMU's Jennifer Davidson reports on the provision in the law that allows young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance plans.
Missouri State University’s Board of Governors has approved the creation of two new degrees. KSMU's Jennifer Davidson has details.
A Springfield company that builds stainless steel tanks is adding up to 88 new local jobs. As KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson reports, the jobs will pay above the county wage.
In this segment of Around the World, Here at Home, we learn about Argentina, as seen through the eyes of an engineer who once called Buenos Aires home.
The winter storm has led to the cancellation of several blood drives. But the need for blood is constant, meaning area hospitals might soon face a shortage of certain blood types if donations don’t pick up. KSMU's Jennifer Davidson has more.
All the hype around Cyber Monday and Black Friday means very little to those in our community who can't afford Christmas presents. That's why Crosslines is stepping in once again to offer holiday food and toy baskets for our community's most vulnerable citizens. KSMU's Jennifer Davidson has more on the application process.
The United States and several of its allies have reached a historic deal with Iran. KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson asked several Missouri members of Congress for their reactions.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he’s planning to boost Missouri’s Bright Flight scholarship program while getting high-achievers to stay in the state after college graduation. KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson has details.
Heads up, drivers in southwest Missouri: some unexpected winter precipitation is headed your way this morning. KSMU's Jennifer Davidson has more.
Schools often cancel classes for holidays or severe weather. But across the Missouri Ozarks, several schools close for days at a time during deer season. KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson has more.