Matt Campanelli

News Producer

Matt Campanelli is a senior at Missouri State University who is pursuing a degree in Journalism with a minor in Communications. While serving as a news intern for KSMU, Matt is also a staff reporter for Missouri State’s student run newspaper, The Standard. One of his favorite things about journalism is it combines two of his passions; writing and telling stories.

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Picture this:  opening up a secret envelope, finding inside your assignment, and whipping together a film on that assignment—all in two days’ time. That happens each year with the local SATO 48, which is gearing up for its 13th season.

Forty-eight hours is all the participants in SATO 48 get to shoot edit and produce a five minute film. SATO stands for Springfield And The Ozarks.  The twist is none of the teams know what their film will be about until they receive their so-called “inspiration package.”

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Missouri State University introduced its new head men's basketball coach in a press conference  Thursday. The university’s Board of Governors approved the hiring of head coach Dana Ford the day before.

Ford said there must be a change in mindset when it comes to the atmosphere surrounding Missouri State men’s basketball.

“When the word 'championship' is brought up, we’ve got to be about that. That’s got to be our expectation,” Ford said.

Cox Health South
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  CoxHealth and Community Partnership of the Ozarks are implementing a new software system that will allow several different parties to team up in getting services to those in need. 

The software, called ServicePoint, will allow CoxHealth and CPO to refer patients and clients to other local agencies like Jordan Valley Community Health Center and the public health department. 

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President Donald Trump ordered new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports this month.

Nathan Arbeitman has worked at the Fimco Steel Supply Company for 20 years. Fimco distributes steel to local builders, manufacturers and metal crafters.  Arbeitman is the vice president and general manager of the company.  

“I’m not going to say it’s a good or bad thing,” he said regarding the news from the White House. 

Greene County Courthouse
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Residents in Greene County will soon have several opportunities to hear about new projects in the county—and also raise questions or concerns to county officials. 

Over the next few weeks, Greene County Presiding Commissioner Bob Cirtin plans to host a town hall meeting in every city in Greene County. According to a press release, Cirtin will use the town hall meetings to discuss new developments in Greene County and also listen to feedback from citizens.

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