Scott Harvey

News Director & Content Coordinator

Scott joined KSMU in November 2012. He had previously served five years as news director for KETR-FM, the public radio station in Commerce, Texas. A graduate of Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Scott enjoys producing human-interest stories, among other pieces that educate and engage the community. When not at work, he’s often taking part in outdoor activities, exploring new areas and restaurants, or staying up-to-date with the latest news and information. Scott was born and raised in Shenandoah, Iowa.


Helping Others
11:56 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Agreement between MSU, Convoy of Hope Aims to Strengthen Developing Countries

The Citizen Scholar Statue represents the University's public affairs mission.
Credit Missouri State University

Missouri State University and Convoy of Hope are pledging to increase and improve agriculture and water availability in Haiti, and possibly other developing countries, as part of an agreement signed Tuesday.

Under a memorandum of understanding, the two schools will develop, execute, and implement extension services, education, and research projects pertaining to agriculture and related projects.  

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12:55 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Springfield Names Dan Smith New Public Works Director

Dan Smith takes over as Springfield Public Works director on Dec. 1.
Credit City of Springfield

Greene County Highway Administrator Dan Smith will take over as Public Works director for the City of Springfield on Dec. 1.

The city announced Smith’s hire on Monday. He was among three finalists for the position to replace former director Phil Broyles, who passed away earlier this year. Kirk Juranas and Jonathan Gano have served as interim co-directors of the department.

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Engaging the Community
7:38 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Putting MSU Students in a Better Position to Identify as Bears

Credit Scott Harvey / KSMU

Students tend to stay in college if they can identify with the school. That’s one of the guiding principles in improving retention of first-time, full-time students at Missouri State University, according to President Clif Smart.

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Eye on Washington
6:25 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

MSU Welcomes Professor to Speak on Combating ISIS, Aiding Kurds

Dr. Michael Gunter
Credit Tennessee Technological University

A visiting professor to Springfield says a key to fighting back the Islamic State militant group will come by supplying aid to the Kurds. The ethnic group that inhabits adjacent parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey has been battling ISIS for months.

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Eye on Washington
6:00 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

McCaskill Queries University, Law Enforcement Officials on Title IX Policy

Sen. Claire McCaskill listens to a student's question during an hour-long discussion on Title IX policy inside the Parliamentary Room at MSU's Plaster Studio Union.
Credit Scott Harvey / KSMU

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says legislation aimed at curbing campus sexual assaults will be redrafted to encompass some of the suggestions received this week.

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