Sports editor Chris Kwiecinski enjoys a year in MO

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of “Meet the Tribune,” a series of columns designed to help you get to know our staff better. The series will air on Sundays and Wednesdays until we fully make our way into the editorial office.

As sports broadcaster Jim Nantz says, “Hi friends”.

Although, if you provide our sports section, there is a very good chance that you know who they are.

I am coming to my one year anniversary since I moved to Columbia, and I have grown in so many ways since I moved from the West.

I barely recognize the writing I first put on paper in sophomore at Bradley University in 2013, which passed so many trials and tests through a degree from Northwestern University, covering an Olympics, moving to Mississippi and Utah and finally arriving in Missouri.

Here’s a little more about me:

Why did you dedicate yourself to journalism?

At first I wanted to become a sports broadcaster. The idea of ‚Äč‚Äčtalking about sports for fans on a large scale attracted me to the way I grew up listening to WBBM radio calling the Chicago Bears games with my dad on Sundays.

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