Michael Knisley (MJour) joined the faculty at the University of Missouri School of Journalism as an assistant professor in fall 2018. He is also the sports editor of the Columbia Missourian, a community digital and print news organization staffed by students and managed by faculty.

Posted Nov. 12, 2019

Gary Vicari (Comm) has been president of Arlington Toyota, a family-owned company started by his father in Palatine, Illinois, since 2000. He and his wife, Amy, have three grown children.

Posted Oct. 16, 2020

Peter Lasser (Comm), is a producer and director at Lasser Productions in Atlanta. He has produced for 11 Olympic Games throughout his career in broadcast, including the Tokyo Olympics. He stays connected with the college and its students as a member of CMCI’s advisory board. In 2019, he joined a panel of sports media professionals during CMCI’s inaugural Sports Media Summit and returned to speak with broadcast journalism classes about his experiences in the field. Lasser is married to Cynthia Potter, who earned an Olympic bronze medal in 3-meter springboard diving in 1976 and frequently serves as an analyst for televised diving events, including during this year’s Summer Games.

Posted Oct. 20, 2021