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Pulitzer Center Update March 17, 2010

Columbia Missourian Features Article on Project: Report Semi-Finalist

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Project: Report 2010 is a partnership between YouTube and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting...

Lindsey Ross


Amanda McDaniel is an 18-year-old Christian Fellowship School senior and cheerleader with bone cancer. Alex Rozier is a 20-year-old MU broadcast student who was inspired by her story and shared it with the world.

Rozier is one of 10 semifinalists in an international video journalism competition for a three-minute video titled "The Story of Amanda McDaniel." He beat 138 others for the spot.

Project:Report, sponsored by YouTube and the Pulitzer Center, called for non-professional aspiring journalists to share stories that might otherwise go untold. After asking people he knew for story ideas, a co-worker at KOMU told Rozier about McDaniel.

Read the full article at the Columbia Missourian.

The University of Missouri School of Journalism website also featured a post about Alex Rozier's Project: Report video.