Brad's Beat: Our Words, Our Stories, Their Hope

Published 05/22 2013 06:20PM

Updated 05/23 2013 12:47AM

JOPLIN, MO.--- For nearly 20 years, Jim Riek has been in front of the camera at KOMU News in Columbia, Missouri. Now, he's switching roles and is a going into print by writing a book.

2 years ago, he took several young journalism students from MU to cover the May 22nd tornado. He and the students have put their stories to paper to write a nearly 400 page book titled "Our words, Our Stories, Their Hope."

"I wanted to write a book because I wanted to keep Joplin in the news," said Jim Riek, Writer. 

Jim is donating 100% of the proceeds to Rebuild Joplin. If you would like to order the book, click here.

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