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Lexie Broemmer: Grad Student and Grad Assistant at Saint Louis University

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? Well, I’m currently an English grad student, which can be extremely challenging, considering the amount of theoretical reading I have to do.  Although that doesn’t necessarily relate to Communication, my assistantship sort of does—I help with the administrative side of SLU’s Film Studies Department.  Really, the most rewarding thing about my current “job” as

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Pasha Yates: QU Coordinator of Community Relations & Visual Design

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? The most challenging and interesting part about my current job are the different elements I juggle on a daily basis. It’s not just sitting down and designing a postcard. It’s creating designs for postcards, posters, billboards, email blasts, social media, public relations. However, all these different things are what makes the job fun and

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Ben Braun: Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? I love having a job where I’m able to be creative in shaping the digital profile of our radio stations. I also love helping contributors—many of whom are not entirely comfortable with blogging or digital—find their voice and convey a message to their audience. Being able to connect with our community in various facets

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Jeremy Culver: Weekend Anchor/MMJ for WXOW

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? My job allows me to really know about my community and the events around me. I love getting to meet new faces and learn about their passions and what motivates them every day. Time is the biggest challenge. You never have enough time in the day to do all the things you want for

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Phil Cooper: AV/IT Support and Production Specialist

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? In terms of challenging, it was almost a complete departure from the broadcasting field and getting immersed into a world of audiovisual and information technology systems in a non-clinical healthcare setting. There were no more newsrooms, no more hard deadlines, nothing of the sort, and it was a drastic culture change for me as

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Mike Colombo: Anchor/Consumer Investigative Reporter Fox 2/KPLR 11 St.Louis

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? Challenging: Meeting people dealing with tragedy. Advocating for consumers dealing with issues. The schedule. Interesting: Going places and meeting people I wouldn’t otherwise have access to. Learning about things I wouldn’t necessarily pursue on my own. Rewarding: Helping people gets results they couldn’t on their own. Drawing attention to people/issues that need attention but

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Frank Cann: Owner/Operator: CANN Productions, Inc.

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? The most challenging and rewarding part of my job is navigating the power of video content in today’s ever changing marketing landscape. How do I use various communication proficiencies in my work? Written communications: From content scripts to responding to RFP (Request for proposals), strong, clear communication is vital. Oral communications: My job requires

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Julianne Touhy: Senior Meeting Planner at the American Bar Association

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? Planning a successful meeting is always a challenge. We are always looking for ways to be more innovative and to keep our members engaged. A rewarding part of my job is producing a successful meeting and knowing that I contributed, in a small way, to the decisions of tomorrow. How do I use various

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Colleen McCormack: Customer Experience Representative at Pinnacol Assurance

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? I answer the phones and love getting to trouble shoot and explain to policyholders, injured workers, and providers what things might be confusing to them in the world of workers comp insurance in Colorado How do I use various communication proficiencies in my work? Emails, phone calls, faxes I do ‘em all. I’ve found

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