Author Archives: QU Media

Ashlynn Worley: News Producer, KOAA TV

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? I’ve found that producing allows you to showcase your creativity and have a say about the show as a whole. But it can be stressful…breaking news situations, reporters not meeting deadlines, etc.. You just learn to adjust and my advice – always have a back up plan! How do I use various communication proficiencies

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Taylor King: Multimedia Journalist and Producer, WANE-15 TV

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? The News industry is HARD. No joke here, it is thrilling when breaking news happens and rewarding to be able to tell local stories.  How do I use various communication proficiencies in my work? I owe my success all to the communications department at Quincy University. I use everything I learned every day. In

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Bailey Greubel: Social Media & Communications Coordinator

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? I currently work mainly with social media, SEO, and website blogging/writing. Social media is constantly updating and coming out with new platforms. It’s hard to keep up with all the technological advances! How do I use various communication proficiencies in my work? Mainly, my communication skills come from linking through social platforms. Being able

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Shane Hulsey: Broadcaster @ Prepcasts and GLVC Sports Network

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? Putting all of the research I have done about a game to use in order to tell its story is very rewarding. I may not use half of that research, but in the end, you can’t predict sports, and that’s why I love them so much. You have to be able to think on

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Grant E. Meyer: Financial Advisor

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? The most challenging part about my current job is being able to get favorably introduced to new people every day. The most interesting part is that every one of my clients situations are different, which calls for highly personalized financial planning. The most rewarding part of my job is the ability to develop lasting

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Urgent: Quincy University’s reason for concern

Picture of a student holding a laptop

By Kori Kay Obert The mental health of students on Quincy University’s campus is a serious issue during this time of isolation due to the pandemic. In QU’s attempt to keep its students on campus, they have not offered any breaks for the current fall semester. Many students have been expressing their concerns on the matter. Some students from out

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COVID-19 hurting college students

By Sharadyn Janssen In just a few months, COVID-19 has impacted all people, especially college students. Students have seriously struggled this semester against the many barriers created by the pandemic. Apart from the health consequences from those diagnosed, COVID-19 has affected many other area of students’ lives, including education, athletics, work, mental health, friendship, and experience. The quality of education

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Studies show break from social media needed during pandemic

By Tiffany Scifres, Danielle Schoonover, Riannon Beddington, Harrison Clark, QU Masters’ students in counseling Social media has been one of the fastest-growing platforms we’ve seen in the history of the internet. While it may hold the obvious benefits of being able to reach out to friends and family in faraway places, the mental health risks that follow are not often

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