Category Archives: Alumni Profiles

Audra Turnbull: Professional Guardian-Compassionate Companions Inc.

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? As a professional guardian, I advocate for those who are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, or have been diagnosed with some form of dementia. Due to these disabilities, our clients cannot make their own decisions so we are appointed by the court to act as surrogate decision-makers for them. I work in my client’s best

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Andy Martinez: La Vida Baseball

Current position: Digital/Social Content Producer, La Vida Baseball  What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? Working at a digital media startup, challenges arise in many ways all the time. One of the things that’s most challenging is the many hats you are required to wear. Sure, you may have one title, but you might have to do two or three different

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Patrick Kuhle: Associate Marketing Manager Wilson Sporting Goods, Co.

What’s interesting about my current job? Wilson is a global company. Because of this, I’ve had the pleasure of working with people from all over the world, making many really good friends along the way. Before working at Wilson, I had never thought about working on things that apply outside of the United States, but spending time with co-workers and

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Colleen (Taylor) Myers: Marketing Manager, Kenosha News

What’s challenging/interesting/rewarding about my current job? In my current role, I get to work with a lot of different people – both within the organization and externally. I work with basically every department in some aspect, I work with local non-profits and community groups, I work with members of the general public/readers, and I work with some national agencies for

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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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