Lillian Kuras

Information and Referral Specialist at United Way 2-1-1

Degree(s): BJ '82

Whereabouts: United States, Kansas City, Missouri

What do you do?
I work at United Way 2-1-1 on the database.

How did you get your job?
I started on the overnight shift at United Way 2-1-1 as an information and referral specialist making social service referrals.

What is the best professional lesson learned at the J-School?
That great research is what backs a great story.

What advice do you have for current students?
Learn the basics, build upon them and network!

What is your favorite J-School memory?
The smell of newsprint in the Missourian newsroom.

Updated: November 8, 2011