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What do you do? Media consulting/training. How did you get your job? Entrepreneur What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Accuracy, objectivity, complete. What advice do you have for current students? Report facts, not opinion. Practice objectivity and fairness. What is your favorite J-School memory? Working at KOMU-TV and KFRU Radio. … Continued
The revised and updated paperback edition of “Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City” by Gordon Young, MA ’90, was released by the University of California Press in February. It details Young’s attempt to reconnect with his hometown of Flint, Michigan, after living in San Francisco for more than two decades. Filled with nostalgia and compelled … Continued
Angela Jackson, BJ ’97, has been named Managing Partner, Future of Work, by New Profit. To kick off the new year, the Boston-based venture philanthropy firm New Profit announced Dr. Angela Jackson has been promoted to Managing Partner, Future of Work. In this role, Dr. Jackson leads New Profit’s global fund to invest in entrepreneurs … Continued
Doug McClain, BJ ’91, CDME, has more than 30 years of marketing experience in the publishing, hospitality and tourism industries. He currently serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer for Newport Beach & Company, the economic development, community and destination-marketing organization that markets Newport Beach, California, around the world. In this role, he … Continued
Megan Rose (formerly Megan McCloskey), BJ ’04, recently won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting; the 2020 Gerald R. Ford Journalism Award; and a White House Correspondents’ Association award for a series examining how Navy and Marine Corps leadership failed to heed warnings and implement reforms leading up to several fatal accidents. Rose has … Continued
Marlene Neill, MA ’07, has been selected for induction into the Public Relations Society of America College of Fellows, an honorary organization within PRSA comprised of more than 350 senior professionals and educators, each of whom has left a significant footprint on the public relations profession.