Shraddha Sankhe, MA ’14, is a senior communications specialist in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Sankhe graduated with a specialization in strategic communication and previously worked at the Health Communications Research Center, headquartered at the School, from 2011 to 2012 as a Smith-Patterson Fellow. [Related]
Sally Renaud, BJ ’81, will be inducted into College Media Association’s John A. Boyd Hall of Fame in October at the Dallas Sheraton as part of the Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Association Fall National College Media Convention. Renaud serves as chair of the department of journalism at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill.
Walt Potter, MA ’81, was recently named as one of five Vanderbilt alumni inducted into the school’s Student Media Hall of Fame. Potter, a third-generation newspaper journalist, received his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt in 1972 prior to pursuing his graduate degree at Mizzou. He worked at the Star-Exponent and the Virginian Pilot and in 2014 … Continued
The second book by Michelle (Micki) Grimm Carter, BJ ’66, will be released Sept. 1, 2017, by Bedazzled Ink Publishers. Entitled “From Under the Russian Snow,” the book is a memoir that covers the year Carter left her job as managing editor of a San Francisco Bay Area daily to serve as the USIA Journalist-in-Residence … Continued
Syd Hayman, BJ ’14, has been selected as one of six fellows in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program for 2017. Program fellows receive grants to attend SPJ’s 2017 Excellence in Journalism conference in Anaheim, California, in September. After graduating from Mizzou with a degree in magazine publishing and management, Hayman … Continued
Jackie Woodward, BJ ’83, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, was elected to the Craft Brew Alliance board of directors at its annual shareholders meeting held May 17, 2017. Over the course of her career, Woodward has received numerous marketing and advertising awards, including the Chicago Advertising Federation’s “Ad Woman … Continued