Dak Dillon, BJ ’12

Dak Dillon, BJ ’12, appears on the cover of the May edition of the monthly Columbia (Mo.) Business Times. This issue, dedicated to media and creative issues, profiles Dillon’s entrepreneurial ventures in its four-page article. He started Hub & Spoke, a full-service marketing and creative agency in downtown Columbia. Other endeavors include NewscastStudio, a website … Continued

Valerie Mosley, MA ’10

Valerie Mosley, MA ’10, and other staff members of the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader staff were recognized with a prestigious award by Gannett, the parent company of the News-Leader, USA Today and many other newspapers and media organizations across the country. They received the Greater Good award, which annually recognizes one news organization’s outstanding dedication to … Continued

Jennifer M. Ballard, BJ ’10

Jennifer M. Ballard, BJ ’10, is a reporter for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, where she has worked since November 2012. Prior to that, Ballard worked at The Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs, Ark.

Jacquelinne Mejia, BJ ’11

Jacquelinne Mejia, BJ ’11, was one of two journalists awarded a $1,000 fellowship to attend the 50th annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in Washington April 4-6. Mejia is a producer/correspondent for EC Hispanic Media in California.

Peter Dubrowski, BJ ’11

Peter Dubrowski, BJ ’11, was named editor-in-chief of the New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy for the 2013–14 academic year. Dubrowski leads a staff of 90 and will publish four books under his masthead.

Lucas Pierson, BJ ’12

Lucas Pierson, BJ ’12, is a content copywriter at Geile/Leon Marketing Communications in St. Louis. He is responsible for developing the voice and messaging for all aspects of the agency’s online presence, including website copy, white papers, blog posts, social media messaging and campaign development.

Colleen Cusumano, BJ ’07

Four J-School alumni staff the public relations department at Columbia College in Columbia, Mo. From left: Michael Kateman, MA ’91; Whitney Dreier, MA ’10; Colleen Cusumano, BJ ’07; and Brandi Herrman, MA ’08.