Jan Sokoloff Harness

Best professional lesson learned at the J-School? “Never assume anything.” That line was repeated, over and over again on the cover of a handout we received the first week of school. I’ve found it to be a valuable lesson professionally and personally. What is your favorite J-School memory? After my first Broadcasting 101 assignment, Dave … Continued

John Ferrugia

What do you do? I am managing editor and news anchor for Rocky Mountain PBS, the statewide PBS network in Colorado. Our team consists of three reporters, a producer, and two photojournalists/editors producing long-form investigative and public affairs programming dealing with issues of important public policy and state politics. I also present our stories on … Continued

Dave Busiek

Can you describe what a typical workday is like for you? I get up early in the morning and start my day reading the online news. Then I watch the 5 a.m. morning newscast. I arrive at the station at 8:45 a.m. We have a 9:30 a.m. story meeting in the conference room where we … Continued

Bill Bledsoe

What do you do? I’m a senior product manager for Best Buy’s Media Network. I’m responsible for building systems that help Best Buy monetize their digital surfaces; think Web, APP and digital experiences in-store. Retail advertising is actually the fastest-growing part of digital marketing and I’m lucky enough to be right in the middle of … Continued

Christopher Abel

What do you do? I am a certified financial planner and personal/business growth coach running a company based in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, that helps hundreds every year achieve their financial, fitness, family and business goals. My company both educates and motivates using proven techniques often overlooked as individuals get lost in the mainstream of life. … Continued