Natalie Dupin

What do you do? I am a the public relations coordinator for the CNN New York Bureau. My job focuses primarily on the CNN Original Series. How did you get your job? I started applying like a madwoman to jobs in January. I flew out to New York once a month and lined up interviews … Continued

Tom Brandt

A love of storytelling has taken Tom Brandt, BJ ’09, to some interesting places throughout his career. From Capitol Hill to traveling the country on political campaigns to the corporate sector, Brandt’s passion for solving problems through strategic messaging has made him effective even during the most high-intensity situations. Now a spokesperson for Hewlett Packard … Continued

Brian Brooker

After 30-plus years of working in advertising, Brian Brooker, BJ ’83, has learned the importance of relationships. Whether they are between him and his creative team, or between the products he works on and their consumers, Brooker’s success in building strong relationships comes down to one thing: He gets people. “You have to figure out … Continued

Alexis Johnson

It was an interest in entertainment and media that led Alexis Johnson, BJ ’15, to find her passion and future career. As a communications assistant at the NFL Network, Johnson facilitates media requests and creates press materials for NFL Media programming. She credits much of her success and ability to effectively communicate with others to … Continued

Eve (Silver) McDavid

Eve (Silver) McDavid, BJ ’08, felt there was something familiar about one of her Missouri School of Journalism professors on that first day of classes her senior year. A connection of some sort, maybe? It was when Barbara Ifshin introduced herself to the class, everything immediately clicked. McDavid realized that this had to be the Barbara … Continued

Lynne Anne Davis

After moving constantly throughout her childhood and never spending much time in one place, Lynne Anne Davis, BJ ’87, unexpectedly found her home in Hong Kong when she was 30 years old. While her initial move to Hong Kong – prompted by her public relations position with FleishmanHillard – was not meant to be long … Continued

Jory Mick

Jory Mick had no idea where her career would take her, but knew she was equipped for anything. From learning how to work in groups to perfecting AP Style, the Missouri School of Journalism prepared her significantly for her career. Why’d you decide to come to Mizzou? I was raised a Tiger so there wasn’t … Continued

Kyle Pusateri

For Kyle Pusateri, BJ ’08, choosing a college was a no-brainer. Missouri born and raised, Pusateri enrolled at the Missouri School of Journalism like any true Tiger son. His experiences at the School included global travel, leadership and a last-minute switch from broadcast to strategic communication. How has the Missouri Method education shaped your career? … Continued

Stacey White Belford

For Stacey (White) Belford, BJ ’93, her journey through the Missouri School of Journalism was an adventure from day one. Originally set on moving to California to work for rock stars, Belford felt the call to be a Tiger, where she found her niche in the agency world. Why did you decide to come to … Continued

Leighton McCormick

What do you do? I am a business development consultant, primarily for defense industry contractors. How did you get your job? I was recommended by the associate dean and senior faculty at the J-School. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Get it written, then make it right. What advice do … Continued