Russ Mitchell

What do you do? I am the lead anchor/managing editor for WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Tenacity, teamwork. Have a thick skin and don’t accept “No” for an answer. What advice do you have for current students? Work hard, be a master of everything. What … Continued

Emily Gresham Wherle

What do you do in your job? I manage a two-person communications department for a four-county health department in the southern suburbs of Cincinnati. In this role, I’m responsible for media relations, online communications, internal communication, advertising, marketing and branding. What have you faced in your career path so far? I worked at Dan Pinger … Continued

Michael Shaw

As a kid, Michael Shaw, MA ’92, should have known he’d be a cartoonist someday. At age 10, he and his twin brother Patrick, MA ’88 (English), each paid homage to the most celebrated of super heroes by creating heroes themselves. Patrick created “Selvas Kane, The Enforcer” while Michael drew up “The Tranquil Four.” “Like … Continued

Nick Iannitto

On his career: I am the vice president of business development for Reputation Management Associates in Columbus, Ohio. On the benefits of working in public relations: Public relations is the best career to have if you’re married and need to focus on others, like your family and your clients. I love my job in sales and … Continued