Ryan B. Cummings

What do you do? I am the design manager at a national association. My main responsibility is the production of a monthly magazine, PAYTECH. My husband and I moved to my hometown in 2005 and I’ve worked at the American Payroll Association since 2006. Best professional lesson learned at J-School? Your portfolio must be perfect! … Continued

Kimberley Crouch

What do you do? Pfizer Michigan is one of the research sites in the company. As corporate counsel, I assist scientists and management in bringing in research tools, regulatory and clinical trial issues and legal issues that arise on a day-to-day basis. How did you get your job? I got my job through a headhunter. … Continued

Paul Courter

What do you do? I am the vice president of the Golf Digest Tournament Planner, an online tool for nonprofits and organizations to set up and execute golf events. There are 1.5 million charity golf events, and we developed the first online application in partnership with Golf Digest. How did you get your job? I … Continued

Jon Cook

Jon Cook, BJ ’93, named CEO and President of VML, Inc., a global digital marketing agency.

Tanya Collins

Why did you choose the Missouri School of Journalism? I wanted to be a journalist when I graduated from high school in Japan. My dad said to choose the best school for journalism. That’s how I wound up at Mizzou. What was your first job, and how did you get it? I applied to three newspapers … Continued

Max Cole

New York Radio Personality Max Cole, 90 60 years of continuous broadcasting on the airwaves in New York Ernest Max Cole passed away on July 16, 2006, after a short battle with lung cancer. He was 90 years old. Born on Oct. 20, 1915, in Topeka, Kan., Cole grew up in Springfield, Mo. He graduated … Continued

Damen Clow

What do you do? I am a secondary history teacher and a freelance writer. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Have faith in experience, and listen to what those who know have to say. No matter how good you think you are, there’s always someone out there, in your newsroom … Continued

Chris Clayton

What do you do? I’m an agriculture and farm-policy reporter for DTN in Omaha, Neb. How did you get your job? I was an agriculture reporter for the Omaha World-Herald before coming to DTN. I met the editor of DTN at a farm reporters’ event and stayed in contact with him until an opportunity came … Continued

Michael Choy

What do you do? My job includes being a producer, writer, reporter, videographer, and video editor. I’m currently responsible for producing topical and image promotion for the station’s Creative Services Department. But in more than a decade here, I’ve done everything from produce newscasts and manage website content to lead the production of a local … Continued

Charles Choi

What was your first job? How did you get that job? I started off as and still am a freelance reporter. I’ve written for The New York Times, Scientific American, Newsday, The San Diego Union-Tribune, Science magazine and others. What advantages did a Missouri journalism degree give you? The most important thing I got from … Continued