Category: Student Perspective

Kelly (Kunkel) Eagle

Class: 2005, journalism and mass communication Then: 2004-05 editorial apprentice, Better Homes and Gardens Now: group account director, Performance Marketing Whether it’s print journalism, website development, digital editing or marketing, Greenlee alumna Kelly Eagle can do it all. Although she started out in magazines, her resume spans a broad cross-section of the creative industries. With … Continue reading Kelly (Kunkel) Eagle

2017 Greenlee Summer Intern Blogging Contest

Calling all interns! The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication seeks student perspectives on internship experiences as it hosts its second annual Greenlee Summer Intern Blogging Contest. Whether you’re doing an official 499A internship, testing the internship waters for the first time or embarking on your second, third or fourth internship, all current Greenlee majors … Continue reading 2017 Greenlee Summer Intern Blogging Contest

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5 storytelling tips for journalists gleaned from author Joe Starita

By Jessica Bennett Joe Starita, author and journalism professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, shared some of his methods and wisdom in a packed auditorium on Monday evening. Discussing his latest book, "A Warrior of the People: How Susan La Flesche Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality to Become America’s First Indian Doctor," Starita described how … Continue reading 5 storytelling tips for journalists gleaned from author Joe Starita

Sheena Chihak

Class: 2006, dietetics, journalism and mass communication Then: 2005-06 editorial apprentice, Meredith Books Group Now: digital food editor, BHG.com, Meredith Corporation Greenlee alumna Sheena Chihak has built a career that combines her two core interests in journalism and nutrition, and she owes that to the [Meredith Apprentice Program](). Now the digital food editor for BHG.com … Continue reading Sheena Chihak

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Malik Newson: I am NAACP

By Malik Newson Editor’s note: Malik Newson, junior in journalism and mass communication, attended the Freedom Fund banquet hosted by the Ames Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) on Feb. 17, 2017, with members of the Greenlee School Diversity Committee and several Greenlee students. THE SOCIAL HOUR: Being invited to … Continue reading Malik Newson: I am NAACP

Mozey interns at Boston Globe

Brian Mozey, a senior in journalism and mass communication from Crystal, Minnesota, is spending the Spring 2017 semester reporting and writing full-time for the Boston Globe as part of its Co-op Program. Mozey is working for the sports department, covering high school sports.

Belloma offers Media Fellows scholarship advice

Emily Belloma, senior in marketing and advertising, was awarded a prestigious scholarship through the Washington Media Scholars Foundation’s Media Fellows program in December 2016 for the 2016–17 academic year. The foundation awards scholarships to undergraduates who are interested in pursuing careers in strategic public policy advertising research, management, planning and buying.

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Democracy depends on bursting the filter bubble

By the Students of Advrt 335 Media Planning The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication’s Media Planning class teaches advanced advertising and public relations students how to connect audiences with the marketing needs of advertisers. This semester, the course is taught by Dr. Jay Newell, whose research portfolio includes scholarship on media saturation, the extent … Continue reading Democracy depends on bursting the filter bubble

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Media professionals share their experiences in politics at the Fall 2016 Futures Forum

By Nicole Onken; Photo by Megan Gilbert The Fall 2016 Greenlee School Futures Forum, Multimedia and the 2016 Presidential Election, offered fascinating insights from three political media professionals. Featured panelists included Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register, Lissandra Villa, news reporter for Buzzfeed and Tim Albrecht, founder and owner of Albrecht Public … Continue reading Media professionals share their experiences in politics at the Fall 2016 Futures Forum