Category: Alumni

Miata McMichel
Posted on October 20th, 2022 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog by Emily Turnier

Over the past few months, Miata McMichel, B.A.J. ’15, has been busy perfecting the role of Joanne Jefferson in the Civic Theatre production of the ever-popular musical “Rent” at The Tarkington in Carmel, Ind. We asked McMichel about this incredible experience: 1. Congratulations on your role in “Rent”! How has the production been going? “Thank …

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Screen shot of Zach Powell
Posted on September 9th, 2022 in Alumni, Blog, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

By Madeleine Pape, IUPUI senior Pairing his first-hand experience in the sports realm as a college basketball player with his educational background, Zachary Powell, M.A. ’22, recently landed a sports editor job at The Express, a newspaper in Lock Haven, Penn. Powell began his college career at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Penn., and pursued further …

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Posted on September 9th, 2022 in Alumni, Blog, Students by Emily Turnier

By Madeleine Pape, IUPUI senior For years, Elie Bucklin, B.A.J. ’22, tuned into Formula 1, the highest level of international racing. It was not until only three months before graduation that she decided to turn her passion into a niche career opportunity. Bucklin, who graduated in May, worked this summer as a marketing and communications …

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Picture of Elizabeth Cotter for blog post
Posted on June 22nd, 2022 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog, Broadcasting, News Reporting by Emily Turnier

Elizabeth Cotter, B.A.J. ’17, started her career as a television news producer, but recently returned to her alma mater as a communications specialist with IU Studios. Cotter told us about her professional journey so far: 1. What does your job with IU Studios entail? What types of stories do you write? “As a communications specialist, …

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Posted on June 10th, 2022 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog, News Reporting, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

After graduating with his bachelor’s in journalism degree in 2015, James Howell Jr. landed a job as a sports editor at a newspaper. Navigating the pandemic in 2020, he transitioned from print journalism to marketing, and now works in the broadcasting world as a digital content producer at WRTV, Indianapolis’ ABC affiliate. We asked Howell …

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Picture of Mikaili Azziz for blog post
Posted on June 8th, 2022 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog, Public Relations Jobs by Emily Turnier

Mikaili Azziz, B.A.J. ’22, graduated in May, and is already working as a PR coordinator at BLASTmedia, a national B2B SaaS public relations agency. In fact, she had been working part-time at the agency even before graduation. We asked Azziz about her full-time job, and her learning experiences while a student at IUPUI:  1. You …

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