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Posted on April 28th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

By Owen Kaelble Owen Kaelble is a sports journalism graduate student who works at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library helping IU School of Medicine researchers. I started pursuing my Master’s in Sports Journalism at IUPUI in Fall of 2020. Then, in August 2021, I landed a job at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library at the …

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Posted on April 26th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Brittany Marcus, BAJ ’16, recently landed a new job at Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), but on evenings and weekends, she runs Snapsxstyles, a media company that provides event planning, marketing and branding services, and public relations. We asked Marcus about her busy work life and her success after graduation: 1. Why did you decide to …

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Posted on April 21st, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Jennifer Burnham, B.A.J. ’14, is the Managing Editor at the Rio Grande SUN, in Española, New Mexico. Burnham edits copy and creates layouts, manages reporters, and reports and writes stories. We asked Burnham about her cross-country move, and how she landed her job at a small-town newspaper with lots of action: 1. Why did you …

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Posted on April 20th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Editor’s Note: Master’s in Sports Journalism student Owen Kaelble is one of 16 students who covered March Madness 2022. Here, Kaelble describes his six days and six nights covering the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, including the responsibilities, challenges, surprises, and meals that created special memories for him:  I knew I was in for a …

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Posted on April 1st, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Dr. Chris Lamb, chair of the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, released a book today called Stolen Dreams: The 1955 Cannon Street All-Stars and Little League Baseball’s Civil War (University of Nebraska Press). Dr. Lamb told us more about his book: Why is this story worth telling? “It’s about 11- and 12-year-old black kids …

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Posted on March 18th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

The Department of Journalism and Public Relations has released the fifth installment of its Jim Brown Interview Series. This time, senior Jacob Keith, a public relations student, and alumna Shakkira Harris, a digital reporter at WRTV covering lifestyle and community, spoke about Harris’s love for journalism, her favorite classes and instructors at IUPUI, her top …

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Posted on March 8th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Shayla Pinner, M.A. in Public Relations alumna, is the Director Of Marketing and Development at Dress For Success Indianapolis.   When Pinner was a master’s student at IUPUI, for a year she worked full-time while also completing an internship at Eli Lilly. We asked her about that experience as well as details about her current job. …

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Posted on March 8th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Senior Journalism major Holland Cluff is spending the semester studying abroad in Berlin, Germany. Cluff says she is awestruck that she’s living in Germany during a keystone moment in European history. “I had to learn more about the local opinions, so I attended a peace rally at Brandenburg Gate on Feb. 27 to ask around,” …

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Posted on February 16th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Amanda Vela, M.A. in Public Relations ’13, spends her days creating social media content, press releases, multimedia narratives, fact sheets, public information materials, communications plans, and more for the Town of Zionsville, a suburb of Indianapolis with approximately 30,000 residents. As the Director of Communications and Community Relations and the Public Information Officer, she is …

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Posted on February 10th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

By Heaven Carmichael When I began to look for an internship last year, I realized that finding an opportunity during COVID-19 was going to be difficult. Many companies decided not to have internships, and some organizations were only allowing one or two interns at a time.  But in the end, I landed the perfect internship …

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