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Celebrating 20 years of togetherness, Ohio/Leipzig style

This week we are celebrating a generation’s worth of working with our friends across the ocean in Leipzig, Germany — home of Leipzig University.

Where to begin?

September 25, 2012 | comments (0)

Meet new PhD student Ashley Evans

Upon graduating, she moved to Miami, where she gained experience as a county reporter and copy editor for Miami Today, South Florida’s leading business weekly.

Ashley looks forward to researching mass communication law, as well as the influence that media have on segments of society, while pursuing her doctorate at Ohio University.

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September 17, 2012 | comments (0)

Meet new PhD student Amanda Weed

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Amanda Weed has worked in the radio industry as a producer for multiple stations in the Columbus market, including WTVN, WCOL and WHOK. She also has experience in public relations and owned her own business, Sweet Dreams Chocolatier, before deciding to attend graduate school.

Weed is a senator in the Ohio University Graduate Student Senate and membership chair for the Graduate Student Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC). She has held committee positions with numerous non-profit organizations in central Ohio.

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September 12, 2012 | comments (0)

Meet new PhD student Pamela Walck

A native of Allentown, Pa., Pamela E. Walck graduated from Liberty University in 1995 with a degree in journalism. She spent 15 years working in newsrooms – three years in Pennsylvania and 12 in Savannah, Ga., where she enjoyed some of her most rewarding years as a journalist covering the military and the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division for the Savannah Morning News.

In 2010, Walck decided to leave the newspaper trenches and return to the classroom. She moved to Pittsburgh to attend Point Park University, where she received her master’s degree in journalism and mass communication. As a student she worked as a graduate assistant, advised the campus newspaper, and wrote freelance stories for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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September 11, 2012 | comments (0)

Meet new PhD student Allison Hunter

Allison Hunter is an Emmy-award winning producer who started her broadcast journalism career right here at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Highlights of Hunter’s professional experience include the creation and supervision of local news broadcasts for several start-ups, as well as work with established television stations including WXIX in Cincinnati, WGN-TV in Chicago and KTLA in Los Angeles. She has also spent time producing independent films and commercials.

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September 10, 2012 | comments (0)

Meet new PhD student Jeremy Saks

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September 7, 2012 | comments (0)

Schonhardt (BSJ ’03) discusses freelancing for New York Times

When she started at Scripps in the late 1990s, Sara Schonhardt never pictured she’d be freelancing for the New York Times in Jakarta, Indonesia. This week Schonhardt returned to campus to talk with students about her experiences.

September 7, 2012 | comments (0)

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