Ohio Journalist

Ohio Journalist 1996-97

The Ohio Journalist - Frank Deaner: Hard Work Brings Success

By Jill Wigal

(June 14, 1997) — Imagine being executive director of the Ohio Newspaper Association, the state trade organization for 84 daily newspapers and 93 weeklies.

Yoshioka Took a Fashionable Step in the Right Direction

By Shawna Dulay

(June 14, 1997) — Although Fran Yoshioka (BSJ '70) majored in journalism, she knew the fashion industry was her calling.

L. J. Hortin Award Presented to Gongos and Putka

By Natalie Lariccia

(June 14, 1997) — This spring, two Scripps' alumni, Laura J. Gongos and Gary Putka, were honored with the prestigious L.J. Hortin award.

Publication Marketing takes Bonecutter Down the Unbeaten Path

By Laura Treat

(June 14, 1997) — No two days are the same in publications marketing.

Hoffman Not Horsing Around at Hoofbeats

By Troy Kirkpatrick

(June 14, 1997) — When it comes to holding the reins for the monthly magazine Hoofbeats, Dean Hoffman (BSJ '71) is in the sulky.

Dan and Dee Dee - a Teaching Team

By Rhonda Fields

(June 14, 1997) — On any day, Dr. Daniel Riffe (OU MSJ 76) can hear his wifes voice in the Scripps halls while teaching.

Kearns Teaches the Lessons of Life

By Lisa Oney

(June 14, 1997) — Although having the summer free has its advantages, June, July and August are not the only rewards accompanying Michael Kearns' (BSJ '82) unexpected career change.

Steiner, Success and the State House

By Todd Vura

(June 14, 1997) — Spend five minutes with Curt Steiner (BSJ '78), and two things become obvious: He loves his work and he does it well.

Reichlin has Bearing on Big Bearings

By Dane Roth

(June 14, 1997) — Knowing the difference between ball bearings and tapered roller bearings is not normally a standard requirement to work in public relations, but for Andy Reichlin (BSJ '93) it is.

Hardy on the Move

By Elizabeth Parks

(June 14, 1997) — Julie Hardy (BSJ '96) has been appointed an account coordinator by Eisbrenner Public Relations in Detroit.

Change Ties Together Domestic and International Journalism

By Martha Izard

(June 14, 1997) — Domestic and international journalism are both important in today's world and are being grouped together more and more.

Small Paper Provides Miller with Big Opportunities

By Julie Russo

(June 14, 1997) — Like many news editing graduates, Caroline Miller (BSJ '96) found herself writing for a small newspaper after graduation.

Rovito Gets her Wings

By Annette Huffman

(June 14, 1997) — Since graduation, Lisa Marie Rovito (BSJ '95) has reached a new height in her magazine career — assistant editor at Angels on Earth, a Gudieposts publication.

Nelson Awarded Carr Van Anda

By Staff

(June 14, 1997) — Jack Nelson, chief Washington correspondent and former bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, was presented with the School of Journalism's Carr Van Anda Award in April for his outstanding contributions to journalism.

News Career Moves Hunnel All Over Ohio

By Carisa, Reeves

(June 14, 1997) — Scandals, riots, murders and trials have surrounded Carl Hunnel (BSJ 83) during his newspaper career.

Jankowski's Career in Good Health

By Elizabeth Parks

(June 14, 1997) — Dennis Jankowski (BSJ '70) has been names CEO of Mary Black Health Network in Spartanburg, SC.

Means Pedals to the Top

By Jennifer Kirksey

(June 14, 1997) — Lucinda Means (BSJ '81) has been a hood ornament for several cars, but this hasn't changed her love of bicycling.

Haynes is Breaking Barriers

By Becky Ondrus

(June 14, 1997) — Women often experience glass ceilings in the workplace, but Molly Haynes (BSJ '90) is breaking through with a strong voice.

Divito: Jack-of-All Trades in the World of Photography

By Wendy Woods

(June 14, 1997) — Being thrust into countries in the midst of political strife, traveling to exotic locations across the globe, flying into the eye of a storm — Allyn DiVito (BSJ '84) has experienced all of this and more during his career as a photographer.

Fountain Being Neighborly in Westbrook Village

By Randie Adam

(June 14, 1997) — Luck is often described as the point when opportunity and preparation meet.

Tracy Named to Dean Slot

By Staff

(June 14, 1997) — Heidi Tracy (BSJ '89) has been appointed Assistant Dean for Development of Ohio University's College of Communication.

Sobolewski Helps Rack Up Awards for WFBQ_FM

By Sara Tervo

(June 14, 1997) — The highest-rated popular music station of large market radio in America has an Ohio University graduate to thank for its success.

Warters Shoots the Wild West

By Janine Parris

(June 14, 1997) — Photographing bison and grizzly bears, documenting historical collections and covering the Plains Indian Pow Wow seem to jump from the pages of a Wild West book.

Class Notes Spring 1997

By Angela Hazlett

(June 14, 1997) — What are alumni doing now?

Marty Kufus is a Soldier of Fortune

By Elizabeth Parks

(March 22, 1997) — Few magazine editors rely daily on a resume that includes jumping out of planes and spying on the Russians, during the Cold War, but Marty Kufus (MSJ '91) does.

To Journalism alumni;

By Kathy Krendl

(March 22, 1997) — I'm pleased to be at Ohio University as dean of a college with an excellent reputation.

Dobson goes Global with P&G

By Troy Kirkpatrick

(March 22, 1997) — Being vice president of international public affairs for a global company like Procter & Gamble isn't easy, but Bill Dobson (BSJ '68) doesn't mind.

Sledzik Urges Students; Take Path he did not

By Melissa Thompson

(March 22, 1997) — Kent State University professor Bill Sledzik (BSJ '75) never intended to become a professor, but he also never expected to enjoy teaching as much as he does.

Dick Bean to Retire

By Staff

(March 22, 1997) — A dinner to honor Dick Bean, who has presided over the school's Graphics Laboratory for 19 years, has been schedules for May 30 by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Conover, Van Hook, Walker and McCoy Heitman are Published

By Rhonda Fields

(March 22, 1997) — After years of writing, editing and rewriting, four OU graduates living in different parts of the United States have something in common published books and hopes of continuing careers as authors.

Astler Doesn't Need his Name on the Door

By Jamie Finley

(March 22, 1997) — When the status quo just isn't working — it's time for a change.

Sonya Pfeiffer in Love - (with her job!)

By Martha Izard

(March 22, 1997) — Being out of college for less than two years has not stopped Sonya Pfeiffer from moving up in the highly competitive ranks of broadcast journalism.

Hodges Handles it All

By Linda Gdovka

(March 22, 1997) — Thomas Hodges has taught at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism for 16 years.

Antolik Finds Success in the Trade Magazine Realm

By Natalie Lariccia

(March 22, 1997) — Christine Antolik (BSJ '94) is moving quickly toward bigger and better things.

Wade Expects the Unexpected at Fox 8

By Laura Treat

(March 22, 1997) — How do public relations practitioners representing the media gain media coverage for their clients?

Preparation is Key for Yanity

By John Broadwell

(March 22, 1997) — For Pete Yanity (BSJ '85), sports director for WSPA-TV in Spartanburg, SC, being prepared is vital to success.

Rieland Moves From Print to Discover Online

By Jennifer Kirksey

(March 22, 1997) — With 23 years of print journalism experience, Randy Rieland (BSJ '73) has changed course to join the information super-highway with Discovery Channel Online.

Fodor is Leading the Way in Broadcast News

By Wendy Woods

(March 22, 1997) — Cynthia Fodor (BSJ '79) is making positive headlines at KCCI in Des Moines, IA, where she currently anchors the 6 and 10p.m. nightly news broadcasts.

Alspach Finds Something New in the Trade

By Melissa Inglis

(March 22, 1997) — Howard Alspach's (BSJ '72) expertise in the newspaper business earned him success with his sale of Free Paper Publisher to Editor and Publisher.

Brasch's Secret Formula: Pizza and Hard Work

By Julie Russo

(March 22, 1997) — If Walter Brasch (Ph.D. '74) were to make M&Ms, he'd probably skip the candy coating.

Chapman Continues to Grow as a Writer

By Kori Wisniewski

(March 22, 1997) — Although Audrey S. Chapman (BSJ '87) has become successful as the senior editor of Cleveland Magazine, she still makes it a priority to grow as a writer.

Brown Striving to be the Best

By Annette Huffman

(March 22, 1997) — After interviewing Michael Jordan last summer, Jason Brown (BSJ '94) said he is committed to being the best that he can be in broadcasting.

Class Notes Winter 1997

By Angela Hazlett

(March 22, 1997) — What are alumni doing now?

Kimsey Pursues Baseball Dream

By Becky Ondrus

(March 22, 1997) — Doug Kimsey (BSJ 83) is doing all he can to reach his dream of becoming a beat reporter for a professional baseball team.

The Ohio Journalist - Assad and Wherle Shuffle Off to Buffalo

By Jonathan Shoemaker

(November 27, 1996) — Two recent graduates of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism have become instant fans of the Buffalo Bills.

Webmaster Uses Basic Skills for Today's Technology

By Martha Izard

(November 27, 1996) — Even though Jay Fetterman (BSJ '91) deals daily with the technological advancements of the internet and the web, he says he one thing that is the most useful to him is his basic news writing skills.

Sing Tao Center Dedicated

By Natalie Lariccia

(November 27, 1996) — Sing Tao Center will be dedicated June 13, 1997.

Change is Good for Seward

By Cynthia Parks

(November 27, 1996) — With a new job, a new home and a new baby, change has been the only past of Lisa Seward's life that has remained the same during the past year.

Wanted: PR Prof

By Staff

(November 27, 1996) — The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is conducting a search for a faculty member who will be the Jerry L. Sloan Professor of Public Relations beginning in September 1997.

Kridel Finds Her Niche in News Radio

By Julie Russo

(November 27, 1996) — In Kris Kridel's final year at OU, the aftermath of the Kent State shootings and rioting on college campuses across the country caused the cancellation of commencement exercises.

Larock Takes On Europe

By Todd Vura

(November 27, 1996) — Most media relations people have to adjust to a new media culture when they relocate.

Pariscope: Swardson Views the World Through a Foreign Lens

By Linda Gdovka

(November 27, 1996) — Paris is a modern city with a rich history, a never-ending nightlife, wonderful wines and 357 varieties of cheese.

Dream Becomes a Reality for Savidge

By Matthew Thornicroft

(November 27, 1996) — In 1980 Martin Savidge (BSJ '81) laughed at the idea of a 24-hour news network.

Baldino has Big Plans for the Future

By Wendy Woods

(November 27, 1996) — Is it really possible for college to be the best four years of your life?

Mellis Takes on New Market at Copley News Service

By Elizabeth Parks

(November 27, 1996) — Gregory Mellis (BSJ '88) is over-seeing major renovations at Copley News Service in Chicago.

Third Generation Editor

By Lisa Maitre

(November 27, 1996) — One of Thomas Byrne's (BSJ '31) family's more noteworthy heirlooms is the journalism profession.

Pathman Advertises a Better Life for Children

By Julianne Riley

(November 27, 1996) — Giving something back to the community and to its future development has always been a main concern for Lois R. Pathman (BSJ '69).

Varner Wins Regional Emmy for Show

By Kaci Brown

(November 27, 1996) — Sometimes the road to success is a short one.

Teepen Paid to Play With Words

By Jamie Finley

(November 27, 1996) — "If you declare yourself a reporter, you deny yourself sport with Anna Nicole Smith. How can you do that?" Thomas Teepen asks.

Standera Tackles ESPN

By Sharon Howlett

(November 27, 1996) — ESPN, the entertainment and sports network, produces one of the most popular sport news and information programs on television — Sportscenter.

Hanks' Key to Success is Being Aggressive

By Melissa Inglis

(November 27, 1996) — Having grown up watching Angela Pace, Jill Hanks (BSJ '94) always knew she wanted to be in the news.

Lynne Walker - Sullivan Goes Country

By Becky Ondrus

(November 27, 1996) — Lynne Walker-Sullivan (BSJ '91) may be a Pearl Jam kind of girl, but she has found her niche with the Real Country Radio Network.

Visiting Professional Cuts D.C. Loose

By Melinda Thompson

(November 27, 1996) — If you catch Scripps Howard Professional Ron Ostrow on the phone, do not be surprised if he is on a call to Washington, D.C.

Award Given to McIntyre for 1.3 Gigabits

By Andrea Roebker

(November 27, 1996) — How much is 1.3 gigabits?

Lampert Goes Back to his Roots with the Times Leader

By Troy Kirkpatrick

(November 27, 1996) — One February 26, 1996, Joseph Lampert (BSJ '75) returned to his hometown — this time as editor of The Times Leader, the newspaper for the Martins Ferry and eastern Ohio areas.

Maio: Traveling for the trade

By Annette Huffman

(November 27, 1996) — Patrick Maio (MSJ '82) has dipped his feet in the water with news writing professions on both coasts.

Class Notes Fall 1996

By Angela Hazlett

(November 27, 1996) — What are alumni doing now?

Faculty Briefs 1996

By Natalie Lariccia

(November 27, 1996) — Assistant Professor Jeanna Rogge Steele is the newest addition to the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

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