Ohio Journalist

Ohio Journalist 1997-98

Anderson: The Power of Poetry

By Julie Russo

(June 13, 1998) — Terry Anderson's road to academia in Athens has been paved with death, destruction and hard times.

McClelland Named

By Tammy Davis

(June 13, 1998) — Although Mary K. McClelland (BSJ '67) was in the public relations sequence while she was at OU, she though she wanted to pursue a career in social work.

An Extra

By Gina Kirila

(June 13, 1998) — OU graduate Lisa Kick (BSJ '92) doesn't mind getting up for work at 2 a.m. when she has a job she loves.

Schwartz: Winning Emmys on a Cutting Edge

By Trisha Barton

(June 13, 1998) — Imagine being an investigative reporter for WWOR-TV, an award-winning nightly news broadcast in New York City.

Marketing and Media Relations: Maruskin Makes Things Happen

By Shelly Hardison

(June 13, 1998) — Organizing a weeklong media cruise that sails from New Orleans, making brochures and newsletters, organizing cocktail parties, and making sure that the local children know when they can visit Santa Claus at the mall is all part of Cara Maruskin's (BSJ '95) career.

Maag makes marketing more affordable

By Rebekah Metts

(June 13, 1998) — College students often change majors as their interests evolve.

Zapanta Goes to Bat for Charities

By Benjamin Duer

(June 13, 1998) — Melissa Zapanta (BSJ '90) is stepping up to the plate for Cleveland Indians' charities around Northeast Ohio.

Communication Week 1998

By Becky Ondrus

(June 13, 1998) — 30th Anniversary for Communication Week Brings Fresh Perspectives in Journalism

Secretarial Salute

By Dru Riley Evarts

(June 13, 1998) — The Journalism Banquet this spring had a special feature greatly enjoyed by all those attending.

Kuby Moves on to The Buffalo Hunt

By Nikoiya Ghanbari

(June 13, 1998) — After spending more than 40 years in public relations, Thomas Kuby (BSJ '55) is entering the stage as a playwright.

Pugliese Makes Wishes Come True

By Jessica Koncar

(June 13, 1998) — It takes a special person to make someone else's wishes come true.

Johnson's Responsibilities Pile Higher With Newest Promotion

By Rita Heydinger

(June 13, 1998) — With the newest of titles, a list of tasks to complete, and projects underway, Michael L. Johnson (BSJ '67) has anything but the average 9-to-5 job.

Hollar Lands Job as Executive Assistant

By Erica Gochoel

(June 13, 1998) — Nicole Hollar (BSJ '97) has definitely been keeping bust since graduating last spring.

Sliman Presides Over Prosperous Advertising Company

By Brittany Clark

(June 13, 1998) — Annie Sliman (BSJ '82) has fought her way to triumph.

Bardin Moves Up the Ladder

By Melissa Griffy

(June 13, 1998) — Mary Beth Bardin (BSJ '77) has recently been named senior vice president of public affairs and communications for GTE.

Class Notes Spring 1998

By Staff

(June 13, 1998) — What are alumni doing now?

The Ohio Journalist - Riffe Named Interim Director

By Becky Ondrus

(March 21, 1998) — Dan Riffe walks through the halls daily with a smile on his face, recognizing students he has taught over the past three years.

Reau Takes on the Art World

By Jennifer Hill

(March 21, 1998) — Although Jackie Reau (BSJ '92) has no educational background in art, she is learning fast as director of marketing and public affairs for the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Aikat Wins International Teaching Award

By Staff

(March 21, 1998) — Debashis "Deb" Aikat (Ph. D. '95) is a media futurist and assistant professor of journalism and mass communication at the University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill.

Bringing Back the Browns

By Jamie Finley

(March 21, 1998) — Although no touch-down passes were made this season in Cleveland, Jason Ferrante (BSJ '96) is making the play for the browns.

Cappiello: A Family Man who knows the news

By Benjamin Duer

(March 21, 1998) — Go West!

Janssens Takes Over Presidency

By Staff

(March 21, 1998) — Michigan travel writer Cynthia Boal Janssens (BSJ '70) became president of the Society of American Travel Writers at its 42nd annual convention in Bangkok.

Steel in Blood Drives Tedeschi

By Julie Russo

(March 21, 1998) — Recycling is more popular than democracy.

Fee and Hall Join Efforts

By Lindsay Batalo

(March 21, 1998) — A collaborative effort by a faculty member and a visiting professor is enhancing the editing and graphics labs of the School of Journalism.

Wolf Snags Position as Account Executive

By Brittany Clark

(March 21, 1998) — Holly Wolf (BSJ '96) is making her way to the top.

An Up Close and Personal Look at Stacia Erdos Littleton

By Shawna Dulay

(March 21, 1998) — Most workdays start at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m.

Sing Tao Center

By Staff

(March 21, 1998) — Visiting Academic Researcher (1996-1997) Suying Liou stands in front of the new Sing Tao Center.

Chippas - Working for a Tobacco-Free Ohio

By Gena Kittner

(March 21, 1998) — She served as the State Executive for Mothers Against Drunk Driving and as Director of Development for the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers.


By Janine Parris

(March 21, 1998) — What do Boston, CBS, Frankie Valiie and "Whatever" have in common?

Christina Richards: A New Woman

By Kristen Fitzhugh

(March 21, 1998) — Some may remember her from The Post where she wrote the Melrose/90210 column, but Christina Richards is now found at New woman magazine where she works as the photo shoot coordinator.

Coe Shoots and Scores with Pittsburgh Penguins

By Lisa Oney

(March 21, 1998) — Having the opportunity to interact on a daily basis with such National Hockey League legends as Yaromis Yagr and Tom Barasso is a dream for many.

Stolz Wakes Dayton with

By Becky Ondrus

(March 21, 1998) — Every morning Bob Stolz (BSJ '93) coordinates the morning news shows that gets residents of Ohio's Miami Valley ready for the day.

Class Notes Winter 1998

By Staff

(March 21, 1998) — What are alumni doing now?

Former Emeritus Professor of Journalism Dies

By Staff

(March 21, 1998) — Norman H. Dohn of Westerville, professor emeritus of journalism at Ohio University, died on Nov. 26, 1997, at St. Anns Hospital, Westerville, after a three-month battle with lymphoma.

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