Monthly Archives: April 2014

Learning Blog: Week 14

It should come to no surprise to anyone in this class that the world can often be an unpleasant place. If everything was perfect, there would be no need for journalists. But everyday people are being killed, robbed, tortured, raped, … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Photojournalist Marisa Wojcik

Marisa Wojcik works for the Leader Telegram newspaper in Eau Claire, WI as a photojournalist. Wojcik is native to the City of Eau Claire and attended the University of Minnesota for her undergraduate degree in professional journalism and a double … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Matt Selvig

Music filled the isles as customers waited for a chance to see the Pillsbury Doughboy. Suddenly, the rich, deep, baritone voice of 95 GMO’s radio announcer reverberated throughout the store, signaling the arrival of the Doughboy. The Gordy’s Guru led … Continue reading

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Parmeter shows director’s life behind the curtain

In the two hours I spent in Greg Parmeter’s office at the Weber Center he managed to chip away at two long-term projects, develop the upcoming theatrical season, field questions from co-workers on a musical, and collaborate with an advertising … Continue reading

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Job shadow with Andy Arends

Andy Arends has learned a lot since August. Arends is in his first year as an admissions counselor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Arends graduated in 2010 from UW-Eau Claire with degrees in accounting and organizational communication. After a … Continue reading

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Andrew Chiapuzio Job Shadow

Andrew Chiapuzio, or “Chip” as many coworkers call him, works as a supervisor at the Green Mill in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Andrew, who is a 24-year-old senior at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has worked at the Green Mill for … Continue reading

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Personal brand a must have for communication professionals

How did your favorite YouTube celebrity get his claim to fame? Two words – Personal branding. Whether you want to be the next Tyler Oakley, GloZell or Miranda Sings or you want to become successful in any chosen career in … Continue reading

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