Monthly Archives: October 2016

Job Shadow: Major Joy Staab, public affairs

By Kelsey O’Connor Major Joy Staab is a Public Affairs Officer in the Wisconsin Army National Guard(WIARNG), the commander of the 112th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment (MPAD), and the previous deputy director of public affairs for the WIARNG. She has been … Continue reading

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Job shadowing City Pages Clubs Editor Erik Thompson

By Samantha West When Erik Thompson was younger, he never imagined he’d someday be interviewing the musicians he grew up listening to. Since becoming Clubs Editor at the Minneapolis-based alternative weekly City Pages in 2009, that’s exactly what he’s gotten … Continue reading

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Supermodels and female athletes on the receiving end of sexist media

By Emilee Wentland When journalists report the news, they are supposed to do it in a way that is unbiased. Unfortunately, some reporters have trouble doing this. Many news stories are sexist. Everyone has opinions, but when someone is reporting … Continue reading

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Journalists are the public’s “Information Heros”

By Kelsey O’Connor Journalists often work in dangerous environments under stressful timelines in hopes of getting information that the public otherwise wouldn’t have. Risking their lives for the good of the public makes these professional the “Information Heros” our modern … Continue reading

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Job shadow: Amanda Obenhoffer, graphic designer

By Angel Vang From creating posters and booklets to coupons and banners, university graphics designer, Amanda Obenhoffer, from the Integrated Marketing Communications Department, has been creating content for the university for almost six years now. Obenhoffer received both her Bachelor of Fine Arts from UW-Eau Claire. She … Continue reading

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Job Shadow of Dean Kallenbach

By Ke Jin   Broadcasting Journalism is a career that I have been dreaming about.  I have wanted to work with public radio from the time I was in elementary school. In this case, I contacted Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), and … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Leader-Telegram Reporter Julian Emerson

By Nicole Bellford Leader-Telegram reporter Julian Emerson walked me through what he considers a “day in the life” of a print journalist on Sept. 30. Emerson, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alum, said that he didn’t hesitate when he made … Continue reading

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