Category Archives: Journalism

Rick Steves European Approach To Marijuana

By Melanie Turkowitch Rick Steves does not promote the use of marijuana rather he promotes the idea that the nation should enforce less punishable laws for users. “If your advocating for the change of law you’re not advocating the breaking … Continue reading

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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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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: 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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Job Shadow: Julian Emerson, Leader-Telegram Reporter

By Emilee Wentland Leader-Telegram reporter and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alum Julian Emerson gave me some insight on being a journalist in today’s world. Julian Emerson has worked at the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire for 21 years, including the two-and-a-half years he … Continue reading

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Job Shadowing Nickolas Butler

By Tanner Mantel To some, being an author may not seem like a very realistic career path. Few writers are recognized for their work, let alone nationally – or internationally. When this success is achieved it’s a very exciting thing, … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Taylor Pelissero, account manager

By Maxwell Inskeep It is crucial in today’s society for companies to be well known and have some sort of brand awareness in relation to the public. Stokes+HERZOG is an agency offering personal, creative services which include graphic design, press releases, … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Dennis Brown, Chippewa County Emergency Management

By Richard Dean Although it is unlike the maelstrom of other locales, Chippewa County, Wisconsin is not without risk. I became clearly aware of this circumstance while shadowing the Director of the Chippewa County Emergency Management, Dennis Brown, on a … Continue reading

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