Almost a year after I wrote my first Eco Flower blog post, the company has folded.
This is was quite possibly the most exciting overnight I've done so far with Matt Bubala. Luckily for us, we were running a recorded interview at the time this happened so no obscenities were screamed on air resulting in a great big fine. Nothing good happens after 2 a.m. kids. Don't drink and drive. There… Continue reading Car Narrowly Misses the Allstate Showcase Studio at WGN Radio 720 AM on Magnificent Mile
The # is the most abused symbol used on the internet. Users either don't know what that symbol is (it's pound, right? Like on the phone?) OR users use it constantly, driving their followers and friends absolutely mad! Recently, some girlfriends and I were laughing about how people on Facebook have been using hashtags despite… Continue reading The Rise of #Hashtags (No Longer the Pound Button Online)
My Aspirations as a 20Something Fellow WordPress blogger, David, has featured me on his great blog to talk about my aspirations to break into the news radio industry. Thanks for featuring me on your blog, David, and helping me get my passion for the radio industry out there!
I have spent many hours in my journalism classes at the UI thinking about the concept of censorship and social interaction in the media. I'm a millennial and I grew up with the concept of computers and the fear and excitement of interacting with people online. When I think back on my first interactions on AOL… Continue reading Censorship is SO 20th Century
As a journalism student, I was required to take media law and media history classes. While my classmates and I were dazzled at the impressive stories reported and the lies that were uncovered, it made me wonder why are these lessons were so difficult to find in today's journalism practices? I understand that things never… Continue reading Winner at a Losing Game
Doesn't everybody love "how to" lists? They not only simplify otherwise complex tasks but they also perceive the "be" part as easily attainable by one and all! As a recent journalism school graduate, I have looked back on my experiences at the school and various media outlets and have decided that to become a successful… Continue reading How to Be a Successful Journalist in 2013