Alumni Stories

Myrna Oliver

BA'64

As one of the only women in professional journalism at the time, she found her niche writing the obituaries of influential people.

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Tom Hensley

BS'65

His first job was recording radio jingles at a Nashville, Indiana, studio. His last was playing keyboard for Neil Diamond.

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Aaron Sharockman

BAJ'03

As executive director of Politifact, his mission is to combat misinformation on the internet.

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Matt Shane

BA'02

A last-minute sound engineering job offer from HBO's "Flight of the Conchords" developed into a years-long, Grammy-winning partnership.

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Eric Pankowski

BA'99

His first job in TV research gave him the insight he needed to pitch hit TV shows. Now he's executive producer of "Carpool Karaoke: The Series."

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Garrett Greller

BA'18

He started a hemp product business during his sophomore year and developed its brand through Media School classes.

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