Alumni Profiles

  • Alumni Profile: Kathie Obradovich

    Kathie Obradovich is editor-in-chief for Iowa Capital Dispatch, part of a national not-for-profit news organization. She leads an experienced staff covering state news and politics and writes a weekly column. Since the Iowa site launched in January 2020, more than a dozen Iowa newspapers and news sites have begun regularly publishing Iowa Capital Dispatch content. Read More

  • Alumni Profile: Steve Walker

    Steve Walker graduated from Iowa State in 1984, launching his career as a broadcast journalist, television host and news producer. He has been a TV news anchor and reporter in San Diego, Seattle, Omaha as well as on national cable television based in New York. Read More

  • Etse Sikanku
    Greenlee alumnus breaks barriers for journalistic research in Ghana

    A Greenlee master’s program alumnus took talents back to a place he knew better than any other: home. Since leaving Iowa State, Dr. Etse Sikanku has invested his wealth of knowledge to challenge the systematic barriers of research in Ghana. Read More

  • Pursuing a career in public radio

    Henry Zimmerman is the first Greenlee alumnus to land NPR’s Kroc Fellowship. Read More

  • Alumni Profile: Kelly Schmidt

    Meet Greenlee School Advisory Council member Kelly Schmidt, who has made a career with Getty Images. Read More

  • Merritt Rethlake ’13

    2013 graduate Merritt Rethlake shares how her experiences as a Greenlee student led her to her dream job at Room & Board. Read More

  • Perry smiles for the camera. He is wearing a suit with a red tie.
    Perry Beeman ’81

    While his work has taken him all over the world, '81 Greenlee graduate Perry Beeman recognizes Iowa State as a stepping stone in a prolific career. Read More

  • Tiffany smiles for the camera. She is wearing glasses and has blonde hair.
    Tiffany Herring ’15

    There is no such thing as a typical day. That was the best explanation Tiffany Herring, ’15, could give on what it’s like to be a 23-year-old journalist living in New York City. Read More

  • Michael is wearing glasses and a gray shirt.
    Michael Bal ’10

    Greenlee graduate Michael Bal now leads a 45-deep multinational team for 10up. Read More

  • Megan Schuller smiles for the camera. She is wearing glasses and has brown hair.
    Megan Schuller ’07

    Megan Schuller, a 2007 advertising graduate, shares how her experiences at the Greenlee School prepared her for a career in media planning. Read More