Category: 2000s

Chris Peters ’06

Class: 2006; Journalism and Mass Communication Then: Cyclone hockey team (media responsibilities, filming games, production of weekly coach’s show on ISUtv, internet radio broadcasts); ISUtv (production and Cyclone Sports Live panelist); Phi Gamma Delta Now: NHL writer, In his own words: After I graduated, I was awarded the Brian Fishman Internship with USA Hockey. … Continue reading Chris Peters ’06

Cavan Reagan Reichmann ’03

Class: 2003; Journalism and Mass Communication Then: Sketch (editor); Iowa State Daily (editor-in-chief); academic resource coordinator in Maple Hall; Honors Program; Asian Pacific American Awareness Coalition Now: Partner, Social Engagement Chair, Spong PR In his own words: I started my career as a copy editor and designer at The Des Moines Register and was soon … Continue reading Cavan Reagan Reichmann ’03

Tiffany Daniels ‘06

Tiffany Daniels knows what it’s like to get knocked down and fight to get back on her feet. That experience enables her to connect with the clients of Workforce Solutions Capital Area Workforce Board—the unemployment office for Travis County, Texas—where Daniels was hired in 2012. Daniels double majored in political science and journalism with a … Continue reading Tiffany Daniels ‘06

Kate Guess ’04

Class: 2004, Journalism and Mass Communications Then: PRSSA, Delta Zeta sorority Now: Director of Communication, Vermeer Corporation In her own words: I am the Director of Communication for Vermeer Corporation. Prior to Vermeer, I held marketing and communication positions for a privately held patient communications company, Maytag, Motorola, Polaris and Cold Stone Creamery. I have … Continue reading Kate Guess ’04

Zach Johnson ’09

Class: 2009, Journalism & Mass Communication Then: Ethos magazine (co-editor and writer); Trend (editor-in-chief); Delta Upsilon; Dance Marathon; TelSTAR; Meredith Apprentice; VEISHEA; Iowa State Daily (reporter and photographer); ISUtv (guest host); First Amendment Day; Leo Mores’ Society of Professional Journalists (vice president); Buchanan Hall (social chair) Now: Senior Editor, E! Online (NBCUniversal) In his own … Continue reading Zach Johnson ’09

Carrie Boyd ’09

Class: 2009, Journalism and Mass Communications; Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management Then: Ethos magazine (editor-in-chief and writer); Iowa State Daily (reporter); VEISHEA Cherry Pies committee; Phi Upsilon Omicron Now: Associate Food Editor, Meredith Corporation In her own words: After interning for Indianapolis Monthly and Chicago magazine, I spent the first few months after graduation applying … Continue reading Carrie Boyd ’09

Chris Conetzkey ’09

Class: 2009, Journalism & Mass Communication Then: Iowa State Daily (sports reporter, sports editor, editor-in-chief) Now: Editor, Des Moines Business Record In his own words: I’m the editor of the Des Moines Business Record, a locally-owned business media organization that publishes a weekly magazine as well as twice daily e-newsletters featuring local business news. After … Continue reading Chris Conetzkey ’09