Courtney Downey

How Dorothy Hernandez Combines Entrepreneurship and Journalism

Before becoming an award-winning journalist, Dorothy Hernandez was a kid growing in Chicago helping her mom fill orders for her “famous lumpia shanghai and empanadas.” But she didn’t intend to stay in the kitchen. After graduating from college, she became a copy editor and web producer at the Chicago Tribune. She then moved to Michigan… Continue reading How Dorothy Hernandez Combines Entrepreneurship and Journalism

Cydni Robinson

Phillip Lewis: Front page editor for HuffPost

If you you use Twitter on a regular basis, you probably know Philip Lewis, a front page editor for HuffPost. He has 91,000 followers. But he doesn’t have a social media degree. He attended Michigan State University and then worked in education before joining the HuffPost as an intern. On Twitter he shares news stories… Continue reading Phillip Lewis: Front page editor for HuffPost

Anthony Sandoval

Bernie Kim: FOX Sports Coordinator Producer

I recently caught up with a Coordinator Producer at FOX Sports, and whew, does this guy have the typical broadcast career. Between starting off as a researcher, then being laid-off twice and switching over to do some freelance work, he now has a position of coordinator producer. Bernie Kim has worked in the television industry… Continue reading Bernie Kim: FOX Sports Coordinator Producer

Lukas Eddy

Fostering Innovation from Startup to Global Business

In class, we’ve talked about developing ideas and looking for specific problems that we see are ripe for an innovative solution. It’s a glamorous image to have the breakaway idea that takes the world by storm. However, we learn something very important from Brian Chesky and Reid Hoffman in Hoffman’s first episode of his Masters… Continue reading Fostering Innovation from Startup to Global Business