Lukas Eddy

Hard Work and Authenticity – a Q&A with Chase Rickaby

Chase Rickaby grew up in Nelson, British Columbia, and by the age of 16 he had discovered a passion for photography and content creation. After college, he spent some years doing outreach work in Calgary. While creative work was always a hobby, it became a sort of part-time job as Tamarack Media Co. alongside his full-time… Continue reading Hard Work and Authenticity – a Q&A with Chase Rickaby

Alexa Seeger

Who’d Have Thought? 30 Years of Pivoting Leads to a National Masonry Magazine

Betty Young started her own company, bsYOUNG & associates ltd, 30 years ago. During that time, her business has evolved from an advertising firm and publishers’ representative firm to a publisher in her own right. As an advertiser, she began working in the masonry industry and quickly learned the industry’s language and needs. Today, she… Continue reading Who’d Have Thought? 30 Years of Pivoting Leads to a National Masonry Magazine

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

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

Lukas Eddy

Taking Digital Media and Startups to the Next Level

If you want to learn how to launch a news media startup, all you have to do is read this article by the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism.  You’ll be all set. I’m kidding. But chapter three is a good starting point. And fortunately, it’s useful for more than just digital media entrepreneurs because it looks at… Continue reading Taking Digital Media and Startups to the Next Level