Find the nugget & don’t sell yourself short

I was running on two hours of sleep. My computer blue-screened, causing me to lose a paper on the history of Africa due at 2 p.m., and for one brief moment of terror, it seemed the Media Center thought my panel was scheduled for Friday. However, none of that mattered when 5 p.m. rolled around … Continue reading

Tweet dreams are made of this

There is no denying the influence social media has on practically everything nowadays, and to truly “make it” in the business of media, it’s a good idea to have an understanding of social media outlets, especially the “micro-blogging platform” Twitter. Twitter has an ever increasing presence on the web and has become a vital component … Continue reading

What to do when things go wrong

A while back, my capping class was set to give quick, five minute elevator pitches on our projects. Easy, right? Just explain the point and process of your project, do a quick show and tell, and dive back into the safety of your seat. I am not the biggest fan of public presentations, but I … Continue reading

Start Your Engines

I’m finally taking the leap and beginning this blog. It’s taken me some time to commit to a first posting for a multitude of reasons. First, I tend to be a perfectionist. When I am given the option, I will throw out anything I find to be less than exemplary of what I am capable … Continue reading