Student/Alumni Kudos

Dec. 15, 2017

Anchors Page Jones and Brandon Dawkins led a 27-minute broadcast of Arizona Cat's Eye that includes sports anchor Gabby Goduco and on-screen reporters Ciara Encinas, Kylie Warren, Reed Wallace and Alexa Wallen (producer). Other staffers include Savannah Shippen, Courtney Rice, Zoe Wesley, Chloe Persichetti and Megan Gibbs. See the fall 2017 episode here.

Brandon James ('17) landed a year-long paid internship with Hendrick Motorsports in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a content communications specialist.

Carly Rashoff ('17) accepted a full-time job on the business development team at Salesforce in the San Francisco Bay area, supporting the Health&Life Sciences vertical.

Brittny Mejia ('14) of the Los Angeles Times has reported on the wildfires in the L.A. area, including, "Thomas fire could become largest on record in California." Check out her other stories here. Also, read stories by her Times' colleagues and fellow J-school grads, Nicole Santa Cruz, '09 and Marisa Gerber, '11.

Sarah Kezele ('11) is hosting WCC All-Access, a new 30-minute monthly magazine show about West Coast Conference sports, which airs on Spectrum SportsNet (Los Angeles), NBC Sports California (Bay Area), ROOT Sports Northwest (Washington), Stadium (national on Sling TV), and (online). See more info here.

Briana Sanchez ('15) is a photographer/videographer at the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, after previous work at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minnesota.

Ashley Nevel ('13) is the social media/game recap reporter for the Grand Canyon men's basketball team at Cox Communications in Phoenix

Jade Nunes ('15) is a business development manager at FITCH, a global retail and brand consultancy in Scottsdale, after previous work at WestStar Multimedia Entertainment Inc. and Habitat for Humanity.

Lisa Schnebly Heidinger ('87) was featured in an Arizona Public Media segment on Dec. 8 for her new book about her great-grandmother, "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly," which tells the story behind the Arizona town's foundation — and how it was named.