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Barcelona

Lauren and I flew out of Chicago on Wednesday January 6th.  We flew to London’s Heathrow and then finally to Barcelona! We got picked up by our AIFS coordinators and taken to the apartment we would share with 6 other girls!  We got a chance to meet everyone and unpack before we had to meet for… Read More Barcelona

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Update

It’s been awhile since my last post so here’s an update on what I’ve been up to! I just finished my second week at Fox Searchlight and I’m not exaggerating when I say I love it. Being in LA is very cool. It’s a hip and influential city that I’ve wanted to visit ever since… Read More Update

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My First 3 Days in LA

Well it’s official, I’ve lasted my first three days in Los Angeles.  These past three days have been exciting and nerve-wracking!  I flew to LAX from O’Hare Saturday morning with my dad.  My dad is staying in LA until Thursday just to make sure I get settled okay and know what I’m doing.  We got to… Read More My First 3 Days in LA

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Summer Plans

Update on my plans for this summer! If you’ve read my previous blog posts I am interning at Fox Searchlight Pictures this summer in their marketing department! I’m very excited for this opportunity and can’t wait to see what is in store for me in L.A.  My start date has been set for June 9th… Read More Summer Plans

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Creative Services

Work I’ve done with Creative Services at Drake University. I started working for Creative Services in November 2013.  I had attended a very casual meeting for people in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on how to work the cameras that we would be using in our classes. It was held by a couple… Read More Creative Services

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Shadowing

This past December I was lucky enough to shadow Chicago’s ABC7 News field reporter John Garcia. John Garcia is a Drake University alum.  He also happens to live a few blocks away from me in Elmhurst.  I had reached out to him seeing if it was possible to shadow him or to meet with him.  He… Read More Shadowing

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Drake Buttons

Alumni Buttons Package In my About Me page I mentioned that I was a Line Producer for this year’s Drake Relays.  I was in charge of a group of myself and three other people to write, edit, film, script, and produce news packages to play on TV during the Relay’s in between the broadcasts.  I really enjoyed… Read More Drake Buttons

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Drake Relays

Today marks the last day of the Drake Relays for 2015. The Drake Relays are an outdoor Track and Field event that is hosted in Drake Stadium at Drake University.  They started in 1910 with 82 athletes and 100 spectators.  They were all from Des Moines-area colleges and high schools.  By 1922, the Relays had… Read More Drake Relays