SJMC Weekly Announcements


Alum Marlita Bevenue featured in Cap Times

J-School alum Marlita Bevenue (BA'05) was featured in The Capital Times for her business Marlita Media Solutions, which specializes in helping Black and brown business owners in Madison with branding, digital marketing  campaigns and other efforts. In addition to owning and operating her business, Marlita is a Digital Content Strategist in the College of Letters and Science. Read more.

Alum Sherree Burruss featured in On Wisconsin

J-School alum Sherree Burruss (BA'12) was featured in On Wisconsin Magazine's Recogintion section, highlighting her career journey as a CBS sports reporter. She shares what inspired her to go into broadcasting and more about the path she's taken to get to where she is today. Read more.

Alum Chris Vosters announces Badger volleyball season opener

From Katy Culver: J-School alum Chris Vosters (BA'13) was in the Fieldhouse Friday announcing the Badger Volleyball season opener for Big 10 Network. Vosters also serves as announcer for the Chicago Blackhawks hockey team.

Mike Wagner on WPR

Professor Mike Wagner appeared on WPR's Central Time talking about President Biden's Philadelphia speech and its messaging. Listen to the interview.


Article in the Journal of Health Communication

New article led by PhD student Xiaoya Jiang along with PhD alums Juwon Hwang (PhD'21) and Min-Hsin Su (PhD'21), and SJMC Professors Mike Wagner and Dhavan Shah, "Ideology and COVID-19 Vaccination Intention: Perceptual Mediators and Communication Moderators" examining ideology, information behavior and COVID-19 vaccine intention. Read in the Journal of Health Communication or get an overview in this Twitter thread.


Alum Kayla Huynh moderating panel on inflation as part of Cap Times Idea Fest

Join UW-Madison professors J Michael Collins, Mark Copelovitch, Justin Sydnor and Sarah Halpern-Meekin for a free Cap Times Idea Fest session "Situation Inflation: It's More than Just Pricier Pizza," September 12 at 6:00 p.m. moderated by J-School alum Kayla Huynh (BA'20). Free Ian's Pizza provided! Register to attend.

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