29 Oct 2011, Posted by admin
Michelle Brandstetter is a third-year journalism major at UC with a minor in women’s studies. She became interested in journalism after realizing that writing could change the world. In her spare time she likes to play guitar. Michelle hopes to pursue a career in broadcast journalism, and she has a particular fondness for radio news.
Kats Mockler is a fourth-year political science major with a certificate in journalism. She is chairwoman of UC College Republicans and spends her days debating politics with anyone who is willing to let her go on a tangent. To pay the bills, she slings sandwiches at the campus Potbelly Sandwich Works. She hopes to become a corps member for Teach For America upon graduation in April. In her free time, Kats likes to run, listen to music, and go to Murphy’s Pub for a free hot dog or two.
Taylor Norton will graduate this year from UC with a degree in photojournalism and a minor in English. She has a passion for learning and experiencing new things. She hopes this passion will take her far in a journalism career. After graduation, she would like to work for an NGO or a journalism advocacy group and tell the stories of people from all walks of life.
Alex Schroff is a fourth-year anthropology and photojournalism student at UC. Before attending college, Alex served four years in the Army, making two trips overseas. It was there he developed an interest in documentation and culture. Alex hopes to find his place in the world alongside reporters and cameramen. During his free time Alex enjoys cooking and sci-fi and spending time with fiancé, Caity, and daughter, Leela.
Growing up as an Air Force brat, Tara Spacy has lived all over the country, spanning eight different states as well as Washington, D.C. After graduating high school, she decided to settle down for a while and attend UC to pursue photography. She is now a third-year photojournalism and communication major with a special interest in food photography. Her dream job is to work for Martha Stewart magazine, spending the rest of her life surrounded by the scents of delicious food and the sounds of Martha’s craft scissors.
Alex Weaver is a fifth-year photojournalism and creative writing major at UC. He’s had a passion for writing ever since he was on his high school newspaper and in the creative writing league. He became passionate about photography after taking assistant professor Sean Hughes’ class and seeing the photos of James Nachtwey and Henri Cartier-Bresson. After college he hopes to freelance and travel, photographing everything and anything.
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