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Communication Alumni Profiles

Our communication alumni are proven industry leaders. Take for example Mikel Lauber, class of 2005, who works as the News Director for WSAW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin. In this video, Mikel shows his passion and describes how every day in the newsroom is an adventure. 


Profiles

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Lindsey Dorris ('12) • Communication
Legal Assistant at Taylor Corporation

Marcus Taplin ('11) • Communication
Co-producer for Vikings Weekly at Fox Sports North

Cody Hardin ('11) • Communication
Operations Technician/Audio Assistant at ESPN, Inc

John Dvorak ('09) • Communication
Ticket Account Executive at the Minnesota Vikings Ticket Office

Jonathan Hartwig ('07) • Communication
Founder of BLUEORANGE Media

Sarah Denn ('04) • Communication
Commercial Operations Coordinatior at ESPN and media grad student


Alumni Positions

The communication major prepares students for work in a variety of fields. Browse this highly abbreviated list of alumni positions and read on for alumni profiles with more detail.

  • American Heart Association - Director of Corporate Events
  • ESPN - Commercial Operations Coordinator
  • ESPN - Coordinating Associate Director
  • Fox Sports Net North - Co-Producer of Vikings Weekly
  • Gemological Institute of America - Public Relations Manager
  • KEYC-TV - Video Editor
  • Lake City Medical Center - Communications Coordinator
  • Lutheran Home Association - External Relations Associate
  • Matt Leverson Production - Owner/Operator
  • MediaCom - Sports Programming Producer
  • Minnesota Twins Radio Network - Engineer/Producer
  • Minnesota Swarm - Sales & Marketing/Communication Specialist
  • Motive Entertainment - Screening and Events Coordinator
  • The Saint Paul Foundation - Marketing & Communications Assistant
  • St. Olaf College - Assistant Dean of Admissions
  • U.S. Congresswoman - Press Secretary
  • WQOW - Eau Claire - Reporter