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ALUMNI UPDATE

• JOHN MOTTA—CLASS OF 1975 “I have worked as a professional reporter/Journalist/ Travel Columnist for over 30 years. I am fortunate enough to have won three New York State Press Association Awards (in the areas of Hard News and Sports Reporting). Founded, own and operate Pulsar Communications Inc. (since 1986) here on Long Island (NY). Pulsar Communication is an award winning electronic publishing firm specializing in projects for Long Island municipalities and medical centers.”

CHRISTA CONNELL—CLASS OF 2009 ” I did two internships in Minneapolis for Delta Sky Magazine and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine shortly before moving to Toronto. Although I am still looking for full-time work, I am currently freelancing for Canadian Living Magazine online. I have also started freelancing for Au Feminin, a women’s online magazine based out of Paris. They are launching their Canadian version, So Feminine, in Toronto in May and I am working on helping them build content for the site. “

the Online Managing Editor at WAMU 88.5, the NPR member station in Washington D.C.” • JIM TOMLIN—CLASS OF 1990 Copy editor, sports department, Tampa Bay Times.

• WES PLATT—CLASS OF 1992 “USF played a direct role in landing an internship with the St. Petersburg (now Tampa Bay) Times and subsequent job as a cops and courts reporter with that paper. I stayed at the Times for more than a decade. I left journalism (temporarily) to become a computer game designer. Now I’m back in the • LORIE BRIGGS—CLASS OF 1988 “I worked for journalism game in North Carolina, working as two non-profits (United Way of Tampa Bay, Big news editor and senior reporter at the HenderBrothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay) over the 18 son Daily Dispatch.” years following graduation, with one 18-month stint in for-profits. I now work at USF and have • DEBORAH O’NEIL—CLASS OF 1996 Editor, the best job on campus: marketing and com- FIU Magazine, Associate Director, News & munications for the College of Business. I’ve Communications Florida International Univerbeen here for five years. I returned to USF’s sity, Miami, FL. Mass Comm classrooms to start the master’s • MARNIE LEVY WILLIAMS—CLASS OF 1997 program in 2010. I aim to finish next spring.” Manager, Social Media Marketing, The Weather • SETH LISS—CLASS OF 1990 “I am currently Channel, Atlanta, GA.

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Bullhorn Issue 1  

University of South Florida School of Mass Communications alumni magazine

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