Iowa Journalist Fall 2009

The University of Iowa


DITV alumni see success

Experiences at J-MC School's television station benefit four former students, all of whom have landed jobs in their chosen field.

Joseph Augustine

Anchor Spot Reading from the teleprompter, Joseph Augustine (right) presents a part of a DITV evening newscast. Photo by Heidi Pierson

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Investor relations has
fertile future


Making a Point The ability to work with numbers is important to be successful in investor relations. Photo by Mahmoud Lutfi

As economists note the country rebounding from an economic recession, companies large and small are going to need help communicating with their investors to bring profits back up. Enter investor relations.

Investor relations is a segment of the public relations field that practices the art of communicating with a company.

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Teach for America

Nick Compton (B.A. 2009) didn't know it at the time, but his desire for a change of pace, would have him changing diapers in New Orleans.

Teach for America

Compton, a recent graduate of the School of Journalism joined a growing number of Teach For America (TFA) applicants last spring…

Snack time brings smiles to Nick Compton’s kindergarten class at McDonough 26, in New Orleans, La. Photo by Nick Compton

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