Alumni Spotlights

Catch up with some USU Student Media Alumni. There will be a new one every month!

July 2018 – Jacob Moon

This month's alumni spotlight is Jacob Moon. Moon worked for The Utah Statesman from 2001 to 2004 in a variety of roles such as a writer, the assistant features editor, and the features editor before becoming the editor-in-chief. Some of Moon's most memorable moments...

June 2018- Vicki Laursen

This month's alumna spotlight is Vicki Laursen. Vicki worked with USU Student media from 2008 to 2012 as the office manager. One of Vicki's most memorable moments from her time with Student Media was when she would ask Jay, the adviser at the time, if she could clean...

May 2018- Joe Dougherty

  Joe Dougherty was involved with The Utah Statesman from 2000-2003. During this time he had a variety of roles including, writer, senior writer, assistant features editor, and from 2002-2003 he was the Editor-In-Chief. One of Joe's most memorable moments was...

April 2018 – Emilie Wheeler

This month's alumna spotlight is Emilie Wheeler. Emilie was with The Utah Statesman from 2002-2005. She held a variety of roles including staff writer in the news section, features editor, and editor-in-chief. A highlight of her time with The Utah Statesman was when...

March 2018- Sheree Josephson

This month's alumna is Sheree Josephson. Sheree worked with The Utah Statesman from 1976 to 1979. She was a part of the staff when the name was changed from Student Life to The Utah Statesman and was actually the one to suggest the name change to The Utah...

February 2018- Benjamin Wood

Benjamin Wood Benjamin Wood was involved with The Utah Statesman from 2005-2006 and 2008-2011. He held many roles during his time, but started out as a columnist. After a two year break, he came back as a news staff writer, then a news senior writer in 2009-2010,...

December 2017- Laurie Snow Turner

Laurie Snow Turner We would like to recognize Laurie Snow Turner for her help in providing some historic details about Student Life/The Utah Statesman. Laurie was the editor-in-chief of Student Life and The Utah Statesman for the school year of 1978-1979 was...

February 2017- Natalie Andrews

Natalie Andrews Natalie Andrews, a Wall Street Journal social media editor and reporter, spoke as part of the Morris Media and Society Lecture on Monday, February 27. Her lecture “2016: What the Hell Just Happened?” was presented at the USU Merrill-Cazier Library upon...

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