Communication Spotlight

  • Chad Davis

    December 10, 2019

    Chad Davis is a general assignment and arts reporter for St. Louis Public Radio. Chad attended Ladue Horton Watkins High School in St. Louis, MO before heading to Truman. Now, his work has appeared on Harvest Public Media, The St. Louis American, NPR’s All Things Considered, and The Pulitzer Center. You can talk to him … Read More

  • Tricia (Jaworski) McKim

    December 3, 2019

    With more than a decade of experience in marketing and communications, Tricia specializes in strategic planning, writing and persona building.  For 13 years she worked at a Kansas City-based marketing agency, where she guided clients, developed marketing strategies and crafted compelling content.  In 2018, she formed Tricia McKim, LLC and went out on her own … Read More

  • Claire Duran

    November 19, 2019

    Claire is a grateful Truman alumnus. Leaving in 2015, she was overwhelmed at what her future might look like. She took a leap of faith, moved to Texas and hasn’t looked back. Claire took a “gap year” and became a leader in the education sector with City Year. Working with at-risk youth put her through … Read More

  • Magen Reynolds

    November 16, 2019

    Magen Reynolds is a Recruiting Manager at Cerner, a global healthcare information technology company based in Kansas City, MO.  In her role, Magen manages recruiting strategy and full lifecycle execution for high volume, early career jobs, including consulting, business, support, billing, and administrative functions.  Magen met Cerner at Truman’s fall Career Expo her senior year … Read More

  • Jeremy Busch

    November 5, 2019

    Jeremy Busch is a political campaign staffer specializing in communications and the press. Raised in Ballwin, MO, Jeremy attended Parkway West High School before attending Truman State University in the Fall of 2012. In addition to his major in Communication, Jeremy received minors in Spanish and Political Science. His political work has led him to … Read More

  • Meghan Newton

    October 29, 2019

    Meghan is a Project Manager at Intouch Solutions, a healthcare marketing agency. Before Intouch, she spent three years in educational publishing, helping create digital and print textbooks. She lives in Chicago with her one-eyed dog named Debbie. She’s training for her first two marathons and her legs are probably still tired from her run. What … Read More

  • Gina Ribaudo

    October 22, 2019

    Throughout her career, Gina has worked in Milan, tutored Italian, and held positions in global and boutique communications agencies where she has led and contributed to projects for highly recognized and admired organizations. Her clients have straddled the public and private sectors, touching industries such as health care, government consulting, retail, and tax policy. Gina’s … Read More

  • Geoffrey Woehlk

    October 15, 2019

    Geoffrey is a state-award-winning investigative journalist who specializes in data journalism, making sense of complicated documents, sitting in committee meetings, and many other things that don’t involve talking to someone on the phone. He works as a reporter at The Maryville Forum where he enjoys the daily challenge of covering an unpredictably wide variety of … Read More

  • Kathleen Barbosa

    October 8, 2019

    Kathleen graduated with her undergraduate degrees in Communication and English. While at Truman, she worked as a Features Writer for the Index, then Features Editor, and then Editor-in-Chief. She also hosted KTRM shows and wrote for Detours. Since graduating, she has worked in public relations, journalism, and now as a teacher after serving in Teach … Read More

  • Brooke (Perry) Nielsen

    October 1, 2019

    Brooke is a marketing professional living and working in the Kansas City area. She currently serves as AVP/Marketing Manager at UMB Bank. In this role she leads and supports strategic marketing initiatives for Commercial Banking in the St. Louis, Greater Missouri, Omaha, Kansas, Colorado and Arizona markets. In her free time, she likes to cook, … Read More