Monthly Archives: April 2018

Taylor Lay

April 24, 2018

In 2012, Taylor Lay left her small farm town of 500 people to start her higher education adventure at Truman State University. After four years, 160 credits, a semester study abroad experience and meeting amazing people,  she moved to downtown Kansas City to start a career in marketing. The drive she fostered as a student … Read More

Nathan Vickers

April 17, 2018

Nathan Vickers grew up in El Dorado Springs, MO, where his family runs a small farm.  Currently, he is a reporter and multimedia journalist at KCTV5 News in Kansas City, MO. He shoots, writes and edits his own stories every day, covering everything from Royals baseball to city government and breaking news. Nathan enjoys bicycling, … Read More

Catherine Jones

April 10, 2018

Catherine Jones is a digital strategist who is committed to helping candidates and advocacy groups make an impact. When she’s not behind a computer, Catherine enjoys eating good food with good people, listening to live music, and spending time with friends. What year did you graduate and what was your concentration? I graduated in 2014 … Read More

Andrea (Hein) Guzman

April 3, 2018

Dr. Andrea L. (Hein) Guzman is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Northern Illinois University where her research focuses on people’s interactions with artificial intelligence and the implications of automated journalism. Andrea has been integral in the formalization of human-machine communication research within the communication discipline and is the editor of the forthcoming volume Human-Machine … Read More