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  • Views: 204 Plugged-In Reporter | Melissa Chi

    Hi, my name is Melissa Chi. I'm a senior at The University of Toledo majoring in communication with a concentration in journalism and a minor in economics. I'm originally from Malaysia, where my family still resides. Besides being a Plugged-In reporter, I'm also the news editor at The Independent Collegian, UT's student paper. Other than taking classes and being a reporter, I'm also a member of UT's Wilderness Expedition Club [WEX] where fun activities such as rock climbing, hiking and camping are organized. I spent the fall semester of 2007 in Washington D.C. as a reporter for Talk Radio News Services and learned that journalism is truly my passion, in any form of media. Currently, I'm also a reporter for Palestra.net, a Web site featuring college news from across the country, affiliated with Fox News, where I shoot, write and edit video packages to be broadcasted online. Upon graduation, I'm considering two routes. The first, the journalism graduate program with Reuters, a two-year program located in Europe. Or, find a reporting job in the United States. Wherever the road takes me, my experiences gained here will take me far in life. I know I have truly lived, after I've seen and been to every corner of the world, tell their stories to the people on the other side.

  • Views: 301 Plugged-In Reporter | Katherine Colosimo

    My name is Katie and I am a senior at the University of Toledo majoring in Marketing and Sales and I hope to work for an Advertising Agency upon graduation. I have kept busy on in numerous organizations such as Campus Activities and Programming, Student Council, Songfest, Student Alumni Association, The College of Republicans and on the executive board for the Dance Marathon. 

    I am a new alumnus to the national sorority Pi Beta Phi where I held several chairwoman positions throughout my years there. I was also nominated for Homecoming Royalty in 2006 and 2007 and I won Greek Week Queen in 2006 as well as the Talisman Rose Queen Sweetheart of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity in 2007.

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  • Views: 205 Plugged-In Reporter | Roquel Cunningham

    Roquel is currently a senior at The University of Toledo majoring in marketing with a minor in management.  She is heavily involved on her campus through organizations like Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, Homecoming Commission and Order of Omega National Greek Honor Society and has been recognized for academic achievements such as Dean’s List for the last three semesters, one of three Martin Luther King Scholarship recipients in 2008, and Who’s Who Among College Students 2008.  During her free time, she enjoys scrapbooking and working on Sudoku puzzles.  Her two mantras are “God gives every bird its food, But He does not throw it into its nest”- J.G. Holland and “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.”- John Maxwell

  • Views: 140 Plugged-In Reporter | David Davis

    My name is David Davis, and I am a senior at the University of Toledo.  I am have a dual major in Broadcast Communication and Spanish, and I will be graduating in December 2008.  After graduating, I would like to pursue a career in television news or sports.  My interests include hanging out with friends, reading, playing the piano, listening to my iPod, and watching baseball and football.

  • Views: 297 Plugged-In Reporter | Breanne Democko

    Breanne is a Senior at The University of Toledo, pursing a degree in Political Science with a minor in English. Upon graduation, she plans to attend Law School. Breanne works for UT in the Office of Legal Affairs on the Health Science Campus, serves as a peer mentor for an orientation class for freshman in the Department of Political Science, and is a third year facilitator for the Student Wellness Awareness Team (SWAT). Outside of the classroom, Breanne is extremely involved in student organizations. Last year she proudly served as UT's Vice President of Student Government and is still extremely involved in various other organizations.

  • Views: 126 Plugged-In Reporter | Clyde Hogan

    Clyde is a third year communications student with the University of Toledo and comes to our area from Beverly Hills California where his family still resides. Clyde is a member of U.S.A. Martial Arts, which is an organization in Toledo. You will find Clyde to be very approachable and easy to get along with. Clyde is considering law school.

  • Views: 557 Plugged-In Reporter | Mariana Joy

    I was adopted from Pietra Neamt, Romania, when I was five years old from a family in Powell Ohio, which is about 20 minutes away from downtown Columbus, GO BUCKS! I have two sisters and 3 brothers! I grew up in Powell, attending Olentangy School District until I moved  to the Glass City, where I am completing my last semester at The University of Toledo. I'm majoring in Broadcast Journalism, which is no surprise because when I was younger, I used to pretend I was a news anchor. Apart from being a college student,  I've worked for 13ABC as an editor and behind the scenes for BCSN for shows such as Sports Rap and Under the Lights. This summer I was honored to be asked to shoot a promotional commercial representing UT.  That was an awesome experience!  I have reported/anchored in news, sports and weather for the UT Campus News called "Rocket Report" and currently produce UT :10 NEWS.  Even though I know I'll be starting off small, I hope to one day be sitting next to Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Ann Curry and Al Roker! I know it sounds like a big dream...but isn't that what you're supposed to do?! :)

  • Views: 179 Plugged-In Reporter | Wesley Mathern

    Hi, my name is Wesley Mathern. I'm a Junior at the University of Toledo, and my major is marketing. After I graduate, I plan on going to grad school for my MBA. After the post-graduate degree, it's anybody's guess. Plugged-In marks my first foray into the world of collegiate extra-curricular activities, but I spent most of my time throughout high school in Findlay, Ohio, working on the news show, 2AToday. Since then I've spent three years away from the field working on my studies and spending time with my family and friends. In my free time I enjoy a well-written book or two and frequent trips to the cinema.

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