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BrEpic wins prestigious Silver Trumpet award from Publicity Club of Chicago

Justin Breen, the Founder/CEO of BrEpic Communications LLC and Journalism Chair for the University of Illinois College of Media Alumni Board, won a Silver Trumpet award from the Publicity Club of Chicago at the 59th annual Golden Trumpet Awards competition on May 22.

The competition, held at Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton, featured entries from the greater Chicagoland area, and is known as the premier public relations industry award program in the Midwest.

23 May

Cassie Chaplinsky '17 JOURN

Congratulations to alumna Cassie Chaplinsky on her move to the Lone Star State! Cassie shares that she'll be the weekend sports anchor and a news reporter at KJTV Fox 34 in Lubbock--the home of Texas Tech University (Big 12 Country). Cassie has been working as a video journalist at Fox Illinois in Champaign. She was previously at The Citadel sports video unit in Charleston, SC. In college, Cassie was active with Big Ten Student U and Fighting Illini Productions, was a teaching assistant and interned at Comcast Sports Net in Chicago. 

24 Jan

Lyndsay Gant '07 MACS

After working in digital and video advertising for almost 9 years in both the consumer and healthcare fields, Gant has been accepted to be the Program Director of Video Production for Northwestern University Healthsystem, creating custom content for over 10 hospitals in the Chicagoland area.


17 Jan

Jacki Davidoff '82 ADV

Davidoff Joins Board of  Chicago Women in Philanthropy

27 Nov