Profiles

Anneliese Garcia
Journalism Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Anneliese Garcia is a Class of 2024 journalism major.  What brought you to the College of Media and the University of Illinois? Both my mom and sister graduated from Illinois, so they encouraged me to come to Illinois. I originally came here as an… Read More
Alison Davis
Journalism Faculty
Get to know some of our College of Media faculty. Alison Davis is a lecturer in journalism and a seven-time regional Emmy Award winner. Why did you become a lecturer in the College of Media? When I was working for the Big Ten Network, there were times that different professors would go on… Read More
Talia
Journalism Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Talia Duffy is a Class of 2025 journalism major.  What made you want to major in journalism? My whole life, I have always enjoyed speaking to people, and informing people about different things. Being able to investigate and learn more about… Read More
Emilio
Journalism Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Emilio Reyes is a Class of 2025 journalism major.  What made you choose journalism at Illinois? In my senior year of high school, I was doing a lot of self-reflection and I asked myself, “What am I good at?” I knew I loved talking, getting to know… Read More
Anulika
Journalism Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Anulika Ochuba is a Class of 2024 journalism major.  What have you been involved in at the University of Illinois? Being a journalism major, I developed a passion for audio journalism. Because of this interest, I worked at WPGU (the student-run… Read More
Shawn
Journalism Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Shawn Sloan is a Class of 2024 journalism major. Why did you choose the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, specifically the College of Media? I started to look at their journalism program, and I noticed that there are so many people who are… Read More
Nathalie Murillo
Journalism Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Nathalie Murillo is a Class of 2024 journalism major. What sparked your interest in pursuing a Journalism major at Illinois? As a transfer student from a smaller institution that only offered a communication major, I felt limited in terms of… Read More
Isabel Morales
Journalism Alumni
Get to know some of our College of Media alumni. Isabel Morales (BS '13, journalism) is the media relations manager at The Nature Conservancy. Morales also participated in a Media Career Night alumni panel on "Nonprofits" in Spring 2022. Watch a recording of the session here.   Why did you major… Read More
Enji Erdenekhuyag
Journalism Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Enji Erdenekhuyag is a Class of 2024 journalism major.  What excited you the most about majoring in journalism?  I did yearbook in high school, and I really enjoyed interviewing people because I like having conversations and getting to know… Read More
Vivian La
Journalism Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Vivian La is a Class of 2024 journalism major.   What excited you about majoring in journalism here at Illinois? Journalism at Illinois allows me to do a lot of interesting things both inside and outside of the classroom. Before college, I was… Read More