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Top: Mackenzie Manley. Middle: Tara Derington. Bottom: Abby (Anstead) Dawn.

From college to career: Exploring Northerner alums’ life post-grad

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2020

Take a look at where former Northerner reporters, editors, photographers, videographers, designers and other staff members are now.

Jude Noel freelances for CityBeat.

Jude Noel

January 21, 2020

When were you at The Northerner? 2016-2018 When did you graduate? Major? 2018, English What did you do at The Northerner? In 2017, I started off as the Northerner's social media editor, creating aesthetically-arranged...

Mackenzie Manley is the arts and culture editor at CityBeat.

Mackenzie Manley

January 21, 2020

When were you at The Northerner? 2015-2018. When did you graduate? Major? May 2018. Double major in Journalism & English. What did you do at The Northerner? I worked in several roles — first...

Mackenzie Manley is the arts and culture editor at CityBeat.

Covering a community: How an NKU alum shares stories

Northerner alum Mackenzie Manley loves telling people’s stories
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief January 21, 2020

Mackenize Manley started at NKU undeclared. Her first semester, she took science courses and hated it; chemistry was not her strong suit.  Eventually, she realized she had a passion for writing and...

Tara Derington (far left) works at Thrive Global—Arianna Huffington's (center) start-up aimed to stop the burnout epidemic.

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Northerner alum Tara Derington knows how to make content go viral
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief January 21, 2020

“What kind of a tree are you?” It’s the question that sparked Tara Derington’s love for journalism.  Barbara Walters followed-up Katharine Hepburn’s statement about being a tree in the...

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