The Northerner

Her love of journalism started at NKU. Now she shares it with Cincinnati

Abby Dawn works as a real-time editor for WCPO.
Abby Dawn loves telling people’s stories the way they want them to be told
January 21, 2020

Abby Dawn’s favorite Northerner memory is being pushed down Griffin Hall’s first floor in a chair, spinning and laughing as she and her co-workers awaited election results.  Dawn (née Anstead),...

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Tara Derington (far left) works at Thrive Global—Arianna Huffington's (center) start-up aimed to stop the burnout epidemic.
Northerner alum Tara Derington knows how to make content go viral
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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