The Northerner

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.

Sam Rosenstiel is a real-time editor at WCPO.

Sam Rosenstiel

January 21, 2020

When were you at The Northerner? I wrote my first story for The Northerner in fall 2016. When did you graduate? Major? I graduated in May 2019 with a BA in JOU and an EMB minor. What did you do at...

Abby Dawn has worked at WCPO since graduating from NKU.

Abby Dawn

January 21, 2020

When were you at The Northerner? I worked for The Northerner from 2013-2017. When did you graduate? Major? I graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a minor in Electronic Media...

Abby Dawn works as a real-time editor for WCPO.

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

Abby Dawn loves telling people’s stories the way they want them to be told
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief 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),...

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...

WCPO to hold interactive election event on campus

WCPO to hold interactive election event on campus

Abby Anstead , Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2016

Come wearing a red, blue or white T-shirt representing your party and take part in an interactive election event aimed at measuring perspectives on key issues in the upcoming election. In partnership...

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