Iowa State Daily: 2009 – 2012

The Iowa State Daily was where I first got to dip my toes into the waters of journalism before falling in the deep end. It was great.

Campustown Property Management announces “The Resort” at Nine24

Published Sept. 26, 2011 in the Iowa State Daily. Find it online here or a PDF of the issue here.   Campustown Property Management has announced that it will build an addition to Legacy Towers, 119 Stanton Ave., that will include a pool, hot tubs, fitness facilities, grilling areas and fire pits, and three separate decks. Deemed “The Resort,”

Video profile: Dakota Junktion

This is an example of the types of video posts I would do for the Dubuque Telegraph Herald, and tried to carry over to the Iowa State Daily. It would usually be a minute or so of the interview, and a couple of shots of b-roll. At the TH, a video technician would put it

Ames sees strong start to holiday shopping season

Published Nov. 29, 2010 in the Iowa State Daily. Find it online, including more photos, here or a PDF of the issue here.   One car circled the deserted parking lot at 2:30 a.m. The radio was tuned to Lite 104.1, continuous holiday music. By 4 a.m., the three boys were poring over sweaters and scarves at

Estes’ inspiration

Published March 4, 2010 in the Iowa State Daily. Find it online, including audio from the interview, here.   When Simon Estes, internationally renowned bass-baritone, auditioned for the University of Iowa chorus in 1957, he was turned away. The head of the vocal department told him he didn’t have any talent. At the time, there were no