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June 10, 2010

From MTV’s MADE to Animal Planet’s The Haunted, Jen Gsell ’04 Loves Telling Stories

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She road-tripped with an aspiring surfer cross country for six weeks. She filmed a girl mucking up manure in a horse stall. She conducted 12-hour interviews in a blackened room. And should the life of Jen Gsell ’04 eventually make its way to the silver screen, the scripted comedy would follow this television producer’s treks [...]

Lafayette College

March 2, 2010

Never A Dull Moment

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Jessica April ’05 is digital production manager at Rolling Stone magazine — by Jess Wason ’11 Jessica April ’05 loves her job at Rolling Stone magazine, and it’s not hard to discover why. “I work between the editing staff and the sales staff, so I’m always rushing around in the office between the two teams,” [...]

Lafayette College

February 1, 2010

From Crunching Numbers to Catching Fish

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A love of sports and an alumni-sponsored externship led Courtney Dixon ’08 to a job at ESPN — by Jess Wason ’11 Courtney Dixon ’08 is surrounded by sports in her job at ESPN, but she learned to appreciate outdoor sports the hard way: through her own experience. “I love all sports, and working at [...]

Lafayette College

January 14, 2010

The Power of the Alumni Network

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After fulfilling a life goal with a job at the Food Network, Kelly Barrows ’06 switches to media studies By Jess Wason ’11 Kelly Barrows ’06 declared eight majors before she finally picked the right one — American studies with a minor in math. She was more decisive when it came to seeking a post-graduation [...]

Lafayette College

August 12, 2009

On the Record With Successful Risk Taker

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Henry Dubroff ’72 writes about leaving a secure job to found a business journal and other career adventures I graduated from Lafayette in 1972, amid the social upheaval and political turmoil of the Baby Boom generation’s coming of age. I never had much of a plan for my career. But, I’ve always been able to [...]

Lafayette College

January 7, 2009

Characters Welcome

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Chris McCumber ’89 brings winning identity to top cable network USA By Dan Edelen If you enjoy watching WWE wrestler John Cena apply a devastating suplex to Kane or detective Adrian Monk cringe at the sight of germ-laden evidence, Chris McCumber ’89 is one of the people to thank. As executive vice president of marketing, [...]