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Bob Schieffer’s “Overload” is published this fall

“Overload: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News,” the new book by our college namesake and legendary journalist Bob Schieffer, is being published Oct. 1. The book is based on interviews of more than 40 leading journalists and news executives conducted by Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz, chief communications officer at the Center for Strategic… Read more »

Schieffer College Ribbon Cutting, Open House and New Student Recognition

  More than 300 Bob Schieffer College of Communication students, parents, alumni, donors, Board of Visitors members and TCU stakeholders gathered Friday afternoon, Sept. 15, 2017, to celebrate the newly remodeled home of the Schieffer College. A team composed of 19 student ambassadors, TCU Chancellor Victor Boschini, and donors Roy (’59) and Jeannine (’60) Eaton,… Read more »

How They Got There – Carson Rahrig

By Lauren Reyes, Communication Studies ‘17 Name: Carson Rahrig Major: Communication Studies Graduation Year: December 2016 Hometown: Mansfield, Texas Current City: Fort Worth, Texas What do you do? Internal Communications Specialist at AZZ ·      Responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of internal communications content delivered within the organization, including reminders, memos, sponsorships, contests and… Read more »

How They Got There – Danielle Dirkx

By Lauren Reyes, Communication Studies ‘17 Name: Danielle Dirkx Major: Strategic Communication Graduation Year: 2016 Hometown: Lake Oswego, Oregon Current City: Fort Worth, Texas What do you do? Social media coordinator for Justin Brands ·      Responsible for management of all organic and paid social strategy for all five boot brands within Justin Brands. What previous… Read more »

Alumni Snapshot: Abbie Maynard

By Lauren Cole, Strategic Communication ’17 Seacrest Studios – Red Balloon Network, Intern: Program Host/Producer, January 2014- May 2014 AZ Foothills Magazine Intern – Reporting Intern, May 2014- August 2014 KTCU Radio Station – Texas Christian University, Radio News Anchor, August 2014-December 2015 TCU News Now – Texas Christian University Anchor/ Multimedia Journalist, August 2014-… Read more »

Alumni Snapshot: Jimmy McGrath

By Lauren Cole, Strategic Communication ’17 Thunder Staffing, Mar. 2009-Aug. 2014 TCU Athletics, Athletic Trainer Sept. 2011-Jan. 2012 TCU Athletics, Marketing Intern Jan. 2012-May 2015 Global Prairie, freelance graphic design intern Jan. 2013-May 2015 Roxo, Creative Director/Account Exec. Jan. 2015-May 2015 Tulane Athletics, marketing grad assistant Aug. 2015-Dec. 2016 Coastal International, designer, 2017-current Jimmy, a… Read more »

Alumni of Moudy South – Emily Robinson

By Chris Dorr, Strategic Communication ’18   Name: Emily Robinson Major: Film, TV, and Digital Media Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minnesota Current Location: Dallas, Texas Year Graduated: 2016 Where do you currently work? I currently work at an event and video production company called Twofold Fusion, Inc. What is a typical day for you at work? A… Read more »

Alumni of Moudy South – Natalie Fort

By Chris Dorr, Strategic Communication ’18   Name:  Natalie Fort Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Major: Advertising/PR Current Location: Dallas, Texas Year Graduated: 2014 Where do you currently work? I am currently an account executive at Droese Public Relations in Dallas, Texas. We are a luxury lifestyle agency with local and national clients. What is a typical… Read more »

Schieffer Alumni Reveal Their Fort Worth Favorites – Madison Vega

By Katie Naiser, Strategic Communication Madison Vega—Communication Studies Madison Vega is a recent graduate and her favorite spot on campus is none other than The Commons. “It was a large and really pretty space. I enjoyed studying out there on a beautiful day or eating Chick-fil-A on the patio.” After graduation, Madison packed her bags… Read more »

Schieffer Alumni Reveal Their Fort Worth Favorites – Abigail Yonker

By Katie Naiser, Strategic Communication Abigail Yonker—Strategic Communication Abigial Yonker’s favorite spot on TCU’s campus is one of the first spots she ever visited while on her first campus tour as a high school senior. “My favorite spot on the TCU campus is right under the BLUU archway looking towards The Commons. I so clearly… Read more »