The University of Olivet names student media leaders

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(clockwise from left) Joshua Scheidler, Brian Freiberger and Danny Neugent

The University of Olivet has named three students to leadership positions of its campus media, according to an announcement from Joanne Williams, associate professor of journalism and mass communication.

Danny Neugent, a sophomore from East Lansing, has been named manager of WOCR 89.1 FM, the student radio station. A resident advisor and art major, Neugent has been a regular voice on live sports broadcasts for the station. He takes over for Travis Oberlin, a graduating senior from Marshall.

WOCR broadcasts live from the Convergent Media Center on the campus of The University of Olivet and is an FCC-licensed, non-commercial, educational radio station operated by The University of Olivet students. Listen to WOCR for music, weather, news, information on campus events, and Comet sports coverage and commentary at www.wocrfm.

Freshman Brian Freiberger, of Onsted, has been named editor of the Echo, the award-winning student newspaper of The University of Olivet. A journalism and mass communication major, Freiberger is also on the Comet football team. He takes over for Mitchell Galloway, a graduating senior from Coldwater.

The Echo has been serving the The University of Olivet community since 1888, and is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Michigan Collegiate Press Association. Published weekly during the academic year, the Echo seeks to provide news and information in a clear and objective manner and to offer diverse viewpoints in serving the The University of Olivet campus. To learn more, visit www.ocecho.com.

Leading the team that produces the college’s annual literary and arts magazine, the Garfield Lake Review, will be sophomore Joshua Scheidler, an English major from Union City. Jessica Doster, a graduating senior, is producing this year’s Garfield Lake Review, which will be released April 6.

The Garfield Lake Review is a proud member of the The University of Olivet Media Board. Submissions for the magazine are accepted annually throughout the summer and fall semester. The magazine staff accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art, or any other form of original work. Submissions are chosen for publication through a blind screening process.

Each year, students are invited to apply for these media leadership positions on campus. For more information about student media at The University of Olivet, contact Williams at 269.749.6630.


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