Category: Our Town

Dave Askins: Journalist

Dave Askins became a journalist by accident. But his online news site, The B Square Bulletin (bsquarebulletin. com), has become an essential resource for Bloomingtonians who follow city government.

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Wesley Alexander: TV Casting Director

Wesley Alexander had an epiphany while working on a feature at Esquire magazine a few years ago. “The story was about men’s suits,” he recalls. “I saw that all the models were blond, and I said, ‘Where is the diversity in this photo shoot?’”

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Lemuel Watson: Anti-Racism Leader

Lemuel Watson feels like everything is coming full circle for him. Last year, he left his position as dean of Indiana University’s School of Education to accept two other roles at IU.

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Jeremy Price: Sportswriter

During the 19 years that The Herald-Times reporter Jeremy Price has covered Bloomington sports, he’s chronicled the ups and downs of high school and college athletics and seen his share of upheavals at the paper—changes in staff, ownership, and the profession of journalism.

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Michelle Moyd: Historian

Before she moved to Bloomington in 2008, Michelle Moyd, the Ruth N. Halls associate professor in the Indiana University Department of History and the associate director of the IU Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society, moved around. A lot.

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Brad Kimmel: New Head of WFIU & WTIU

Brad Kimmel says he has long been drawn to mission-oriented public media, and “everything lined up” when he was offered the job of executive director at Indiana University Radio and Television Services, which includes WFIU Public Radio and WTIU Public Television.

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Alain Barker: IU Music School Career Development Director

The Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University’s world-renowned conservatory, has traditionally prepared students for careers in performing, composing, or teaching music. But in recent years, all of those “legacy tracks” in the music field have evolved dramatically.

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Scott Dolson: Director, IU Intercollegiate Athletics

On March 17, five days after the NCAA canceled its Division I basketball tournaments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indiana University announced that Scott Dolson, deputy athletic director, would succeed Fred Glass as the university’s director of intercollegiate athletics on July 1.

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Elaine Monaghan: Journalist

As a foreign correspondent, Elaine Monaghan witnessed Northern Ireland’s 1998 Good Friday Agreement, covered the Kosovo War, and traveled with two U.S. secretaries of state.

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Dave Askins: Journalist

Dave Askins became a journalist by accident. But his online news site, The B Square Bulletin (bsquarebulletin. com), has become an essential resource for Bloomingtonians who follow city government.

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