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WOUB announces Spring 2022 “WOUB Wednesday” schedule

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Virtual Conversations Begin on January 19

ATHENS, OH – Senior Manager of Brand and Commercial Video at New York City FC Tanner Smith will kick off the Spring Semester 2021 WOUB Wednesday series on January 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET. WOUB Wednesdays is a program that gives former WOUB students the opportunity to conduct a virtual conversation with current students and other alumni. The speaker talks about their career experiences and takes questions from those in attendance. Smith worked at WOUB while he was a student and graduated from Ohio University in 2012 and 2016.

WOUB Wednesdays are a great way to provide students the opportunity to talk with industry professionals virtually,” said WOUB Director of Student Professional Development Michael Rodriguez.

Since his time in Athens, Smith has worked as a producer, editor, videographer, and director with collegiate and professional sports organizations. He previously worked at Ohio University, as an Assistant Athletic Director of Video Production and as a Video Producer with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

“Throughout spring semester, we have several former WOUB students scheduled to talk with current students and alumni,” said WOUB Community Engagement Manager Cheri Russo. “The former students are excited to share what they have learned out in the industry with current and former WOUB students.”

The virtual discussions will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and are open to all current and former WOUB students as well as WOUB staff. Those interested can register at  Registration is required for each session.


Spring Semester 2022 WOUB Wednesday Virtual Speaker Schedule:

All programs start at 7:30 p.m. ET 

January 19 – Senior Manager of Brand and Commercial Video at New York City FC Tanner Smith

February 2 – Cash Explosion Host Alissa Henry

February 16 – CNN Content Producer Danielle Sills

March 2 – Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Dave Wingert

March 16 – Top Rank Boxing Director of Digital Production and Programming Alex Adeyanju

March 30 – TV Investigative Reporter Brooks Jarosz

April 13 – CNBC Television Director David Jones

April 20 – Retail and Brand CEO Matt Rubel