This semester's first alumni spotlight goes to 2013 DePauw Graduate Kaitlin Klose. Kaitlin was the general manager for D3TV during her time here, along with other positions on the board. Kaitlin's time at D3TV and her Internship at The Ellen Show helped her launch a monumental career. Currently, she spends her year working on award shows and live shows such as the Grammy's, the Academy Awards, the MTV Movie Awards, The Golden Globes, and The Voice and spend her summers working on Big Brother. She was also a producer for the 2014 television show Among Friends. Congrats on your successes Kaitlin! D3TV is extremely proud to call you an alumna.
This week's (and semester's final) alumni spotlight goes to Peter (Pete) Ohs. Pete is a 2005 DePauw graduate who was extremely passionate about music video creating/editing and movie creation. During his time at DePauw he was a computer science major and Information Technology Associate (ITAP). Pete is now a well known film editor, writer, and filmmaker. His most recent success was a documentary film titled I Send You This Place, which he worked on with his wife Andrea Sisson. Pete is currently working on a comic titled Alone in Antarctica. He is also a three-time regional Emmy Award Winner. Pete recently made a trip to DePauw and talked to a TV Production class about his experiences and advice for the future. Congrats on everything Pete. We cannot wait to see what you do next!
This week's alumni spotlight goes to 2014 graduate Suzanne Spencer from Lafayette, Indiana. Suzanne was a regular anchor at D3TV and worked for WGRE. She was an english writing major and a minor in media studies. During her time at DePauw Suzanne worked at the Prindle Ethics Institute where she created events surrounding journalism ethics. She also received the Elizabeth Turnell Award which recognizes an outstanding senior for their contributions to the broadcast field. Suzanne was an intern for FOX59-WXIN in Indianapolis and at CBS4-KCNC in Denver. Both of those internships lead her to her current position at WBST 22 in South Bend, Indiana. Suzanne also recently became engaged to 2014 DePauw graduate Paul Mpistolarides. Congrats on everything Suzanne!
This week's alumni spotlight is Kristen Pflum. Pflum graduated from DePauw in 2004. During her time at DePauw Kristen started out studying radio but switched to TV. She was a regular anchor for The Source on D3TV. After college, Kristen was a general assignment reporter for WISE 33 News in Fort Wayne Indiana before moving to LEX18 in Lexington Kentucky where she was News Anchor and General Assignment reporter for 11 years. During her time there she was able to get an interview with Gene Simmons and others at the Derby! In 2006, Pflum was named “best television news reporter” by the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Association and “best news anchor” in 2011. After 11 years in Lexington, Pflum has recently decided to leave and take a new position at Fox 32 Chicago. She will be a weekend anchor for the station. Congrats on all of your achievements and new opportunity Kristen.