In Case You’ve Been Wondering What I’ve Been Up To…

Hi friends, family, running community, followers, and other people looking at this post that don’t follow me but should 😉 , I bet you have all been wondering where I have been lately. Well, grad school is back in full swing, and between a new internship and class, I have been a busy girl. ItContinue reading “In Case You’ve Been Wondering What I’ve Been Up To…”

Wait, Wait… Tell Me More!

This article was published awhile this fall in the Loyola Phoenix, my school’s award-winning student newspaper that I write for in the Arts & Entertainment section, but I never shared it for some reason. For all the NPR nerds out there, this one is for you: Host Peter Sagal’s opening line to a live taping ofContinue reading “Wait, Wait… Tell Me More!”

MkE: born & raised

http://online.anyflip.com/fwiu/jrcg/ As cities like Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco grow more popular, city lovers and dwellers are becoming more open to options of unique and beautiful cities to live in outside of major cities like New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Milwaukee could anticipate this type of growth in their city, as Milwaukee isContinue reading “MkE: born & raised”

Urban Bait

In my digital production class this first semester of grad school, I got a taste of what a video journalist’s job is like. In this class, I was forced to step out of my comfort zone of writing and into the world of video. I welcome a good challenge, and it was certainly a necessaryContinue reading “Urban Bait”

Why You Should Want to Tell Other People’s Stories

There is nothing I have been anticipating more than the final product for our project on Soraya Rendon, the owner and the brains behind Chilam Balam and Shaman. The day is finally here, and our video will be presented to the class. Alex and I may make a couple of changes in the next weekContinue reading “Why You Should Want to Tell Other People’s Stories”

The Women of LUXC Promo Video

For my final project for Digital Media class, I rebranded/updated social media for my cross country team at Loyola University Chicago. As a fifth year graduate student on the cross country/track team, I have exhausted my cross country eligibility and I only have track eligibility remaining for this year. Because I was not competing thisContinue reading “The Women of LUXC Promo Video”

Women’s Cross Country Makes Loyola History at NCAA Midwest Regional

The Women of LUXC   Media Contact: Ally Spiroff English, B.A., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2015 Digital Media & Storytelling, M.Comm., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2017 Loyola Women’s Cross-Country/Track & Field aspiroff@luc.edu @runningforlife2   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Women’s Cross Country Makes Loyola History at NCAA Midwest Regional The team closes out theContinue reading “Women’s Cross Country Makes Loyola History at NCAA Midwest Regional”

Fish Tacos With a Side of House Music

  As you may know from one of my recent posts, I am working on a restaurant profile of Chilam Balam, a Mexican restaurant that is making waves on the Chicago foodie scene, with a spotlight on owner Soraya Rendon and executive chef Natalie Oswald. Hungry after a couple days worth of interviews (video toContinue reading “Fish Tacos With a Side of House Music”

Ramblers Run Regionals

The Women of LUXC Media Contact: Ally Spiroff English, B.A., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2015 Digital Media & Storytelling, M.Comm., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2017 Loyola Women’s Cross-Country/Track & Field aspiroff@luc.edu @runningforlife2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ramblers Run Regionals Loyola Women’s Cross Country Team Ready For Best NCAA Regional Showing Yet LAWRENCE, Kan., NovemberContinue reading “Ramblers Run Regionals”

Loyola Women Place Fourth at the Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships

The Women of LUXC Media Contact: Ally Spiroff English, B.A., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2015 Digital Media & Storytelling, M.Comm., Loyola University Chicago, Class of 2017 Loyola Women’s Cross-Country/Track & Field aspiroff@luc.edu @runningforlife2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Women Place Fourth at the Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships Two Ramblers Earn All-Conference Honors  EVANSVILLE, Ind.,Continue reading “Loyola Women Place Fourth at the Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships”