Andrea Calcagno ‘08

Broadcast Journalism


Andrea, a May 2008 PLU graduate who earned a B.A. in Communication with an emphasis in journalism, joined Newswatch 12, an Emmy winning ABC–TV affiliate located in Medford, Oregon. Prior to graduation, Andrea interned at KTVZ News Channel 21, in Bend, OR and KPTV Fox 12 Oregon, in Portland. She also started the first ever RTNDA student chapter at PLU and was involved with KCNS, the student–run television station on campus.

Jessica Luppino Pagel ‘08

Broadcast Journalism


Jessica, a three–year member of MediaLab, graduated in May 2008 with a B.A. in Communication and landed a job as an apprentice production technician at TVW, Washington’s Public Affairs Network. Prior to her position at TVW, Jessica interned for The News Tribune and did freelance photography for Tacoma Weekly. She also served as assistant general major of KCNS, PLU’s student–run television station.

Tove Claire Tupper ‘08

Broadcast Journalism


Tove, a Communication major interned at NewsWatch 12, an ABC News affiliate in Medford, Oregon during the Summer of 2007, was a two–year member of MediaLab and also highly active in student media, including PLU’s student–run TV station, KCNS. Tove also served as president of PLU’s Society of Professional Journalist student chapter, which was named outstanding student chapter of the nation during her reign. While studying abroad in Norway, Tove also interned at a community newspaper in Elvrum, Norway, as well as an independent television production company based in Hamar.