Chris Tye, John Carroll University class of 1998, is a familiar face in Cleveland media as a TV news anchor for WKYC Channel 3. Even from a young age, he always new that he wanted to be in broadcast news. “When I was seven or eight years old, I was doing fake live shots in the backyard, substituting curtain rods for microphones,” he says. Recently, Tye was sent over to London to cover the 2012 Olympics.
Pat Butler, a traffic reporter for WTAM and John Carroll graduate of 2001, says that he went to JCU because of WJCU, the campus’ radio station. “JCU has a stellar reputation in this field,” Butler says. “The bottom line is your talent. The JCU degree is something people regard highly. People equate you to what prior graduates have done.”
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