I've embraced my transition from newsroom to agency, partly because these "normal" hours allow me to volunteer and use my communications skills to help the community. Apparently, my efforts have been noticed!
I'm honored to be selected as one of the Current Young Professionals Network's "Future 15" emerging young leaders in Northeast Wisconsin. (Current is a Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce program.) Last Sunday, the 2012 recipients were featured in a special insert for the Green Bay Press-Gazette:
We were recognized with other award winners at a wonderful event Thursday evening. Organizers tried to lighten up the evening by having the emcees "roast" the award recipients will jokes from our application materials. I'm still not sure how everyone felt about that, but it was fun to learn about the recipients through video interviews produced by the Press-Gazette:
Thank you for all your support!