All Episodes

June 30, 2022 27 min

Introduction

Luisa Wiewgorra joins us for Part 2 of her two-part interview. In this episode, Luisa reflects on her most memorable experiences studying journalism, and the doors that were opened during her time at Madonna University. It’s one thing to dream, but another to see your dreams become reality. Join us to hear how Luisa is living out her dream of being an honorary reporter on television! 

Episode Summary

  • 02:21 - Luisa outlines how Madonna University prepped her for her career in journalism. 
  • 04:27 - Luisa describes her memorable experience working with ‘Celebrate Michigan’
  • 06:31 - Reflecting on her past experiences, Luisa has found that each experience prepared her for what she wanted to do. 
  • 07:46 - Had Luisa envisioned herself being on Fox 47 as an on-air reporter? 
  • 08:47 - Simon compares Luisa’s career trajectory to Steve Bunin; a news anchor on Seattle’s King 5 station, an Emmy award winner, and former anchor, host, and journalist on ESPN
  • 10:59 - What are Luisa’s favorite questions to ask someone she interviews? 
  • 11:31 - How is TV journalism different in Germany than in the U.S.? 
  • 12:42 - Was being from overseas an advantage? 
  • 14:04 - After hearing heavy stories at work, how does Luisa avoid bringing the weight of what she’s heard home with her? 
  • 15:42 - Were there any social media habits Luisa had to change as she’d suddenly become a ‘public figure’ of sorts? 
  • 18:43 - Luisa speaks on the most influential people she’s come across during her career. 
  • 20:44 - Luisa offers advice for students looking to improve their English pronunciation. 
  • 22:27 - Luisa talks about her favorite movie of a very particular genre.
  • 24:22 - What dream is Luisa currently pursuing? 

  • Links 

    Celebrate Michigan

    Fox47

    Steve Bunin  

    King 5

    ESPN

    Inventing Anna


    Guest Information

    Instagram

    Linkedin


    Resources

    Athletic Scholarships

    Being an International Student-Athlete


    Connect With Us

    Instagram

    Facebook 

    Twitter 

    Tumblr 


    Find our Podcasts here

    Share
    Mark as Played

    Advertise With Us

    Popular Podcasts

    Serial

    Serial

    Serial is a podcast from Serial Productions, a New York Times company, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episodes are released on Thursday mornings.

    Crime Junkie

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Morbid

    Morbid

    It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

    For You

      Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

      Connect

      © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.