Huskers on the Move: February 2024

Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 2:45pm

Jody Beck (’72) published a new book, “Your Loving Son, Ty: A World War II Story of Hope and Horror in the Pacific” about a Kearney native and UNL student who became a pilot and POW during WWII. Congratulations, Jody!

Mike Reilley (’89) is a speaker at the 2024 New England Newspaper & Press Association Convention. Congrats, Mike!

Faiz Siddiqui (’11) joined The Washington Post business investigations team after four years on the Post’s technology team. Congrats, Faiz!

Josh Planos (’14) was selected to join the 2024 Public Relations Society of America Nebraska Board of Directors as the accreditation and ethics chair. Congrats, Josh!

Joe Toscano (’14) started a new position as a senior fellow at Diplomatic Courier. Congrats, Joe!

Karter Powell ('18) was promoted to Associate Publicist at PYR of Penguin Random House. Congrats, Karter!

Natalie Becerra (’19) was accepted into UNL’s Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication (ALEC) Master of Science in Leadership Education program. Congrats, Natalie!

Allyssa Hynes (’19) started a new position as the lead creative specialist at the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Congrats, Allyssa!

Holly Kell (’19) started a new position as Director of Marketing at FanWord. Congrats, Holly!

Peyton Stoike (’20) is the coordinator of team photography for the Baltimore Orioles. For the last two years she was a visual content creator for the team. Congrats, Peyton!

David Berman (’22) started a new role in the Bryan Health advancement department as their content producer and editor. Congrats, David!

Ilana Lewis (’22)  is a J.D. Candidate at the University of Chicago Law School. She accepted an offer to join Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP as a 2024 1L Summer Associate in their New York office. Congrats, Ilana!

Blake Aerni (’23) is taking over as the radio play-by-play commentator for SportingKC this season. Congrats, Blake!

Macy Neumeister (’23) started a new position as producer at KOLN 10/11 News. Congrats, Macy!

Joshua Schrader (’23) started a new position as a communications strategist at BCom. Congrats, Joshua!

Emma Storms (’23) started a new position as social media marketing specialist for The Window and Door Store. Congrats, Emma!

Zach Wendling (’23) is a full-time reporter for the Nebraska Examiner starting Feb. 5. Congrats, Zach!

Are you on the move? Share recent updates in your life and career with us!

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