I've always said the broadcasting industry is different because you can ask 100 different people how they got to where they are and you will hear 100 different stories about how they started and when they got their big breaks.
I remember getting out and running down the walkways to find all the journalism buildings, convinced that the keys to my future were in there for the taking.
Every day I get to see the power of communications to improve and save lives.
Brandon Scott Wolf
It's important to realize that you can fail, you can learn from your failures, and you can take those experiences and find success in the future. Comedy and life are all about failing forward.
The best part of my job involves collaborating with the writer/producers both on the page and in editorial to make sure the story is getting told on screen in the best possible way.
Don’t believe the hype. You're never as good as people may tell you that you are and you're never as awful as people may tell you that you are.
I think the secret to success is passion. If you are not passionate about what you do you'll never work as hard to achieve your goals as someone who is.
I love learning about people, why they are who they are, and the fact that this job allows me to find out is still an amazing treat to me.
What you do next is more important than what you just did.
I work on a beautiful, historic campus, with talented, smart and energetic colleagues.
Knowing that success is possible with a little hard work and ingenuity is what motivates me, be it a new client acquisition, organically growing existing business, or launching a strong campaign into the market, I love a good challenge.
Life is too short to spend doing a 9-to-5 job that you are unhappy with and my motivation is living as memorable of a life as I can with as many unique and interesting experiences as possible.
I get to be creative and work on some of the best shows and events in the world with some of the most intelligent people in the industry.
I never really had a "first visit" to Penn State. I was born at Centre Community Hospital 1.2 miles away from Beaver Stadium. I was a Nittany Lion from that day on.
In anything you do, there will be people smarter than you, more naturally gifted than you, or more connected than you but the great equalizer is work ethic.
I can’t not create. It’s part of what I do, even when I’m trying to take time off.
In the end, it’s about the people and the impact you make.
Amanda Gifford Lockwood
Obviously, you have to know how to do your job and do it well, but the way you deal with people is the key to getting people to respect you or take you seriously.
I don’t necessarily want to be famous, but I can acknowledge after some career ups and downs that I am motivated to feel relevant in whatever it is I’m doing.
I was the 31st person in my family, over just a generation and a half, to attend Penn State.
I work with the smartest, most curious people in the communications industry, both internally at Heineken and with our team of agency partners.
I often joke that I probably peaked at age 24, because I couldn’t imagine being in a better situation.