Ty Avila takes you behind the scenes of The Witmarsum’s rebirth by shedding some light on the history of The Witmarsum, explaining what student-driven media is and exploring the benefits of having a media source for students, by the students at Bluffton University. This is the second in a series of audio features that take a closer look at what goes on behind the scenes at Bluffton University.
Dave Woodward is the digital platform engineer and has been working with student-driven media at Bluffton for the last several years.
Junior Sophie Hobbs is a convergent journalist with The Wit. She’s the person behind the stories you read as well as the Snapchat and Instagram accounts.
Hometown: Russells Point, Ohio.
Major: Broadcasting & Journalism
I love working for The Wit because it is a big jump start for my career, and it helps me gain the experience I need for my future.
Interesting Fact: I survived being hit by a car going 40 MPH my sophomore year of high school.
Career Goals for The Wit: To improve on my writing and to work on my voice for radio and TV.
Career Goals beyond Bluffton: To eventually work for ESPN and be a host on Sports Center.