The idea for the event called "Learn from the Best" was from by D.J. Bolerjack after talking with his dad, Craig Bolerjack
, about sharing real world journalism experiences with students.
Craig Bolerjack, a CBS sportscaster and voice of the Utah Jazz professional basketball team, joined three of his fellow alumni for the discussion.
said students must kick the door down because no one is coming for them.
"The biggest challenge of this business is to become a good writer, a good communicator," said Craig Bolerjack
"Someone who can bring the audience in."
The career is not a 9 to 5 career, he
"If you're looking forward to getting home at 5:00 and watching the news and 'Jeopardy', you can forget it," Craig Bolerjack
Such was the case when Craig Bolerjack
went with Antoine Carr, former NBA player, to the south side of Chicago.
After the money ran out, Craig Bolerjack
said the people turned on Carr and they had to leave.