TODD MIZENER

Photojournalist | Multimedia Storyteller

Dispatch-Argus Photo Internship Alumni

 

Summer 2014 Dispatch/Argus Intern Leah Klafczynski at the 18th green during the John Deere Classic.
Summer 2014 Dispatch/Argus Intern Leah Klafczynski during the John Deere Classic.

 

Nate Manley- Summer 2017, E-Mail: nmanley23@gmail.com, Kent State University. Twitter@bearmanley23natemanley.com

Jacob Wiegand- Summer 2016, E-Mail: jacob_wiegand13@hotmail.com, Graduate of Southern Illinois University, Currently interning at Dubois County Herald, Jasper Ind.

Meg McLaughlin - Summer 2015, E-Mail: mmclaughlin@qconline.com, St. Ambrose University, Currently a full-time photographer for Dispatch/Argus. Instagram @megmclau

Leah Klafczynski - Summer 2014, E-Mail: Lklafczy@kent.edu, www.leahklaf.com, Hearst finalist, also interned at the Columbus Dispatch, Ohio. Graduated from Kent State University. Currently staff photographer at Akron Beacon Journal.
 
Chet Strange - Summer 2013, E-mail: chetstrange@gmail.com, www.chetstrange.com, Currently freelancing in Richmond, VA.
 
Mike Bradley - Summer 2012, E-mail: mbradley5555@gmail.com, www.mikebradleyphoto.com, currently freelancing in Rochester, NY.
 
Aaron Facemire - Fall 2011, E-mail: face.aaron@gmail.com, currently living and working in Japan.
 
Brooks Canaday - Summer 2011, E-mail: brookscanaday@gmail.com, Boston University graduate. Currently freelancing in the Boston area.
 
Amy Vinchattle - Summer 2010, E-mail: amyvinchattle@gmail.com, Hawkeye College graduate. Amy is currently a staff photographer at the Ames Tribune, Ames, Ia.
 
Stephanie Makosky - Summer/Fall 2009, E-mail: smakphoto@mac.com, Masters graduate Syracuse University. Stephanie was elevated from intern to our Multimedia Producer/Photographer in November 2009. In July 2011 Stephanie accepted a teaching position at the University of Missouri. She currently is a photojournalist for Lehigh University.
 
Pat Traylor - Summer/Fall 2008, E-mail: traylor2@gmail.com , University of Illinois graduate. Pat has also interned at the The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, KS and the Peoria Journal Star in 2010. He earned his Master's Degree from Ohio University. He is currently a photo editor for the Denver Post.
 
Robert Leistra - Winter/Spring 2008, E-mail: rkleistra@gmail.com , Ball State graduate, Top 7 Hearst finalist, former Chief Photographer - Jacksonville, IL.
 
Crystal LoGiudice - Summer and Fall 2007, E-mail: lsuphotochick@gmail.com, Crystal is an accomplished sports photographer who has also interned with the Cedar Rapids Gazette and The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Starting in 2010 Crystal will be working as a freelance photographer based in Louisiana. In addition to being a Top 7 Hearst finalist Crystal has been a regular contributor to US PRESSWIRE. To view her work go to crystalphotos.photoshelter.com. She is currently living and working in TN. 
 
Nick Loomis - Winter/Spring 2007,  E-mail: nicholas.loomis@gmail.com Graduate of the University of Iowa. Nick worked as a Staff Photographer for the Dispatch/Argus before deciding to attend graduate school. Nick is a graduate of CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY. After a stint as an intern at the N.Y. Times he is now freelancing in Africa.
 
Mike Itchue - Summer and Fall 2006,  E-mail: mike.itchue@gmail.com Graduate of Michigan State University. News Producer for Mlive.com

Eric Davis - Winter/Spring 2006,  E-mail: edav867@gmail.com . Currently freelancing in Chicago. Graduate of Columbia College in Chicago, IL.

Talya Arbisser Gluskin - Summer 2004 Cornell University, ithaca NY and international Center of Photography, NYC. Freelancer in Houston, TX and working on long-term documentary projects including on on destigmatizing talking about mental health issues. E-mail: photosbytalya@arbisser.com

Andy Costello - Winter/Spring 2004 and Summer 2005, Former photo editor with Sports Illustrated in New York, NY. and assistant for various SI shooters along the east coast. He earned a Master's degree in Art History from the University of Arizona. E-mail: costelloam@gmail.com

Jenny Butler - Winter/Spring 2003, Summer 2004, Part-time photographer 2004 to 2006, Winona State University, Minnesota. Currently full-time video journalist for WQAD-TV, Moline IL. E-mail: jennylee_99@hotmail.com

Diane Cebula - Summer 2003,  University of Minnesota. Staff photographer at Athens Banner-Herald. E-mail: diane@dianecebula.com

Zach Boyden-Holmes - Summer 2002, University of Iowa. Interned at the Telegraph-Herald in Dubuque, IA,St. Petersburg Times, Fla. Currently a full-time photographer at the Des Monies Register E-mail: johnozzborn@hotmail.com

Brett Roseman - Winter/Spring 2002, University of Iowa. Former staff photographer for the Daily Southtown, Chicago and The Daily Journal in Kankakee, IL. He interned at the Peoria Journal-Star and The Times of Northwest Indiana, Valparaiso, Ind. He currently is the photojournalist for the University of Wisconsin Stout. E-mail: brettfoto@aol.com

Tracy Hayes - Summer 2001,  Arizona State University. Former director of C.A.R.T. a community art program based in Davenport, Iowa and Freelancer. E-mail: hayesphotos@hotmail.com

Andy Wrobel - Winter/Spring 2001,  Ohio State University. Worked for Tribune-Chronicle in Warren, Ohio. E-mail: dq82@hotmail.com

Brett Roseman - Summer 2000,  University of Iowa. Former staff photographer for the Daily Southtown, Chicago and The Daily Journal in Kankakee, IL. He interned at the Peoria Journal-Star and The Times of Northwest Indiana, Valparaiso, Ind. He currently is the photojournalist for the University of Wisconsin Stout. E-mail: brettfoto@aol.com

Dana Gardner - Winter/Spring 2000,  University of North Carolina. Dana's internship for the Gaston Gazette ended in December of 2000 and she moved on to Denmark in September of 2001 for 6 months. She taught at Conover School, a school for mentally and physically handicapped students. E-mail: dana4unc@yahoo.com

Dan Videtich - Summer 1999: Northern Illinois University graduate, former staff photographer for The Dispatch & The Rock Island Argus. Dan is currently freelancing in Kansas City. In addition to his vast client list he worked as one of Hillary Clinton's personal photographers during the 2008 presidential campaign. E-mail: danvidetich@mac.com - Summer 1999: Northern Illinois University graduate, former staff photographer for The Dispatch & The Rock Island Argus. Dan is currently freelancing in Kansas City. In addition to his vast client list he worked as one of Hillary Clinton's personal photographers during the 2008 presidential campaign. Currentlyly a freelancer in Kansas City. E-mail: danvidetich@mac.com

Marianne Mather - Summer of 1998 and Winter/Spring 1999, University of Illinois. Worked as a staff photographer for The Courier News in Elgin, IL and the photo editor for the Beacon News, Aurora, IL. She is currently a photo editor for the Chicago Tribune. E-mail: fotomather@yahoo.com

John J. Kim - Winter/Spring 1998,  University of Illinois. Worked as a staff photographer for the Oakland Tribune, Oakland, CA. John was a member of the Pulitzer Prize winning team at the Chicago Sun-Times. He is currently a staff photographer at the Chicago Tribune. E-mail: shutter8@aol.com

Michael Faas - Summer of 1997, Iowa State University. Michael Faas - Iowa State University. Currently a freelance photographer and web developer in Aspen, CO. Michael is an adjunct instructor at Colorado Mountain College School for Professional Photography and has worked as a Photo Editor for Aspen Sojourner Magazine and Photographer for the University of Northern Iowa. mike@michaelfaas.com

John Elbers II - Summer of 1996, Former staff photgrapher for The Rockford Register Star. "The Duece" has also worked for the The Daily Telegram, Adrian MI. E-mail: foto@ini.net

Jon Lowenstein - Winter/Spring 1996,  University of Iowa, Chicago 2000 project, 2000 NPPA Magazine Photographer of the Year, Runner-up for 2000 Illinois Press Photographer of the Year, 1999 NPPA Region 5 Photographer of the Year.

Rick Cinclair - Winter/Spring and Summer of 1995, Currently a staff photographer for the Worchester Telegram & Gazette. 2001 Honorable Mention winner for PNPPA POY. E-mail: rcinclair@yahoo.com

Davis Turner - Summer of 1994, Currently a staff photographer for The Freelance-Star, Fredericksburg VA. Davis is a multiple NPPA clip winner. E-mail: rdtimages@aol.com

Erik Campos - Winter/Spring of 1994, Currently a staff photographer for The State Record, Columbia SC. E-mail: ecampos22@thestate.com

Ian Solender - Summer of 1993,  Currently a staff photographer for The Stuart News, Stuart FL. E-mail: ianphoto@aol.com

Brian Bohannon - Summer of 1992.

Leah Hogston - Summer of 1991, Currently a staff photgrapher for the Salt Lake Tribune, Utah. E-mail: lhogsten@sltrib.com

Lisa Finger - Summer of 1990,  Worked as a staff photgrapher for the Columbus Dispatch, Columbus OH.

Laura Husar - Summer of 1989.