April 3 – Molly McKnight, U.S. Bank

Molly McKnight is Vice President, Marketing Manager at U.S. Bank. She received her bachelor’s degree from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in 2011. Outside her career at U.S. Bank, she is board chair for Montgomery Nursery School and advisory board member for Camp Kesem at the University of Cincinnati. She is an avid public speaker and advocate in the world of breast cancer prevention for young women and a freelance writer on topics spanning health, motherhood and friendship. Molly lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two young boys, who are her biggest priority and driver of making the world a better place.

Key Takeaways:

  • Molly has been able to do a lot of work with nonprofits outside of her 9-5. She encourages finding your passion in and out of work.
  • Her hard work and connections within the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism have allowed her to be a public speaker and advocate for breast cancer awareness.
  • It is sometimes hard to make connections in the workplace right away; be kind and empathetic. You will be better off for it.
  • Use your skills for good. Finding a passion and using your skills to better the world will help you fill more fulfilled.
  • Always be a journalist. Stay curious and source information about anything that interests you.

Connect with Molly on LinkedIn here.

Maxwell Burton is a sophomore studying journalism strategic communications and pursuing a minor in environmental geoscience at Ohio University. He serves as the Vice President of Public Relations for Scripps PRSSA. Connect with him on LinkedIn here.

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