Bruin Success

Bruin Success

By UCLA Alumni
Do you ever wonder how Bruins like you go on to achieve success after they graduate? Now you have the chance to find out as UCLA alumni discuss their careers, what helped them most as undergraduate students and their tips for success now and beyond graduation.
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Jasmine Yen, Associate Recruiter at Warner Bros. Entertainment
In this episode of Bruin Success, Katie interviews Jasmine Yen, Associate Recruiter for Warner Bros. Entertainment. Jasmine is responsible for various aspects of the recruitment process including sourcing and screening applicants, scheduling interviews with recruiters or hiring teams and conducting exploratory and position-specific interviews. In addition to talent acquisition, Ms. Yen manages the Warner Bros. Careers social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Jasmine graduated with a degree in Sociology from UCLA.  Bruin Success is hosted by Katie Russo and produced by Christian Chavez. Special thanks to the Bruin Success student volunteers: Franchesca Diaz, Natalie Dybeck and Samuel In. 
19:56
June 11, 2019
Jordyn Wieber, Olympic Gold Medalist
In this episode of Bruin Success, Katie interviews Jordyn Wieber, Olympic Gold Medalist and former Assistant Coach for UCLA Gymnastics in the James West Alumni Center.  A member of the “Fierce Five” United States squad that won team gold at the 2012 Olympics, Jordyn was a two-time U.S. all-around champion (2011 and 2012) and the 2011 World all-around champion.  Jordyn graduated from UCLA in 2017 with a degree in Psychology and  will be taking over as head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks women’s gymnastics team next season. Bruin Success is hosted by Katie Russo and produced by Christian Chavez. Special thanks to the Bruin Success student volunteers: Franchesca Diaz, Natalie Dybeck and Samuel In.
16:54
June 3, 2019
Greg Wolf, Studio Sports Anchor at CBS News
This week, Katie interviews Greg Wolf '94, Sports Studio Anchor at CBS Studios and Studio Anchor and FOX Sports, at the James West Alumni Center on the UCLA campus. Greg is a studio anchor & play-by-play announcer for Fox Sports 1 & PAC-12 Networks, having hosted the flagship shows on both networks. At FS1, he continues to work as a studio host for college football and basketball. He is also a play-by-play announcer for college football, basketball, tennis and more. Additionally, he works locally in the L.A. market covering sports for KCAL9/CBS2. Greg graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Bruin Success is hosted by Katie Russo and produced by Christian Chavez. Special thanks to the Bruin Success student volunteers: Franchesca Diaz, Natalie Dybeck and Samuel In.
24:14
May 20, 2019
Jennifer Ferro, President of KCRW
In our first episode, Katie interviews Jennifer Ferro ’91, President of KCRW at KCRW Headquarters in Santa Monica, CA. KCRW is a Los Angeles-based public radio station known around the world for its curation of music, public affairs and cultural programming. As President, Jennifer has worked to transform the institution from Southern California’s flagship public radio station to a worldwide digital content distributor that seeks to build community through the discovery of music, news and culture both in person, online and on the air. Jennifer graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Political Science. Bruin Success is hosted by Katie Russo and produced by Christian Chavez. Special thanks to the Bruin Success student volunteers: Franchesca Diaz, Natalie Dybeck and Samuel In.
26:57
May 11, 2019
What is Bruin Success?
Welcome to Bruin Success, the newest podcast to hit the UCLA campus and Bruin community. We’re here to deliver “life after UCLA” stories from fellow Bruins who have graduated and gone on to conquer the world in diverse industries all around the globe. Every Bruin has unique passions, interests, and experiences that have shaped their life path and career trajectory.  Our goal is to share those stories and career journeys from other Bruins just like you. Subscribe to the podcast, connect with us on social media and join us each week as we interview UCLA alumni for their advice and wisdom as you find your own success.
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May 11, 2019
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