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Alumni Board of Directors: Spotlight on Mark Jahnke

Name: Mark Jahnke

Graduation Year: 2001

Major: Broadcasting

Current Position: VP, Engineering and Technology at SCETV (SC Educational TV)

City and State: Columbia, SC

Tell us about your career and what you do now.

I find solutions to complicated technical issues for the state of SC relating to broadcasting and IT security for the PBS and NPR affiliates.

What is your favorite memory from Evangel?

My friends! Staying up all night playing games, studying and watching movies.  Working on TV projects in the studio for hours on end.

How did Evangel help you identify/develop your calling?

Evangel gave me the ability to be involved in everything. Volunteering for taping Harvest Fest and Spring Fling, football and basketball games. Using my skills to create TV shows and movies that aired on ETV

How did your experience at Evangel prepare you for life after graduation?

By utilizing my skills and volunteering for everything, I was able to grow and develop these skills and talents.

What advice would you give a current student preparing for the workforce?

Volunteer for everything available to you. Take the book knowledge you have been given and apply it! 

What would you look for if you were in a position to hire new graduates from Evangel?

I look for integrity, knowledge, and eagerness. Give me someone with a willingness to DO and they will become successful.