JENNIFER DAVIS

WRITING SAMPLES

"Bob Woodruff's New Reality"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine

For this cover story, Jennifer traveled to the ABC Headquarters in New York City to interview ABC News' Bob Woodruff following his head injury while in Iraq covering the war.

Reality TV


"Real Wolverines on Reality TV"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine
 
This cover story takes a behind the scenes look at the experiences of University of Michigan graduates who have appeared on reality TV shows like "The Bachelor" and "The Real World."

 

 


Christine Lahti


"From Hope to Grace"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine


For this cover story, Jennifer traveled to Los Angeles to visit actress Christine Lahti on the set of the television show 'Jack and Bobby' and interview her about her career and her life.

 



"Barbie at 50"
Arthritis Today website

America's most beloved plastic beauty hits a milestone.  Jennifer takes a fun-filled, but educational look at what Barbie should be doing to stay healthy.



"A Medical Mystery Solved"
Arthritis Today website


From the moment he came into the world, Jacob Whelan wasn’t well. His fingers were strangely swollen, and he had small puss-filled bumps on his hands. He cried out in constant pain. The worst part was that nobody knew why. Then came the answer.


Gridiron Chefs


"Gridiron Chefs"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine

This cover story features interviews with several chefs, well known nationally and in their own communities, and focuses on tips and recipes to whip up easy and delicious items for tailgating at football games.


Google


"A Page in History"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine


A profile of Larry Page, one of the founders of Google. After it was published, Mr. Page contacted the magazine's editor to praise the story, and say he thought it was well done.

 


Bloggers


"Blog"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine


This cover story examines the growing phenomenon of blogging. It features interviews with people writing personal and professional blogs and looks at why they do it and who's reading them.


 


In the Present


"In the Present"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine
 

A profile of popular Olympic swimmer Eric Namesnik and the loving family he left behind following his tragic death in a car accident.

 


Road to the White House


"The Road to the White House"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine


This cover story features several University of Michigan graduates working on various presidential campaigns.

 


Hispanic Business

"The Jury's Still Out"
Hispanic Business Magazine


A profile of the nation's first hispanic Attorney General and what his appointment means to the Latin American community.
Tuba Player


"Cue the Tuba"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine

For this profile, Jennifer traveled to Philadelphia to interview the first woman chosen to play the Tuba in a major national orchestra. And Carol Jantsch managed to do it at the age of 21.


War Stories

"War Stories"
Michigan Alumnus Magazine

The story of University of Michigan graduates risking their lives to serve their country in war zones around the world.