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CARTER SCHAFFER'S PORTFOLIO

I hope you're having a great day!

I'm a Kansas State student majoring in journalism and minoring in economics and political science. I'm from Wichita, Kansas, and I've lived in Kansas almost all my life. Here you can find all my journalism projects and work, my resume and contact, and more! 

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Cater at the National Press Club

BEST OF MY PORTFOLIO

From the classroom to the Collegian to The Well News, click here for my short-and-sweet highlight reel.

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PHOTOGRAPHY & GRAPHICS

Check out my photography and graphics portfolio of news stories, astrophotography, classwork and more.

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PORTFOLIO OF WORK

Past. Present. Future.

ANDOVER'S BROADCASTING PROGRAM

In high school, I got the pleasure of working in our broadcasting class with other dedicated journalists and a brilliant teacher. I was lucky enough to visit Washington, D.C., through the class in November 2019 for the JEA competition and brought home the school's first award in a broadcasting category!

THE COLLEGIAN AT
KANSAS STATE

 I joined the Collegian — K-State's independent student publication — as a videographer, but added news writing and photography later in spring 2022.
I accepted the role of editor-in-chief in 2022 for my upcoming junior year, and I accepted the role again to serve through the 2023-24 school year.

THE FUTURE?

I would love to be a news editor or broadcast reporter after graduation and someday a broadcasting teacher after I gain more experience. Maybe I could make a name for myself and be my own boss. Who knows what the future holds?

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Cary Conover, my high school journalism teacher, gave me this quote at graduation.

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"Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us show up and get to work."