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Real Talk With RU

Nov 14, 2019

Denise Hnytka is a news anchor for WQAD News 8 in the Quad Cities. Denise got her first broadcasting job in 2006, after graduating from Western Illinois University. She started as a reporter for KMEG in Sioux City, Iowa, then moved to Wichita, Kansas to be the weekend anchor at KWCH in 2008.

Denise came to the Quad...


Oct 30, 2019

Caitlin Russell is the Senior Vice President at Russell Construction.  She joined the Russell team in 2009 as a Project Engineer and became a Project Manager shortly after.  In the last few years, she has transitioned from construction operations to real estate development leadership, and Vice President of the...


Ep. 38: Woman in Leadership - Changing the Narrative

Oct 30, 2019

Caitlin Russell is the Senior Vice President at Russell Construction.  She joined the Russell team in 2009 as a Project Engineer and became a Project Manager shortly after.  In the last few years, she has transitioned from construction operations to real estate development leadership, and Vice President of the...


Oct 7, 2019

As an aspiring dancer, Nurjahan Boulden was shot with an assault rifle in a random attack when she was 21 years old. She struggled with the physical and emotional impact of the shooting for years, believing that her dreams had been destroyed. She didn’t realize that the one night she thought had ruined her future...


Sep 23, 2019

Brandon Carleton is the author of the book titled, "Meaningful Again:  How One Pastor Questioned Everything & Found Comfort in Uncertainty."

He is a community organizer from Rock Island, IL, where he lives with his wife and son. He leads Connection Quad Cities, is the co-host the Ode to the Underdog podcast, and helps...