Q: Your name?
A: Christopher Richert
Q: At what school do you work?
A: Michigan State University
Q: What is your role?
A: General Manager of State News Media Group
Q: How long have you been in student media?
A: 24 years
Q: What are you most excited to work on this year at your student media organization?
A: To work with the students to explore new ways to innovate and grow our audience
Q: What’s a fun fact about you?
A: I was a producer for the Jerry Springer show and was a lead pyrotechnician for the Transformers movies filmed in Chicago.
Q: What’s something in student media you wish you could learn more about?
A: What other media independent groups are doing to continue financial sustainability
Q: What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited, and if you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
A: Costa Rica was my favorite place so far. I would love to go to Egypt.