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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Alumni Updates

Celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of our prestigious alumni


Featuring: Josey (Heller) Hammer 



December 1, 2017


JenRus Freelance is excited to announce the hiring of Josey (Heller) Hammer as Project Manager for the company.  Josey is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Mass Communications and Photojournalism. 

One of her roles will be fostering projects for the ProjectWeKan crowd funding site, through a partner initiative with the Kansas Sampler Foundation.  If you represent a non-profit or community project that could benefit from a crowd funding platform, please go to www.projectwekan.com.  ProjectWeKan can be a great way to reach out-of-town contributors and/or be used as a match for Dane G. Hansen funding or other grant requests. 

Before joining JenRus Freelance, Josey operated her own photography studio, Photos by Josey, in Portis, Kan.  She specialized in wedding and engagement photography for 10 years, as well as graphic design and marketing. Originally from Hunter, Kan., Josey is married to Scandia native, Jeffrey Hammer, and they have two boys, Hutchins (7) and Halden (3).

JenRus Freelance is marketing company located in Courtland, KS.  The company specializes in marketing, website development, graphic design, economic development, and social media marketing through avenues like Facebook.  Josey joins the already existing staff of Luke Mahin and Jenny Russell. To learn more visit, www.jenrusfreelance.com.