Alumni Profile: Trisha Shepherd
Trisha (Whitkanack) Shepherd, SNC Class of ’96, works as Marketing
Communications Manager for Riley Children’s Foundation, the
philanthropic arm of Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University
Health in Indianapolis. Her duties include editing Riley Messenger
magazine, creating and maintaining a Riley blog and assisting with many
publications and special events.
Trisha joined Riley in 2011
after working for 15 years as a television news journalist at WRTV in
Indianapolis, WHOTV in Des Moines, Iowa, and WCIA in Champaign,
Illinois. She received a Society of Professional Journalists first-place
award for Best Coverage of Minority Issues for a 2011 WRTV special
report on women in politics, and previously accepted Illinois
Broadcasters Association Silver Dome awards for her work in
investigative reporting and children’s issues.
Summa Cum Laude from St. Norbert College in 1996 with a B.A. in
Communications, Media & Theatre. Trisha continues to pursue her
acting interests with professional stage roles at Beef & Boards
Dinner Theatre in Indianapolis and frequent singing appearances. She is a
proud mother of three, and writes a parenting blog for IndysChild.com.
|Marketing Communications Manager
|Communications, Media & Theatre