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Alumna Putt Stays Busy While Being Stay-At-Home Mom

A 2001 IUP Communications Media graduate with three young sons is putting her degree to work by enjoying some freelance writing and radio work with Renda Broadcasting, Inc. Christina Putt, a native of Indiana, was a recent host and cohost of the Open Mic program, a live news talk show on Renda Broadcasting.

Putt enjoys her radio work, but writing is her passion. She is currently building her resume as a writer and has already gained recognition through several publications in the Tribune- Review’s Focus section, as well an on-line column for the Indiana Gazette. She also is a contributor to She has extensive experience writing in varied genres, including news stories, editorials, short stories, press releases, and more.

As Putt’s career progresses, she plans on networking with other writers and becoming published on a wider scale, eventually hoping to turn it into a way of earning a living. She also plans on continuing radio broadcasting and wants to help to continue expanding live, local radio in her community.

Putt’s work is available at, and also at the Indiana Gazette.

By Zachary Salopek

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