Sue Monaghan Rappold, KLN ‘91, KLN ‘03

Sue Monaghan Rappold

Sue Monaghan Rappold, KLN ‘91, KLN ‘03

  • Lew Klein College of Media and Communication

    • Alumni Association

      • Director at Large

Name: Sue Monaghan Rappold

Graduation Year: Bachelor’s degree 1992/Master’s degree 2003

Major: Journalism

Occupation, Company:
Former anchor/reporter KYW Newsradio (16 years) and WHYY radio and television

Describe your current occupation and if applicable, how was Temple the launchpad for your current position?
Temple University connected me with professionals in the field of broadcast journalism.  I was also able to gain experience through work at WRTI and through Temple Update

Why do you support Temple University and serve on the Klein Alumni Association Board?
Temple helped me build a successful career in the competitive field of broadcast journalism and I wanted to give back.

What excites you about the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication?
The school is always on the cutting edge of the latest and greatest in the communication field.  Students come out prepared to enter the field with the skills needed to succeed. 

What advice could you give someone looking to become more engaged with Klein College?
Just do it.  It’s a great way to stay connected to the school and meet other Klein graduates

What was your favorite memory while a student at Temple?
Receiving the Top Scholar award for my graduate work

Describe KLN students in one word: Grit