School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Maggie Day heads for Bahrain startup

Posted on: February 4th, 2013 by

Maggie Day

Recent graduate Maggie Day has completed preparatory work in London and will soon be in Bahrain for the startup of a Bloomberg Television project that will result in an Arabic language business news network.  

Day, from Fayetteville, Ark., received her bachelor’s degree in May. She was a member of the Sally McConnell Barksdale Honors College and served in many student leadership roles, including a year as a cheerleader. She was also elected as Ole Miss homecoming queen her senior year. In addition, she was a reporter, anchor and news manager of NewWatch, the campus TV news program.

Day’s initial assignment with Bloomberg, which is based in New York, was in London to familiarize her with international broadcast bureau operations.