Alumni Stories

At IPR, we are very proud of our graduates. These hardworking and talented individuals have proven that they can pursue an educational goal and see it through to its completion, despite any challenges they had to face along the way.

Alumni Spotlight: Brandon McCollum, Nice Guy Entertainment

Brandon McCollum is a 2017 graduate of IPR’s Sound Design for Visual Media program. Brandon is owner of Nice Guy Entertainment, which helps artists with audio production, engineering, sound design, promotion and management. How did the idea of Nice Guy Entertainment come to be? How did your idea for your company change over time? This …

Small Business Saturday: Jill of all Trades/HUB Entertainment

Rhaelee Gronholz is an IPR graduate of the Audio Production and Engineering and Live Sound and Show Production programs. Since graduating, she has started her own staging company and has worked alongside well-known venues in the Twin Cities live sound and performance arenas. Rhaelee currently works at a local church in addition to Crooner’s Lounge …

Alumni Spotlight: PJ Mack

PJ Mack graduated from the Sound Design for Visual Media and Digital Video and Media Production programs at IPR in August of 2017. Since then, he has gotten off to a quick start in the industry. “PJ is professional, friendly, and extremely knowledgeable,”  reported Connor Callahan of 514 Studios. Connor hired PJ for a recent high-end commercial shoot, “He …

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