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SAA: Chat With Alumni

Sept. 18

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Join a virtual chat with two #UNCalumni that are eager to give life and career advice. With SAA members in Chapel Hill and the Tar Heel network spread across the globe, students will have an opportunity to connect with alumni outside of the Triangle for mentorship, advice, career insights and even just to say hello. Students participating in this event can submit questions for the alumnus host via the online registration form. Once you have RSVP’d, an email will be sent to you prior to the meeting with how to log on to the virtual chat system.

 

Meet Your Hosts: Page Fehling '01 and Jake Fehling '02

Meet Jake Fehling ’02:

Jake has led a diverse career in marketing, public relations, talent development, and social media since 2002, spanning the sports business, life sciences and financial services industries. In 2017, he was finally able to leverage his obsession with Instagram into the roles of Vice President, Content & Social Strategy and now Vice President, Marketing, for Movement Mortgage in the Charlotte area. #Blessed.

From 2002-12, Jake directed international media operations for the USOC and USA Baseball. He tried – and failed – at getting baseball back into the Olympic Games, and he led the corporate merchandising operation for the USGA during that period as well (read: he put small logos on U.S. Open hats). In 2012, the Triangle Business Journal threw him a bone by recognizing him with a 40 Under 40 Leadership Award. Jake spent the next four years with KFA Search, recruiting executive-level talent for medical device, pharma and biotech companies, thus rounding out his theretofore un-rounded liberal arts-dominated career.

When he’s not writing long, boring bios, you can find Jake scrambling to keep up with his three kids and sleep deprived wife, Page. Together, he and Page host the podcast, “Date Night with Jake and Page,” and they also train individuals and corporate clients on personal and professional development. Their children rule their lives, however, and if you spend even a couple of minutes following their travails on social media, you’ll instantly feel better about your parenting skills.

Meet Page Fehling ’01:

Page hangs out with residents of the Queen City, weekday mornings from 4:30 – 9:00 AM, as Co-Anchor on the Fox 46 morning show, “Good Day Charlotte!”

Page grew up right outside of Washington, D.C., but has lived in North Carolina for more than 15 years. She graduated with a journalism degree from UNC and proceeded to spend two years with the Peace Corps in Honduras digging latrines. Her parents were thrilled at the results from four years of paying out-of-state tuition. Page’s life took an only slightly more glamorous turn when, upon completion of her Peace Corps service, she moved to New York City to wear navy blue polyester and make barely enough money to live on Ramen noodles as an NBC Page (yes, she was “Page-the-Page”). During that time, Page also met the man of her dreams over a “Dumb and Dumber” movie line quote-off. It was love at first sight.

Fast forward to today. Part-time hosting and reporting jobs in New York led to a full-time gig at WNCN in Raleigh and then to FOX 46 Charlotte. Her husband, Jake, their three knuckleheads and she now live on the same street as seven other members of her family, and if that doesn’t make you think they’re insane then maybe this will: Page loves waking up at 2:00 AM and bringing viewers their morning news every day.

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