The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Mike gets his dream job

New grad wins ESPN competition

Landing that first job after college can be difficult, and usually most young people have to work their way up the career ladder — from the bottom rung.

But Mike Hall is not most young people.

The recent graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia, and member of Faith Lutheran Church, Glen Ellyn, Ill., was hired for his "first real job" on national TV. As the winner of the popular ESPN reality show Dream Job, Hall beat out more than 10,000 people hoping to become an anchor on the cable channel's SportsCenter.

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