J-School grad lands oil industry reporting job

Andrew AtwalMichigan State University J-School graduate Andrew Atwal (BA-2012) recently landed a job reporting on oil markets for the Oil Price Information Service.
The service provides in-depth reporting on petroleum pricing and news. The service, which began covering the petroleum industry in 1977, has clients that include the top 200 oil companies, thousands of distributors, traders and government and commercial buyers of petroleum products.
Atwal says the position is heavy on database reporting and that the Knight Center environmental reporting class he took at MSU will serve him well in his new job
Since graduating from MSU in 2012, Atwal’s worked as reporter for a small daily newspaper in South Dakota, as well as an assistant editor for a newspaper in Atlantic City, N.J.