Alec Busse

Alec Busse is a senior majoring in journalism with a minor in Public Relations and a focus in Recreation, Sport and Tourism at the University of Illinois. Outside of the classroom, Alec has student experience working for the independent student newspaper, the Daily Illini, Big Ten Network StudentU. 

Professionally, Alec has reported on Illinois football and men’s basketball for Orange and Blue News, which is a part of the Rivals Network of websites. Alec has also interned for ESPN Radio 93.5 in Champaign on the Drive with Lon Tay and Derek Piper before eventually starting his own podcast “Inside the Arc,” which he does with another Illinois student journalist. In the summer of 2021, Alec was an intern for BVM Sports and Knup Sports where he wrote several articles a week on various topics and appeared on live web shows multiple times a week. 

Alec can also be seen on both UI7 live and Illini Sports Night, which is live on Tuesday nights at 9:00 p.m. CT. 

UI7 Live

Illini Sports Night


Web Stories

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