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July 17, 2018 at 10:51 am

Alumni News | Thompson Featured for Work on Ohio Brew Week

Brandon Thompson ’03 is featured in an OHIO Today article headlined “Alumnus keeps Athens traditions alive and thriving.”

Thompson earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the College of Arts and Sciences and B.S.C. in Audio Production from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University. He is the executive director of Ohio Brew Week and local DJ B-Funk

Throughout the year, thousands flock to Athens to enjoy the many unique annual events held on and off the bricks. From their live music, delicious food and local drinks, these treasured traditions are revived every year with the help of a few individuals, including alumnus and Athens native Brandon Thompson.

Thompson, BA, BSC ’03, plays a central role in two major events: He helps organizes the city’s Halloween festivities and is the executive director of Ohio Brew Week, which will take place July 13-21.

“The traditions give Athens character. People say, ‘Keep Athens funky,’ and I think that’s totally true,” Thompson said. “It’s kind of a funny place and having these signature things in Athens makes our events better than other ones.”

Read more in OHIO Today.

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