2009 - Emmy certificate for contributions to GMA’s daytime win for “Best Morning Program”
2009 - Hearst Journalism Award Championship Finals: 2nd place (multiple stories)
2009 - Hearst Journalism Award: Best use of television for news coverage (Sesnon Fire, Hit-and-Run)
2009 - Society of Professional Journalists: National finalist - TV News photography (Sesnon Fire)
2008 - Scripps Howard Foundation: Top Ten journalism award
2008 - Hearst Journalism Award: First round recognition (multiple stories)
What are the top three skills journalism students should learn in college?:
The bottom line on this question is you need to be good in all areas, very well-rounded, experienced, and eager to grow and learn with the times. That said, these skills are in demand:
Multimedia writing - you will need to feed multiple platforms, and be deft in doing so
Multimedia shooting - different platforms require different composition
Multimedia editing - know what works best for each story, in each medium
..do you sense a theme here?
What were your duties at ATVN? :
How did ATVN prepare you for your career?:
What is your advice to aspiring journalists?:
What should graduates keep in mind when negotiating their first job?:
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