Recently, I began my internship at Wisconsin Public Radio for the summer. Then, this summer it occurred to me that I rarely listen to public radio until I found 2 Dope Queens hosted by two black women. The stand-up comedy series features The Daily Show’s senior correspondent Jessica Williams and comedian Phoebe Robinson. The WNYC Podcast features a diverse array of comedians who are friends … Continue reading WNYC’s ‘2 Dope Queens’ is a hit!
Inspiration and ideas come into our lives in various forms. Experiences, conversations, and the media in our lives can all act as guides to refreshing thoughts. I believe in the concept of recycling, but at times we need to be willing for the trial and error approach. After conversing with many colleagues and mentors, I found empowerment with announcing concepts running through my mind. At … Continue reading Never Be Afraid to Share Your Own Ideas
Wednesday morning I woke up feeling a sense of pride, motivation, and a lack of accomplishment- not because I believe I did not do enough, but because I believe I can do so much more. Traveling to New York City for free, enjoying the Grand Hyatt New York at no costs, attending inspiring conference sessions, and speaking to some phenomenal professionals in the media and/or … Continue reading Networking in NYC for the Emma L. Bowen Summer Conference 2015
After last Summer, I am excited to return to Wisconsin Public Radio and work with the Online Content team. I believe it is where my interest lies, both in academics and career wise. I am looking forward to exploring what it means to be a “digital journalist” as opposed to a “traditional journalist.” I look forward to gaining more knowledge about the technical aspects of … Continue reading Beginning the Summer as an Intern for a Public Radio Station