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  • Creating engagement on social media0

    By Ryan J. Ferguson This summer, I interned at Stark Media Group in Riverhead, New York. Co-owners Kelsey Stark and Michelle Hulse were wonderful to work with. Their business is a social media marketing agency on the East End of Long Island that offers a wide range of promotional services to local companies. I had

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  • You Got to Start Somewhere0

    By Aaron Viltres When I transferred to Stony Brook, I came in with plenty of work experience, but I stressed and struggled over landing an internship related to my major. That quickly changed when I attended the journalism career fair in Fall 2019. This being my first career fair within the major, I didn’t know

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  • Learning to breathe, and other tricks of radio reporting0

    By Brianne Ledda I probably don’t need to say this, but Spring 2020 was an unusual semester.  I don’t believe I can describe the tension at Stony Brook University in early March, the week before spring break, as the world became aware of the onrushing COVID-19 pandemic. I have never seen anything like it, and

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  • Changing Horses in Midstream0

    By Matt Cataruzolo My JRN 488 experience was probably a little different than most. The COVID-19 pandemic caused World Wide Sports Radio Network, the internet radio network I was co-hosting/interning for, to go on an indefinite hiatus. I, like many others affected by the pandemic, felt scared, nervous, and out of options.  As I analyzed

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