• My internship opened my eyes to a new career path0

    By Hallie Harvey I am forever grateful to For the Love of the Game Lacrosse (FLG) for what its internship program has taught me and the experience I will now carry into the rest of my life.  The entire FLG staff and community is incredibly welcoming and helpful and made my time with them feel

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  • Learning to write for radio: ‘a reboot and a shock’0

    By Caroline Klewinowski  Over the summer of 2020, in quarantine, my friend and I hosted a podcast. It kept me sane during the long months when the pandemic was really starting to hit. In the beginning of the fall semester, there was something that felt familiar about the idea of interning at a radio station.

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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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