• Radio Is a Great Experience

    Radio Is a Great Experience0

    WSHU Managing Editor JD Allen Discusses Story with Sydney Corwin By  Sydney Corwin This semester I was a news intern with WSHU Public Radio. WSHU is based in Connecticut, but it has a Long Island Bureau with its office in the library. They have an internship program for Stony Brook students, which I learned about

  • Loving the Chaos of a Newsroom

    Loving the Chaos of a Newsroom0

    By Daniella Rodriguez-Rebolledo             During my time at The Messenger Papers, I have learned a great deal about print, writing and sticking up for yourself.             The weekly paper covers three townships: Smithtown, Islip and Brookhaven. Each of these townships receives the same copy of The Messenger, with the exception of a few township specific

  • Launching the Spirit of Communication

    Launching the Spirit of Communication0

    By Stamatina Douzenis                My story starts when I was born to a family that could pass for characters of My Big Fat Greek Wedding. It was practically a rite of passage for me to be the family’s translator – constantly alternating between English and Greek during doctors’ visits,

  • Finding a Path in PR

    Finding a Path in PR0

    By Izabelle Dessi             During this past semester I was given the opportunity to work with Skollar PR as an intern. Throughout the semester I was able to help with creating press releases, pitch letters, and pitch decks, sending emails to news outlets and clients, create publicity schedules for the clients (this includes a list

  • Covering the Arts at WSHU

    Covering the Arts at WSHU0

    By Janet Chow During my Fall 2022 Internship, I worked as an WSHU News Intern, covering arts, music, and entertainment news. I conducted interviews with organizations around Long Island and Connecticut. I wrote web copies and “cut and copies,” so the piece could be heard on the radio for their segment called “All Things Considered,”

  • Pine Beetle Eradication Plan Will Restore Devastated LI Parks

    Pine Beetle Eradication Plan Will Restore Devastated LI Parks0

    Vinny Ball | WSHU
    Suffolk County officials have unveiled their updated plan to limit the spread of southern pine beetles and to restore areas they’ve devastated.