• 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,”

  • The Romance of Wooden Boats

    The Romance of Wooden Boats0

    BY Keating Zelenke On the counters and tables inside the Frank M. Penney boat shop in Sayville, screwdrivers and rubber mallets marinate under a thin layer of sawdust in repurposed Chobani yogurt containers and old coffee tins. The smell of wooden spruce planks makes a cozy building feel cozier, and the iron wood-burning stove at