Author: Abigail Brone

Capturing news behind the camera with Fox 61 videographer Tom Maroney 

Capturing news behind the camera with Fox 61 videographer Tom Maroney 

By Abi­gail Brone, UConn Jour­nal­ism April 12, 2019 Tom Maroney nev­er planned to work as a jour­nal­ist, he just liked telling sto­ries and using a cam­era to do so. Maroney, a New York native, has worked as a cam­era­man at Fox 61 news for a decade. “As col­lege stu­dents tend to do, I took a left…

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Hearst Connecticut VP Matt DeRienzo talks online news, local versus corporate ownership

Hearst Connecticut VP Matt DeRienzo talks online news, local versus corporate ownership

By Abi­gail Brone |  March 8, 2019 Matt DeRien­zo began work­ing as a jour­nal­ist the day after his eigh­teenth birth­day. “I wrote a let­ter to the edi­tor of my local news­pa­per in Maine about a drunk dri­ver that hit and killed a friend of mine’s moth­er. I argued the bar that served the dri­ver should get…

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