Author: Amanda Cabral

#TheRoundupCT Video Promo

#TheRoundupCT Video Promo

By AMANDA CABRAL | UConn Jour­nal­ism May 10, 2019  This video is a spe­cial social media pro­mo­tion­al adver­tise­ment made for TheR­oundupC­T’s newslet­ter. Senior mem­bers of TheR­oundupCT team each com­plet­ed an inde­pen­dent study project dur­ing the Spring 2019 semes­ter. I chose to cre­ate this video, star­ring Lucian Hat­field (The­atre Stud­ies, left), Sophia Pel­leti­er (Jour­nal­ism and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, middle)…

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Behind the Stories: How to Succeed in Hyperlocal News

Behind the Stories: How to Succeed in Hyperlocal News

In this edi­tion of our ‘Behind the Sto­ries’ pod­cast, UConn Jour­nal­ism seniors Aman­da Cabral, Madi­son Geerlof and Ryley McGin­nis talked with the edi­tors of three thriv­ing hyper­local news web­sites in Con­necti­cut:  Doug Hardy of CT News Junkie, Ron­ni New­ton of We-Ha.com, and Michael Dinan of the New Canaan­ite. The most pop­u­lar hyper­local news sites focus on…

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