Author: Sean Boyle

How Hayley Tafuro ’16 turned her passion into an ascending career at NBC Sports

How Hayley Tafuro ’16 turned her passion into an ascending career at NBC Sports

By Sean Boyle | UConn Jour­nal­ism | May 3, 2019 A self-pro­­claimed “email nerd,” Hay­ley Tafuro (UConn Jour­nal­ism ’16) is paving the way for aspir­ing jour­nal­ists to break into the indus­try and rise at a major sports sta­tion. While Tafuro always knew she want­ed a career cov­er­ing sports, she nev­er could have imag­ined report­ing to NBC

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Why WNPR’s Frankie Graziano ’11 looks for the human interest angle in every story 

Why WNPR’s Frankie Graziano ’11 looks for the human interest angle in every story 

By Sean Boyle | UConn Jour­nal­ism | April 5, 2019 Grow­ing up, WNPR’s Frankie Graziano always dreamed of cov­er­ing sports and nev­er wavered in his deter­mi­na­tion to become a reporter. Along the way, Graziano real­ized that his pas­sion for cov­er­ing sport­ing events was root­ed in the per­son­al sto­ries he got to share and the rela­tion­ships forged with sources and listeners…

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