Author: Sydney Mazur

How The Day’s Carlos Virgen fell forward into digital journalism and an award-winning podcast

How The Day’s Carlos Virgen fell forward into digital journalism and an award-winning podcast

By Syd­ney Mazur, UConn Jour­nal­ism April 19, 2019 Meet Car­los Vir­gen, the dig­i­tal news direc­tor at The Day in New Lon­don, Con­necti­cut. He is not your tra­di­tion­al jour­nal­ist. Orig­i­nal­ly from Cal­i­for­nia, Vir­gen stud­ied graph­ic design and worked in a law firm until one day a friend who pub­lished a Los Ange­les inde­pen­dent alt-week­­ly hired him as…

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