How Chris Brodeur ’10 broke into a new medium with the ‘UConn Insider’ podcast

By RYAN KIM Novem­ber 9, 2018 With UConn bas­ket­ball sea­son pick­ing up this week­end, we take you around the horn with a local Con­necti­cut jour­nal­ist who knows a thing or two about cham­pi­onships here at the bas­ket­ball cap­i­tal of the world. His expe­ri­ence comes from right here in Storrs as a 2010 UConn grad­u­ate. Chris Brodeur, aCon­tin­ue read­ing “How Chris Brodeur ’10 broke into a new medi­um with the ‘UConn Insid­er’ podcast”

After 30 years, politics as ‘crazy’ as ever for Hartford Courant Capitol Bureau Chief Chris Keating

By Gino DeAn­ge­lis, UConn Jour­nal­ism Novem­ber 1, 2018 Chris Keat­ing has been report­ing on pol­i­tics in Con­necti­cut for near­ly 30 years. Since join­ing the Hart­ford Courant in 1990, Keat­ing has report­ed on every governor’s race since then. He even met Sovi­et Pre­mier Mikhail Gor­bachev dur­ing a head-of-state meet­ing with Pres­i­dent George H.W. Bush. “I’ve been [in Hart­ford] mostCon­tin­ue read­ing “After 30 years, pol­i­tics as ‘crazy’ as ever for Hart­ford Courant Capi­tol Bureau Chief Chris Keating”

How Hearst Connecticut reporter Kaitlyn Krasselt holds public officials accountable

By Cami­la Valle­jo, UConn Jour­nal­ism Octo­ber 19, 2018 Meet Kait­lyn Kras­selt, a mul­ti-tal­en­t­ed reporter for Hearst Con­necti­cut Media, an Ida­ho native and a triv­ia night host. Kras­selt was recent­ly pro­mot­ed to cov­er the guber­na­to­r­i­al race as a polit­i­cal reporter after three and a half years at Hearst. Over­all, Kras­selt’s work revolves around hold­ing pub­lic offi­cials account­able. Kras­selt notablyCon­tin­ue read­ing “How Hearst Con­necti­cut reporter Kait­lyn Kras­selt holds pub­lic offi­cials accountable”

Break the Huddle with Sports Journalist Sean Patrick Bowley

By RYAN KIM Octo­ber 12, 2018 Meet Sean Patrick Bow­ley, a do-it-all sports jour­nal­ist who is the edi­tor and pro­duc­er of Game­Time CT, Con­necti­cut’s pre­miere site for high school sports. Bow­ley said he did­n’t devel­op an inter­est in sports until the incep­tion of Mad­den NFL for the PC. Nowa­days, his day job involves a con­stant stream of high school sports. “Most ofCon­tin­ue read­ing “Break the Hud­dle with Sports Jour­nal­ist Sean Patrick Bowley”

Behind the Stories podcast: How three women journalists found success covering sports

Mol­ly Qer­im is the co-host of ESP­N’s ‘First Take.’ Sports­writer and author Karen Crouse works at The New York Times. Gab­by Lucivero is a sports reporter at NBC Con­necti­cut. These three women jour­nal­ists talked with UConn Jour­nal­ism stu­dents about how they found suc­cess cov­er­ing the male-dom­i­nat­ed world of sports.

Q&A with WTNH News 8’s Teresa (LaBarbera) Dufour ’01

Tere­sa (LaBar­bera) Dufour has held most jobs in a broad­cast news­room: reporter, pro­duc­er, anchor and host. Dufour says each of her job expe­ri­ences, begin­ning from when she was still a jour­nal­ism stu­dent at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Con­necti­cut, were invalu­able steps lead­ing her to the next opportunity.

Catching up with Award-Winning NYC Broadcast Journalist David Ushery ’89

By Melisa Fink, UConn Jour­nal­ism Feb­ru­ary 12, 2014 After land­ing com­pet­i­tive intern­ships at both The Hart­ford Courant and Los Ange­les Times while still a stu­dent at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Con­necti­cut, David Ush­ery rec­og­nized his call­ing in the news busi­ness. Ush­ery is now an Emmy-award win­ning news anchor at one of the lead­ing news sta­tions in NewCon­tin­ue read­ing “Catch­ing up with Award-Win­ning NYC Broad­cast Jour­nal­ist David Ush­ery ’89″