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”
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”
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”
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”
Vanessa de la Torre, a reporter for Hartford’s public radio station WNPR, covers race and culture as part of a radio collaborative called “Sharing America.”
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.
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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.
Alex Martin is the social engagement manager at Silicon Valley Business Journal. He graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Political Science.
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″