NYFA Broadcast Journalism Spring 2017 Graduation and Updates

Congratulations to the Spring 2017 1-Year Broadcast Journalism students, who graduated last Friday! A distinctive, and talented, group if there ever was one. They came to NYFA from (starting on the left) the Philippines; Guatemala; Alaska; Spain; France; New Jersey; Queens, New York (via Nigeria), Queens and Croatia.

Emilie Olsson is now working with Bonnier News in Stockholm, Sweden. When I asked her about the company, she wrote: “They also own Expressen and TV4. So I am a videoreporter at a magazine, web TV channel. Doing health, travel, food, cars and lifestyle.”
Bruna Beloch spent the past weekend covering the massive Rock in Rio music festival. And by the smile on her face, I think she had a good time. It also seems to be something of a family tradition, as her grandmother covered an international song contest for Correio da Manhã (I think it’s a newspaper) 60 years ago…
Last week, Kecia Gayle was out covering New York Fashion Week, which included attending the Laquan Smith Spring 2018 Collection Fashion Show. (That’s Kecia in the middle.)
Finally, on a personal note, a big “thank you” to the Zhejiang University of Media and Communications, for the opportunity to participate in the dedication of their new film production center in historic Wuzhen, China last week. It was a fascinating day…

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Published on: September 18, 2017

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