HPU Senior Gains Valuable Experience with Internship at WHGP Fox8

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 21, 2010 – Tony Gutowski, a senior majoring in communications at High Point University, recently interned as a sports production assistant at WGHP FOX8 in High Point, N.C.

As part of his internship, Gutowski was responsible for producing, editing, logging and recording game highlights and interviews, developing show scripts, organizing video archives, and assisting in live studio productions. He also was given the opportunity to travel and assist in weekly on-location shoots, including high school and Carolina Panthers football games and college athletic press conferences. 

“This experience has given me an up-close look of what it takes to work in television and be successful on a daily basis,” says Gutowski. “It has also allowed me to develop relationships with experienced individuals from which I have gained both personal tips on how to succeed, and references toward future job opportunities.” 

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at highpoint.edu. 

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration



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