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Sadly, my summer internship at WTOP has come to a close today as I prepare to enter my fourth and final year at High Point University. It has been an amazing nine weeks and I’ve gained so much through my experiences inside and outside the newsroom through interviews, shadowing and writing practice. Highlights of my

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I had the amazing opportunity of assisting a reporter who covered the sentencing of Thomas Gore, a former campaign aide to current D.C. mayor Vincent Gray, last Friday. Gore was accused of committing campaign finance violations and destroying evidence, sentencing him to sixth months in jail along with another six months in home detention. Gore

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It has been a few weeks filled with various tasks and assignments including a unique visit to the newsroom from HPU! Pam Haynes, along with a couple photographers and videographers, visited the newsroom early Tuesday morning to take photos and conduct an interview with me about my experience here at WTOP. They also interviewed Amanda

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This week I had the opportunity to assist a reporter on a story outside of the newsroom. I was able to return to the National Zoo for the debut of the newest addition to the elephant exhibit, Bozie. Bozie has been reunited with one of the Zoo’s other elephants, Shanthi. Records indicate Shanthi and Bozie

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It’s been a busy week here at WTOP with a variety of assignments I have taken on. The good news is: hard work pays off. I have been featured on the WTOP website twice this week, both with a picture and an article. Earlier this week, Nabisco released the watermelon Oreo, their new summer flavor

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