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Published on August 1, 2013, by in Internships, Journalism.

As you all know by now, things have been pretty slow for me these past couple of weeks but I’ve been doing my best to keep busy. Wednesday though, things changed when I got an awesome email from my managing editor. She told me that she finally got the “okay” for two interviews for me.

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Published on July 30, 2013, by in Internships, Journalism.

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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Published on July 29, 2013, by in Internships, Journalism.

I haven’t written in over a week now. It’s not because I’ve been busy but because I haven’t had much to write about. I’ve written several volunteer articles but there’s nothing out of the ordinary. I do want to share an experience I had middle of last week though. Before that though, let me just

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Published on July 22, 2013, by in Internships, Journalism.

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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Published on July 22, 2013, by in Internships, Journalism.

Production is wrapping up on the August/September issue, and as we get closer to print, the entire magazine is becoming real. Today, I had the opportunity to work with the production manager, Rob, with the layout and finalizing of the magazine. First, I used InDesign to convert all of the (99% done) pages to PDFs,

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