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12/14/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Josh Croup, Broadcast Reporting Major
"In choosing Point Park, I also chose Pittsburgh. The city sold me on the school and vice versa."
12/6/2017 Students Gain First-hand Experience Working with AT&T SportsNet Production Crew
School of Communication students spent their Friday nights working behind the scenes with the AT&T SportsNet production crew for high school football broadcasts.
11/30/2017 Meet Charlene Bidula, Communications Manager for The Andy Warhol Museum
Bidula earned a B.A. in broadcasting and an M.B.A., both from Point Park University.
9/12/2017 Broadcast Reporting Major Josh Croup Wins Mid-Atlantic Emmy
Senior Josh Croup won in the College/University Student Production-Talent category.
8/4/2017 Behind the Scenes at WQED Multimedia with Point Park Alumni Alisyn Blackwell and Zak Boyle
Blackwell and Boyle discuss how the education and training they received at Point Park prepared them for professional success at WQED.
8/1/2017 High School Students Visit Point Park for Interactive Multimedia Storytelling Workshop
Students gained hands-on experience in the Center for Media Innovation, and visited PPG Paints Arena, PNC Park and KDKA-TV.
7/17/2017 Broadcast Major Sara Mackulin is a Media Relations Intern for the Pittsburgh Pirates
"Having this internship on my resume is definitely an eye-opener to potential employers and a strong demonstration of my abilities," Mackulin said.
6/21/2017 Francesca Fronzaglio Receives Media Association of Pittsburgh Scholarship
"To be recognized for my hard work makes being a broadcast reporting student extremely worth it," she said.
6/20/2017 Broadcast Reporting Alumna Kelly Sasso is a News Anchor for WTAE-TV
"Get involved in extracurricular activities, complete as many internships as you can and watch closely to see what your peers are doing. Your experience at Point Park will be what you make it," Sasso said.
5/11/2017 Communication Majors Attend National Broadcasting Conference in Las Vegas
Students got a first-hand look at the latest and advanced broadcasting equipment at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
4/25/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Maggie McCauley, Broadcast Reporting and Public Relations / Advertising Major
"I feel as though I've accomplished everything I set out to do (and more) in the past four years. I'm confident and excited for a new adventure."
4/7/2017 Students Enjoy Learning Dining Etiquette With a Side of Professional Networking
Point Park University’s Annual Etiquette Dinner allowed more than 50 students across all majors to network with employers while practicing their dining etiquette over appetizers and a gourmet meal.
4/3/2017 From Point Park to ABC News: Career Advice from Journalism Alumnus David Perozzi
"Keep cover letters short and resumes focused, dress conservatively for an interview, and Include your name and phone number in the subject line of an email," Perozzi said.
2/28/2017 2015 Alumna Caroline Collins is an Anchor and Reporter for WFMJ in Youngstown, Ohio
"At Point Park, you will learn from professors who have worked in the field, gain hands-on experience and have access to internships close to campus," said Collins.
2/17/2017 Students Go Behind the Scenes at Cleveland Cavaliers Game with Alumnus Fred McLeod
"Being able to learn from an alumnus working in the business is such a unique experience that we are all so thankful for," said student Kelsey Veydt.
1/26/2017 Point Park's Student Media Reports on the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.
Students representing The Globe, U-View and WPPJ traveled to Washington, D.C. to report on the Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, 2017.
1/11/2017 Students Represent Point Park's Center for Sports Media at Baseball Winter Meetings
During the meetings and job fair, Point Park students interviewed for internships and/or part-time or full-time jobs.
1/5/2017 Students Tour Museums, Supreme Court and Network with Alums in Washington, D.C.
School of Communication and Honors Program students visited the Newseum, Holocaust Museum, National Geographic Museum and Supreme Court Building during their trip.
12/19/2016 WPPJ Radio Earns National Recognition
For the seventh year in a row, WPPJ students are nominated for the annual college radio awards in New York City.
12/8/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Jacob Bergey, Broadcast Production Major
"Take advantage of all aspects of the city. Don’t spend all of your time studying or watching Netflix in your room. Get out once in a while."
12/6/2016 National Public Radio's Diane Rehm to Students: Listen, Fact Check and Seek Credible Sources
"It's glorious to be among students and those of us who are thinking about what comes next in journalism," Rehm said.
11/17/2016 Internship Profile: Trever Sheets, KDKA-TV
As a newsroom intern, Sheets has covered a variety of stories with KDKA reporters and photographers.
11/10/2016 Broadcast Legend Mike "Doc" Emrick Encourages Students to Chase their Dreams
“If one person learns not to give up and be confident of their abilities to do what they really want to do in their career as a result of me being here, I’ll be coming back,” Emrick said.
11/3/2016 Student Media Outlets Interview Attorney General Candidates at On-Campus Debate
"You only get to cover an election once in college, so for the candidates to come right to us on campus was awesome," said student Josh Croup.
10/21/2016 Pompeani Making Connections at Center for Media Innovation
Chelsea Pompeani is the new media innovation specialist at Point Park.
10/19/2016 Broadcast Reporting Major Mark Dovi Covers the 2016 Presidential Campaign Trail
"I have been credentialed for events with former President Bill Clinton, Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Party nominee Donald Trump," said Dovi.
10/11/2016 Bright House Sports Network and PGA Tour Entertainment Executives Visit Point Park
"We're here to help advise you on your career path," Chris Jadick said. "We'll share our background with you, but your career is what you make of it."
9/28/2016 Fred McLeod, NBA Announcer and Point Park Alumnus, Discusses Sports Broadcasting, Gives Career Advice
McLeod spoke to Point Park students in the new Center for Media Innovation Sept. 22.
9/13/2016 Fall Events at the Center for Media Innovation
Guest speakers include Richard Drew, Fred McLeod, Diane Rehm and others.
9/1/2016 Advice to the Class of 2020 at Convocation: Set Goals, Get to Know Faculty, Classmates and the Community
Members of the Point Park community offered advice to help guide the Class of 2020 on their new path as college students.
7/21/2016 Alex Grubbs Covers Stories on Capitol Hill During Internship with Media Research Center
"As a young college student, working on Capitol Hill is one of the best opportunities," said Alex Grubbs.
6/21/2016 Students, Alumni Share Experiences Working and Interning During the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Meet the Point Park University alumni and students who worked or interned for the Penguins this season.
6/14/2016 Broadcast Major Josh Croup Gains Real-World Experience Interning with Pittsburgh Pirates
"I’ve always been a fan of random baseball stats and numbers, and now I get paid to research stats for our broadcasters to use during games and for our game notes. It’s really cool," said Croup.
5/24/2016 Point Park Students Awarded Scholarships from the Pittsburgh NAACP
Blaine King, Rikkilee Rose, Sonya Rudolph and Maricca Spencer were honored May 5 at an awards dinner.
4/11/2016 Student Spotlight: Meet Maggie McCauley, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon Intern
"I coordinate with sponsors and vendors, keep track of and help pick out our merchandise, research sponsor information, and do various communications projects," McCauley says.
2/16/2016 2014 Broadcasting Alumna Kelsie Metzgar is the Johnstown Bureau Reporter for WTAJ-TV
"I received my job offer a week after graduating in December 2014. I credit my success in landing a job to some of the wonderful faculty at Point Park who supported me," said Metzgar.
2/9/2016 2015 Communication Alumnus James Hill is Special Assistant to Mayor William Peduto
"I witnessed immigrants become American citizens, met presidents ... truly amazing things. And, I get to hang out with The Pirate Parrot," said Hill.
1/25/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Kyle Anthony, Broadcast Reporting Major
Learn what Broadcast Reporting major Kyle Anthony love about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
1/12/2016 Students Connect with Employers for Internships, Jobs at Baseball Winter Meetings
Held in Nashville, Tenn., students attended a job fair with employers seeking interns, part-time and full-time employees for more than 400 positions.
1/8/2016 2014 Broadcasting Alumna Elena LaQuatra is WTAE's 4 the 412 Host and Miss Pennsylvania USA
"What I loved the most was that all of my professors were able to provide real-life advice from their careers," said LaQuatra.
12/21/2015 WPPJ Nominated for College Broadcast Awards
Students earned three nominations for ceremony in March.
12/21/2015 People of Point Park: Josh Croup, '18 Is Calling It Like It Is
Broadcast Journalism major Josh Croup, '18 has been pursuing a career in sports broadcasting since his days in little league.
12/18/2015 Internship and hard work advance alumna’s career to promotions manager for CBS Radio
2010 alumna Kayla Seybert is the promotions manager for Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan and NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.
12/3/2015 Bill Hillgrove, Greg Brown, Paul Steigerwald Lead 'Voices of Pittsburgh Sports' at Point Park
Veteran Pittsburgh play-by-play broadcasters told stories from their careers and offered advice to students.
12/3/2015 Public Relations and Advertising Students Attend PRSSA Conference in Atlanta
Students networked with industry professionals, learned about PR case studies and strategies, and visited the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola.
10/21/2015 Point Park University announces new Center for Media Innovation
Floor-to-ceiling glass walls, flat-screen televisions and a digital ticker will offer a New York City-style media hub where passersby can be entertained and informed as students learn their craft.
10/19/2015 Center for Sports Media Connects Point Park Students with Leading Sports Executives
Fall 2015 lineup featured Leah Brown and Alan Mason (Bright House Networks), and M.B.A. alumna Krystin Roczko (Reebok-CCM Hockey).
10/6/2015 2013 Alumna Celina Pompeani Wins Emmy
Pompeani, 23, is one of the youngest in the Mid-Atlantic Chapter to receive an Emmy.
9/28/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Thria Devlin, Broadcast Reporting Major
Learn what broadcasting major Thria Devlin loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
9/25/2015 Students Gain Workplace Experience, Make Industry Connections During Summer Internships
Point Park students interned for Ernst & Young, Prudential, WQED, KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh Riverhounds and more.
9/8/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Broadcast Reporting Major Blaine King
Learn what broadcast reporting major Blaine King loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
9/3/2015 Alumni Profile: Meet Rebecca Kuzar, Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial
2009 alumna is responsible for the marketing initiatives of the Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial.
9/2/2015 Transfer Student Gains Writing, Editing Experience During Internship at Tribune-Review
"I want to be a storyteller. I have always loved telling and listening to stories and that's why I love journalism," said Phillip Poupore, journalism major.
9/1/2015 Convocation Speakers Welcome, Inspire Point Park University Class of 2019 to Make Connections
Freshmen and transfer students kicked off the beginning of their academic journey at Point Park by attending the University’s annual Convocation ceremony at the Sheraton Station Square.
8/17/2015 Point Park Experience Prepares Broadcast Student to Succeed at WQED Internship
Meet Aubrey Henken, a junior double majoring in broadcast reporting and broadcast production and media management.
7/31/2015 Brittany Lauffer Gains Interviewing and Reporting Experience as KDKA-TV News Intern
"I knew I wanted an internship in news because I was extremely unsure if that was the path I wanted to pursue. I looked at the three major news stations in Pittsburgh and saw the internship program at KDKA," said Lauffer.
7/10/2015 Broadcast Majors Gain Real-World Experience During Internship at Washington Wild Things
Blaine King and Don Noel Ranasinghe describe how this internship is providing real-world experience and helping them reach their career goals.
7/8/2015 High School Students Visit Point Park for Summer Media Workshops
Students learned about interviewing, writing and editing, and networked with professionals from the Tribune-Review, Consol Energy Center and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
6/18/2015 Broadcast Reporting Alumna Lindsey Watson is an Anchor/Producer at WDTV
"Living in Downtown Pittsburgh and being so close to three award-winning television stations influenced my decision to come to Point Park," said Watson, who earned a B.A. in broadcast reporting in 2013.
6/5/2015 Alumni Profile: Meet Chris Hoffman, Multimedia Journalist at WCTI-TV
"The education I received at Point Park prepared me very well for my job," said Hoffman.
5/8/2015 AIU Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Point Park during Spring Apprenticeship
During the spring semester, students created posters and videos for the Give Wishes Wings campaign and toured Brunner.
5/5/2015 Student Emily Brak Awarded Women's Press Club Scholarship
"Receiving this award is such an honor. It is amazing to think that I have received an award from an organization that has been around since 1891," said Brak.
5/4/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Alex McCanna, Public Relations and Advertising and Broadcasting Double Major
Learn what Sophomore Public Relations and Advertising and Broadcasting double major Alex McCanna loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
2/17/2015 Broadcasting Alumna Mary Ours is a Weather Anchor/Reporter at WTOV-TV
"I loved every second of going to school in Downtown Pittsburgh," said Ours.
2/16/2015 Internship at WJAC-TV Leads to Full-Time Job for Alumnus Hunter Tresnicky
"I just have to say how thankful I am to have so many great professors who have prepared me for the real world and made me ready to take a professional job even while finishing my degree," said alumnus Hunter Tresnicky.
1/29/2015 Alumni Profile: Meet Ashley Murray, Multimedia Editor, Pittsburgh City Paper
"I learned about reporting, interviewing, AP Style, copyediting, audio and video editing and videography. I use all of these skills every day at work," said Murray.
1/19/2015 Point Park Students Network with Industry Professionals at Baseball Winter Meetings
Students Nick Turgeon, Josh Croup and Nate Sphon represented Point Park's Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing at the meetings and job fair, Dec. 7-11.
1/16/2015 WPPJ Nominated for College Radio Awards
WPPJ students head to New York in March for the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference.
1/9/2015 Wood Street Communications Provides Real-World Experience for Students
Wood Street Communications offers high-level public relations and advertising solutions to non-profit organizations in the Pittsburgh area.
12/18/2014 2013 Alumna Celina Pompeani is the TV Host for the Pittsburgh Penguins
Watch a behind-the-scenes video to learn what it's like working for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
12/11/2014 Covering Conflict Topic of High School Media Day Workshop
This year's program featured interactive workshops that explored how to cover controversial media stories. Keynote speakers included Michael Fuoco and Carmen Gentile.
12/2/2014 Communication, History and Honors Students Travel to Washington, D.C.
Students and faculty explored media and history in the nation's capital during the fall semester.
11/25/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Sarafina Brooks, Multimedia Journalist at WTOV-TV
"I was impressed with the number of real-world professionals teaching courses and lending their experience to every lesson," Brooks said.
11/25/2014 Rock-A-Thon Provides Hands-On Opportunities for WPPJ Students
Point Park student DJ's hosted WPPJ's 34th annual Rock-A-Thon — 67 hours of non-stop radio broadcasting outside of the Point Cafe in Lawrence Hall, Nov. 4-6.
11/24/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Jason Elrod, Editor, MTO Productions
"Point Park’s cinema program is one of the few in the country that allows you to start handling equipment and shooting films in your first year," said Elrod.
11/11/2014 Alumnus is Assistant Director of Athletic Video Productions at Baylor University
Meet 2012 alumnus Matthew Desmond, a double major in broadcasting reporting and broadcast production and media management.
10/24/2014 Dual Degrees in Broadcasting and Education Help Alumna Land Teaching Position
Alumna Alicia Lyons recently landed the position of communications teacher at Belle Vernon High School.
6/20/2014 U-View Newscast Production Class Prepares Students for the Real World
Team taught by adjunct instructors Michelle Wright, anchor and reporter at WTAE-TV, Maria Kakay, M.A. in journalism in mass communication alumna and a producer at WQED-TV, and Paul Coatsworth, Point Park University's studio supervisor, the class operates like a real newsroom.
4/17/2014 Student Journalists Receive First-Place Awards at Annual Conference
Four students earned first-place awards and two were named category finalists at the SPJ conference.
4/1/2014 WPPJ Earns Top Honors at College Radio Awards
Student staff members earned two first-place awards at the annual awards presentation held in New York.
1/13/2014 2012 Alumnus is Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for Erie Otters Hockey
Aaron Cooney serves as the play-by-play announcer for all Erie Otters broadcasts.
11/14/2013 School of Communication Hosts High School Media Day For Prospective Students
More than 250 high school students visited Point Park for the School of Communication's High School Media Day.
10/29/2013 Degree in Broadcasting Lands Alumna Nikki Porter On-Air Job at WDTV/WVFX
Porter said she fell in love with Point Park after attending a High School Media Day program.
9/11/2013 Broadcasting Alumna Sarah Pisciuneri is an Evening Anchor at WVNS-TV
Pisciuneri says that Point Park gave her the tools she needed to land her first job.
6/28/2013 High School Students Explore Careers in Journalism at Summer Media Workshops
Students networked with media professionals from the Tribune-Review, CW Pittsburgh, toured PNC Park, Consol Energy Center and Stage AE during the week-long sports and arts and entertainment workshops.

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