Recent Internship Experiences
|Nicole Panuccio ’15|
|WKTV – NEWS Channel 2, Utica, NY|
Nicole Panuccio, a Television-Radio major with a concentration in media production, interned Summer 2012 with WKTV – News Channel 2 Utica, the NBC affiliate for the Mohawk Valley of Central New York.
She wrote stories for air and practiced anchoring. She also shadowed news reporters and producers as they crafted stories and newscasts. Nicole was interested in writing news reports because she wanted to develop her writing skills. “It was helpful to be immersed in the news field. It aided my decision to pursue a career in broadcasting,” she says.
Nicole says she achieved her goals and had a great experience as an intern for this company. Interns have the opportunity to meet, assist and build connections with professionals in the broadcasting industry. Nicole had the chance to learn from her colleagues at the news station. “The professionals at WKTV were willing to answer any questions I had, and their advice was very helpful."