Blog Archive, WJMC 2017

WJMC Day Three

July 11, 2017 9:37AM

Rene Marsh, Aviation Correspondent for CNN, and Michelle Marsh, Anchor for ABC channel 7, talked to us about how to gain respect and make an impression as a female in the journalism industry. As well as taking care of yourself, in an industry that is so fast paced.

“You get respect when people think you know what you’re talking about”

11:07AM

David Culver, Reporter for NBC4, stressed about how building relationships is important to finding and covering compelling stories. He has been to Cuba 5 times to report on major events, and is allowed a visa to access these situations because he has a relationship with the Cuba Government.

“You have to have ambition and drive”

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3:48PM

April Ryan, White House Correspondent, noted that journalism is a tough job to have, especially in The White House. Due to reporters being the enemy and getting attacked.

“By suppressing the press, the public doesn’t know what is going on”
“It is not what they call you, but what you answer to”

7:28PM

Kevin McCarthy, Entertainment Critic for Fox News, told us to ask questions even if you think the answer is no, which is exactly how he got into the industry. He has interviewed A-List actors and directors now for years all because he took a chance and asked a question.

“Do what you love and the money will follow”

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