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WCNY welcomes new summer interns

WCNY welcomes new summer interns!

20140612_intern_sydneyName: Sydney Chalifoux

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

School: Syracuse University

Major: Broadcast Digital Journalism

Favorite Sesame Street Character(s): Cookie Monster

Sydney is thrilled to be a part of the WCNY team this summer to get first-hand experience in the ever-evolving field of broadcast journalism. Sydney will assist television producers at on-location shoots, and will write scripts for WCNY’s public affairs program Insight. All of her hard work this summer will bring her one step closer to her dream of becoming a red carpet reporter for E! News. Watch out, Giulianna Rancic!


20140612_intern_charlesName: Charles Curran

Hometown: Camillus, NY

School: Onondaga Community College

Major: TV Production

Favorite Sesame Street Character(s): Big Bird

Eager to have a career in television production, Charles knew an internship at WCNY would set him apart from the rest. In his role, he is responsible for transcribing interviews, assisting producers at on-location shoots, and working as a mentor for the “Where I Stand Project” with Syracuse University. Charles hopes to be sitting in the director’s chair for screenplays he has written.


20140612_intern_emilyName: Emily Doherty

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

School: St. Bonaventure University

Major: Strategic Communications and Digital Media

Favorite Sesame Street Character(s): Elmo

An internship at WCNY is the perfect place for Emily to begin her journey into the professional world of communications. Working with the WCNY Connect magazine team, helping with the WCNY Twitter scene (get tweets @WCNY), and working on feature articles are some of the exciting responsibilities she will have this summer.  Her dream is to work at E! News as head of public relations and as a reporter. Watch out, Catt Sadler!


20140612_intern_patrickName: Patrick Holland

Hometown: Oswego, NY

School: University of Kansas

Major: Economics

Favorite Sesame Street Character(s): Bert and Ernie

Putting leadership and management skills to the test is something Patrick is looking forward to. This summer he will be shadowing the director of membership, and will work on data entry and data analysis. Patrick is excited for what the future has in store for him and knows WCNY will help him put his best foot forward in the professional world.


20140612_intern_nickName: Nick LeRocha

Hometown: Baldwinsville, NY

School: Onondaga Community College

Major: Electronic Media Communications

Favorite Sesame Street Character(s): Oscar the Grouch

With a dream of becoming a well-known editor, Nick decided a summer internship would help bring him closer to his goal. Nick will assist producers at on-location field shoots,  and will assist with WCNY’s academic quiz show, Double Down.  Before you know it, you’ll see John’s name scrolling down the credits!


20140612_intern_johnName: John Losecco

Hometown: Fayetteville, NY

School: Towson University

Major: Film, TV, and Video

Favorite Sesame Street Character(s): Cookie Monster and Count Von Count

John is ready to show he has what it takes to excel in the field of film, TV, and video.  Shadowing producers, working at on-location shoots, and diving into the world of editing are just a few of John’s responsibilities. This opportunity will  help him achieve his dream of becoming a producer/director at HBO.

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