Lover of dogs, Mexican food and traveling the country with her phone in hand, When Parker Navarro graduated from the University of North Carolina, she was just another former college athlete looking for an opportunity. Today, this lover of dogs, Mexican food and traveling with her phone in hand, is living a dream she didn’t… Continue reading Q&A with Parker Navarro
When I first enrolled in this class, I thought I was going to be possibly learning about social media, how to use it and make money from it. This entire semester Amy has taught me just that — and much more. As a budding journalist, I have a certain mindset about the industry and what… Continue reading Journalism knowledge + Entrepreneur mindset = FULL PICTURE
Marketing on social media is becoming one of the primary ways to establish an audience and reach potential customers. The problem I personally see with businesses and people who try and market on social media is they don’t know their audience and are using the platform wrong. As an avid social media user, I believe… Continue reading Marketing on Social Media? TWO things to think about
I believe freelancing is all about excelling when given an opportunity. Back in 2017, my sister was competing at the AAU Track and Field Club Championships in Orlando, Fla., so I reached out to the editor of Florida MileSplit, because I did plenty of (free) work for them in the past and asked for a… Continue reading Maybe Freelance is for me?
*Before, I get into anything I just want to congratulate the New England Patriots on their win in the Super Bowl* The Super Bowl is known for their funny and over the top commercials that go viral during and after the event. This year my favorite commercial was the Pepsi ad with Cardi B, Steve… Continue reading The WaPo’s Super Bowl Ad Doesn’t Address the True Problem in Journalism
I’m glad I’m not the only one who comes up with ideas of new inventions in their rooms but are too afraid to share because of how left the idea might be. When I think about how most of my ideas have entered my mind, it all starts the same: The innovation addresses a problem… Continue reading Everyone can have an idea
There was a time ten years ago where half the ways we consume news today did not exist. I credit this to the art of adapting. However, some people in the media industry are stubborn and afraid to take risks that can elevate their businesses. I mean, I can’t blame them. Who would want to… Continue reading Adapting can be scary, but successful
Being a proud member of Generation Z (often mistaken as a millennial), it’s very often that my first interaction with news is online and via apps. Whenever I think of the way my friends and I get our news, I think of legacy new sites linking to their articles through Twitter, someone posting a screenshot… Continue reading Digital Native-News is changing