"My experience with student media like U-View and The Globe were vital in preparing me to be the one-man band that is a multimedia journalist. Those groups pushed me to refine my writing and video skills and to find my own stories to tell — independence is vital as a reporter in a small town," said Casey Hoolahan '18.
"I left Point Park as an intrepid reporter after four years of tough love from the journalism professors. They pushed me to step out of my comfort zone to get the story. When I left I felt ready to tackle every story thrown at me from the tearjerkers to the hard-hitting investigative pieces that create change." — Kalea Hall '13
"I chose Point Park because from the moment I started looking at this school, I knew it would provide me with exceptional hands-on experience both inside and outside of the classroom," said School of Communication student Marlee Pinchok.
Since graduating from Point Park in 2016, Brittany Lauffer has worked as a multimedia journalist for Erie News Now, and is currently the deputy director of communications for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Point Park University welcomed Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to its Center for Media Innovation Feb. 1 for a public listening session on gerrymandering and redrawing fair congressional districts on the state's map.
Friday, September 22, 2017
In its second year of operation, Point Park's Center for Media Innovation continues to provide hands-on experience and networking opportunities for students in a variety of majors.
"The classes I took required that I go out and shoot and write stories on tight deadlines - sometimes solo, sometimes in a team - which is the exact skill you need when you take your first job," said Sasso.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
"Thanks to my knowledgeable professors and hands-on classes at Point Park University, I am living my dream! I am currently a television news anchor and reporter in my hometown viewing area, a station I grew up watching," she said.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
"Point Park is one of the best schools to get an education if you're ready to work ... Not only will you have professors who are qualified in their respective fields, but also you will meet people who are as dedicated as you. I've learned so much in my two years so far, and I wouldn't be the person I am today without this school," he said.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
"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," she said.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
"My Point Park experience is truly memorable. The people I've met, the friends I've made and the teachers who had to put up with me made my experience. Learning from professors who truly care about you is the best experience any student could ask for," he said.