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Being a reporter (12 13-12)

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Republican Reporter Liz Roman appearance at Media and Marketing for Middle School at Zanetti School in Springfield.

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Being a reporter (12 13-12)

  1. 1. Being a reporter Ser un periodista
  2. 2. About Me: <ul><li>I’m 28, married and the proud parent of an awesome cat named Jean-Luc. </li></ul><ul><li>I love Star Trek and Superman. One of the reasons I became a reporter was because by day Clark Kent is a reporter and by night he is a superhero! </li></ul>
  3. 3. More Me… <ul><li>life-long Springfield resident and have a home in Pine Point </li></ul><ul><li>Education: </li></ul><ul><li>-Central High School </li></ul><ul><li>- Holyoke Community College </li></ul><ul><li>-University of Mass, Amherst </li></ul>
  4. 4. My Career <ul><li>Started as an intern at The Republican in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Hired full-time at The Republican in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>One of only two bilingual reporters for The Republican and El Pueblo Latino </li></ul>
  5. 5. What I do… <ul><li>Talk, write and have a a lot of fun…. </li></ul><ul><li>The Republican </li></ul><ul><li>Masslive.com </li></ul><ul><li>El Pueblo Latino </li></ul><ul><li>Abc40 Fox News </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Republican <ul><li>I write articles about schools, healthcare, politics, poverty, race and tons of other stuff </li></ul><ul><li>I cover municipal government for East Longmeadow and Longmeadow </li></ul><ul><li>I write about good things happening in the community at schools, churches and local organizations </li></ul><ul><li>I interview politicians, school officials, teachers, senior citizens and kids like you </li></ul>
  7. 7. Masslive <ul><li>Write stories for the website </li></ul><ul><li>Create videos </li></ul><ul><li>Post photos </li></ul><ul><li>www.masslive.com </li></ul>
  8. 8. El Pueblo Latino/Abc 40 Fox News <ul><li>El Pueblo Latino is our Spanish weekly newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>-We write stories that are of interest to the Latino community </li></ul><ul><li>Abc 40: I do a weekly update of activities happening in Western Massachusetts over the weekend </li></ul>
  9. 9. What are you good at? <ul><li>Writing has always been something I’m naturally good at. Now I get paid to write everyday. </li></ul><ul><li>What is your passion? What do you love to do? Whether it’s drawing or dancing or science or history find a way to make a career out of it. </li></ul>

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