Students gain experience with fall internships

Posted 9-18-2014 by Barrie Hill

Department of Communication students participate in a variety of internships with local companies, non-profits and media outlets to gain invaluable experience before graduation. During the Fall 2014 semester, students are interning across the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  

Broadcast majors are interning with a local television, radio and media outlets. Jimena Fraga is interning with KDFW - FOX 4. Dylan Fry, Brandon Gordon, Marlene Herrera, Parker Hillis and Grant McKinley are working with CBS Radio this semester. Froylan Guerrero is interning with local affiliate CBS Channel 11. Derek Guthrie Kaufman is working with UTA Movin’ Mavs.

Public relations majors are also gaining practical experience this fall. Fabian Brown is working with Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas. Mary McKena Honnoll is interning with Solkissed Swimwear while Jasmina Kazic is at TheCelebrityCafe.com. Vanessa Suarez is spending the semester at DFW International Airport, and Elizabeth Pugh is working with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, Elisa Tapia with Allied Integrated Marketing and ADVT and PREL double major Shelby Cummings with College Park District. JOUR and PREL double major Edrea Au is interning with the Red Balloon Network at Children’s Medical Center this fall.

Advertising majors have also landed coveted internships. Michael Colman II is interning with Moroch Partners and Hieu Duc Hoang with Atomic DC. Matthew Fomby is spending the semester with Texas Motor Speedway.

Journalism major Erik Velasquez is working with UTA Athletics.

Communication Technology major Michelle Do is spending the fall semester, working with Vietnamese Baptist Church of Arlington and Daniel Mancillas is working with Functional Food Center Inc.

Comm Studies major Kacie Everhart is interning with TheCelebrityCafe.com.