Alumni in the News
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Emiliana Molina (BA Comm Studies, 2013) recently won a 2016 White House Correspondent Scholarship, and attended the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, meeting the Obamas. she graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in June and is now a reporter for Univision in Washington D.C.
Emiliana was born in Medellin, Colombia and moved to the US at age 10. A bilingual, curiosity-driven multimedia journalist with a focus on politics, she has covered the Iowa caucuses, Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Chicago, and the attempts to recall Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Molina earned her bachelors degree from FAU where she interned for NBC Universal/Telemundo 51 and worked at iHeart Media. Her passion to do meaningful journalism for the profession grew from her experience as news director for the student-run TV station, Owl TV. Shortly after graduation, Molina worked in Bogota, Colombia as a freelance video reporter for CM & la noticia. Follow her on Twitter.
Former OWL TV Station Manager Betsy Badell has just been hired as a reporter by Telemundo Boston. Betsy graduated from the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies in December 2015 and had been working at the Telemundo Network assignment desk for two years honing her skills for this on-air opportunity.
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