By Tara O’Donovan July 25, 2015 Now it’s crunch time. It’s time to get all stories, photos and videos in. Tensions are growing high now, but thankfully my team avoided all mishaps. I finished editing my broadcast on safety pretty quickly. Sound bites and layers! Professor Ricioppo complimented my work and told me that I … Continue reading Last minute details
By Tara O’Donovan July 24, 2015 I just want to go home. This camp was fun and informative, but that was not the case today. Woke up with a “salty” attitude and went to bed with a “salty” attitude. Knowing that I had a story to write, scripts to get edited, and cover an additional … Continue reading Just keep swimming
By Tara O’Donovan Bay Shore High School Centereach High School student, Solyman Hatami had two objectives when starting high school: get good grades and get involved as much as possible. Soon after school started, he began spending Friday afternoons in school long after classes had ended. “My freshman English teacher, Mr. Nielsen, besides looking like … Continue reading Solyman Hatami: Editor’s dedication and persistence pay off
By Tara O’Donovan July 23, 2015 Today the Greene gang took on the Long Island Ducks. It was fun at first, but I started to become filled with anxiety. I wanted to get all the footage and interviews I could. Team 3, aka Greene Eggs and Ham, worked hard till about the eighth inning without food … Continue reading Get ready, get set, DUCK!
By Tara O’Donovan July 22, 2015 The first of many lessons to come was learning to draft a story and the all power inverted pyramid. I already knew a lot everything. My advisor, Fish, taught me, but I never actually looked into news drivers. It was really interesting, because now I look at how a … Continue reading Learning it all on limited time
By Tara O’Donovan July 21, 2015 Writing for the school paper has always been an adventure from the start, but I have a special place in my heart for broadcasting. After winning an award at the Hofstra High School Journalism Awards I knew I found something I loved and seemed to be good at. Shooting … Continue reading Frame by frame
By Tara O’Donovan July 20, 2015 By Tara O’Donovan I couldn’t help but smile the whole car ride over. It’s a taste of college and I’m loving it. Of course not having my parents breathing down my neck is always a plus, but I miss my brother, best friend, and adorable(ish) dog. My young pup, … Continue reading Finally rid of my parents!