Alicia Alford

  • Recent Unemployed Becoming a 'Class' of Their Own

    Recent Unemployed Becoming a 'Class' of Their Own

    By Alicia Alford Last year at this time Patricia Brown was a television producer in one of the top markets in the country. Today, she's back in the classroom, pursuing a career in education. Just like more than 7 million other Americans, the recession left Brown without a job. Determined not to develop a "woe is... Continue Reading

  • Confessions of a TV Newsroom Intern

    Confessions of a TV Newsroom Intern

    This is what I "get" to do as a television news intern: Go out on shoots in all kinds of weather, log hours of video, catch random sightings of Al Sharpton and, oh yeah, work side-by-side with the people I aspire to be. I do way more than what's required of the average college intern, and that's why it's taken... Continue Reading

  • I Have a Journalism Degree, Now What?

    I Have a Journalism Degree, Now What?

    Being born in New York has been both a blessing and a curse for recent grad Samantha Manning. As a broadcast journalism major at Hofstra University in Long Island, NY, she has had the opportunity to intern in the number one media market in America. Despite interning for networks like ABC, as well as being the... Continue Reading