Category Archives: 2011 NYC Trip

Unsurprisingly Human

The last day of our trip ended with a bang or might I say a roar. Before departing the Big Apple we stopped by Discovery Channel Headquarters in NYC to meet with Brian Eley Director of Communications at Animal Planet. … Continue reading

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles. Oh yeah… Canoe too

After our visit to MTV networks and a quick cup of coffee we headed over to the Chase Financial Building to visit Canoe Ventures a media corporation headed by UVA alum David Verklin. Unfortunately Mr. Verklin had the flu and … Continue reading

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Keeps on going

Though the trip is over, we did so much that I just didn’t have time to blog about everything we did on the trip. So, expect a few more updates the following days. I like to think of it as … Continue reading

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M(edia Studies)TV Network(ing)

Yes I am a fan of cheesy puns if you couldn’t tell and I understand that this is one of my worst ones. But honestly it’s about as accurate as they come because when we went to MTV networks, we … Continue reading

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Reuters aka Reality Check

Though we learned briefly about what Thomson-Reuters does, they’re a news aggregator similar in some ways to Associated Press, Reuters served as a great opportunity to hear about the reality that is life in NYC an the media industry. Preston … Continue reading

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Disclaimer!

So unfortunately Internet is not cheap and difficult to find in NYC so I’ve been using my iPhone to blog. I apologize for all formatting issues and media problems. I’ll hopefully have them all fixed tonight. Hope you’re still enjoying … Continue reading

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So you thought NYC was center of the universe? Its actually Colbert…

Colbert was absolutely the theme of our day. Not only did we see how the intro to his show was made, but we also got meet with him in person for a Q&A and I personally got to go on … Continue reading

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