This photo captures the ferocious nature of our athletics program and since it is the newest Tiger statue on campus (outside of SECU Arena), it also symbolizes the bright future ahead. I got a close-up view of the Tiger to get an alternate angle and make it seem like it was right in my face, ready to strike. This is intended to draw the reader in or catch them off guard. Photo by Brian Baublitz Jr. / Towson University student.
This is a picture of my friend Melanie Slusar who sits next to me in Family Studies class. Her outgoing and upbeat behavior is captured in putting her personal spin on this portrait. The portrait has soft light coming through the window, nothing distracting in the background and she maintains at solid eye level with the reader. Photo by Brian Baublitz Jr. / Towson University student.
I chose this picture because it described the popularity of Survive Towson and its somewhat chaotic nature. The frame is filled and I got on top of the steps to get a better view of the mad rush below. Photo by Brian Baublitz Jr. / Towson University student
Jeff Zrebiec is a sports reporter for the Baltimore Sun. Photo Courtesy of Jeff Zrebiec
Baltimore is known for its sports, from the Orioles to the Ravens. I got a golden opportunity to interview the man behind all the great sports articles written in the Baltimore Sun, sports reporter Jeff Zrebiec.
Nick DiMarco is a digital content producer at ABC2 News. Photo Courtesy of Nick DiMarco
If you are a reporter, you need to get on Twitter, according to a Towson University Alumnus who works at ABC2 News. Continue reading
Guidelines to A Social Media Driven Society: Journalist Edition
With social media rapidly becoming the quickest and most effective way to getting the news to the public, there is much potential in reporters / journalists in the social media field.
Northwestern graduate and former writer for TIME.com, Zoey Fox, wrote this blog about ten useful tips on acknowledging what a journalist needs to do to properly use social media.
Most of what she is saying how not to address someone who is being interviewed and why it can become a problem or an inconvenience to one or more parties involved.
I agree with what she is saying and I will definitely take her advice into consideration, but I think it would be more helpful to the reader if she gave the right ideas on how to contact someone and not just the negative aspects.