Is There a Problem with Professionalism?

How Students Navigate the Workplace Baptism by Fire Entering the workforce for the first time is, in a word, intimidating. New, strange guidelines on how to act and dress can seem like learning a new language. The explicit rules of professionalism are not natural to most students and are typically learned through a baptism by… Continue reading Is There a Problem with Professionalism?

Professor Breslin Celebrates his Colleagues at his 13th Consecutive Press Symposium

Professor Jack Breslin is an active and well-respected member of not only Iona's Mass Communication Department, but the community as a whole. His achievements include receiving the 2012 Hugh J. McCabe Memorial Award for Social Justice, leading multiple mission trips around the world, involvement and collaboration with Iona Athletics, and being a reliable undergraduate and graduate… Continue reading Professor Breslin Celebrates his Colleagues at his 13th Consecutive Press Symposium

Student Profile: Anessa Williams

Name: Anessa Williams Involvement: Secretary, PRSSA; Gael Guide, Office Of Admissions; Front Desk Worker, Office of Residential Life; Host of 'This Week in Pop Culture' Mondays from 4-5pm Year: Senior Major/Concentration: Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations Favorite food on/around campus: My favorite food around campus is a chicken cutlet wrap from The Ave,… Continue reading Student Profile: Anessa Williams

Alumni Interview: ESPN Content Editor Anamaria Bolanos

Anamaria Bolanos ('13) works for ESPN as a Content Editor. Get to know her! What is your favorite memory of Iona’s Mass Communication Department?  Amazing Professors and long-lasting friends. I am still in contact with all my good friends from my years at Iona. I have even attended their weddings! What is the one thing… Continue reading Alumni Interview: ESPN Content Editor Anamaria Bolanos

Alumni Interview: Filmmaker Dasha Khritankova

Dasha Khritankova ('16) is a filmmaker based in New York City. She pursuing an MFA in Filmmaking at CUNY City College of New York. Graduation year: 2016 Major: Mass Communication with a concentration in Broadcast Media What is your favorite memory of Iona’s Mass Communication Department? I worked with a professor from the Mass Communication… Continue reading Alumni Interview: Filmmaker Dasha Khritankova

Alumni Profiles: What life is like 1 & 5 years post-grad

Marisa Pedron ('17) and Kristin Canada ('13) tell us what life is really like after graduation. Get to know these alumni! Name: Marisa Pedron Graduation year: 2017 Major/concentration: Mass Communication with a concentration in Broadcast Current job title & employer: Video Editor, Osmosis What was your first job out of college? I got the job as… Continue reading Alumni Profiles: What life is like 1 & 5 years post-grad

Jimmy Fallon Intern! Get to know Mackenzie and see how she landed an internship with one of the most well-known late night shows

Name: Mackenzie Parascondola Year: Junior, Class of 2020 Major/Concentration: Mass Communications with a concentration in Broadcasting Favorite food on/around campus: Anything from Gemelli's! Current internship: Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tips on getting the internship you want: Perseverance! (So cliche but apply, apply, apply and stay focused!) Favorite part of her internship: Being a part… Continue reading Jimmy Fallon Intern! Get to know Mackenzie and see how she landed an internship with one of the most well-known late night shows

Professor Mike Damergis discusses the new Iona College Radio Hour

Professor Mike Damergis and Media Director Joe D'Alosio have teamed up to lead a weekly broadcast that highlights the best and the brightest Iona has to offer, while also keeping us updated on current events.  We interviewed Professor Damergis about this new venture. What goes into making and producing the Iona College Radio Hour? A lot!… Continue reading Professor Mike Damergis discusses the new Iona College Radio Hour

#JusticeforJunior: Mass Comm interviews Anthony Carlo (’15) about his coverage of the murder of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz

On June 20th, 15-year-old Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz was stabbed to death outside of a Bronx bodega. This horrific crime, one of mistaken identity, was committed by several members of the Trinitarios gang. This case went viral on social media almost immediately, partly because of the release of the grisly surveillance footage by authorities, but also… Continue reading #JusticeforJunior: Mass Comm interviews Anthony Carlo (’15) about his coverage of the murder of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz