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Four UT Alumni Reporters, One Named by Time Magazine As A “Person Of The Year,” to Discuss Working in Journalism

Published: March 08, 2019
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— The University of Tampa is inviting back four recent journalism graduates who are successfully working in the business — two in print, two in TV — for two days, March 26–27.

The University of Tampa is inviting back four recent journalism graduates who are successfully working in the business — two in print, two in TV — for two days, March 26–27.

The journalists are Megan Myers ’17, multimedia journalist, anchor and producer at WMBB News 13 (Panama City); Alejandro Romero ’18, multimedia journalist at Suncoast News Network (Sarasota); Selene San Felice ’16, reporter at the Capital Gazette (Annapolis, MD); and, Tess Sheets ’17, breaking news reporter at the Orlando Sentinel.

On Wednesday, March 27, at 6 p.m. all four alumni will participate in a “Careers in New Media” symposium in the Lowth Entrepreneurship Center in the Daly Innovation and Collaboration Building on campus.

The day before, on Tuesday, March 26, at 5 p.m., San Felice, who was named as a Time magazine “Person of the Year” as a “guardian” of the truth, will receive a distinguished alumnus/a award at a reception in the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values on campus.

The events, which are free and open to the public, are sponsored by UT’s Department of Communication.