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NEWSY Story

For my NEWSY story, I will be using the NEWSY video “Feds Urge Schools To Provide COVID-19 Shots, Info For Kids.” I will use this to write a piece on the benefits of vaccinating your children. There are many news stories going around about children being vaccinated, both positive and negative, and it should not…

Hyperlocal News

Hyperlocal news sites are focused in a specific area, so in looking in hyperlocal news sites, it is obvious that I found most of the stories were stories about the specific area the website is based in. There are also usually areas on the site where you can see news in even more specific areas,…

Photojournalism

Originally, I was going to tell the story with more modern elements of Ybor City due to it being a historical city, but then decided that that would be too broad of a subject. However, walking around the campus these past few weeks gave me another idea for my story. My photojournalism story will be…

Service Journalism

For my service journalism story, I decided to write a story about how to cope with anxiety and what types of coping mechanisms are used when you have anxiety, as I wrote about last week. This week, I will be talking about the type of service journalism my story will fall under. For the most…

Story Focus Sheet

The topic I will be choosing to write about for my next story assignment is ways to cope with anxiety. This will generally be a story with tips about different ways you can alleviate anxiety if you suffer from it. The reason I am writing this story now is that more and more people are…

Interview Preparation

Preparing for my interview was both quite simple and quite challenging at the same time. While the actual interview went quite well and gave me all the information I needed to write my article, the process of the interview was quite a nuisance. For the positives, Lauren Harrell (the woman I interviewed) was quite nice,…

Interview Thesis/Questions

Hook: Taking care of children is always hard work, whether it’s a regular Sunday afternoon or there’s a pandemic to work around. Thesis: With COVID-19 still running rampant in the world, working at a daycare and having to take care of an entire classroom of children may seem like a monstrous task. However, Lauren Harrell,…

Interviewing Ideas

I think it’d be a very interesting and enlightening experience to interview Maddy Thorson. Thorson is a non-binary indie game developer most known for their work on Celeste, a 2D-platformer. The game involves the main character, Madeline, climbing up Celeste Mountain as an act of self validation, while tackling many relevant topics such as depression…

Introductory Blog

  Hi, my name is Andie Johnson. I am a 20 year old student at Hillsborough Community College with a focus on Mass Communications as my degree field. I am looking to make editing my full time career once I have the proper degree(s). I am the middle child out of three, having an older sister…


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