From International Affairs to Interviewing: One Journalist’s Story

Daniel Giacopelli is familiar with the interview process. He’s just usually the one asking the questions.

Despite seeming like a natural on the mic, Daniel’s path to journalism wasn’t always so clear. Daniel had always aspired to be a diplomat. After completing his masters in London, he fell into a career with a magazine (and now radio station) he’d always admired. Today, he’s a New Yorker living in London and working as the creator, producer, and host of podcasts and radio shows for Monocle 24.

Daniel interviews some of the best and brightest across the world, so we decided to flip the script and ask him what he’s learned, what’s next, and even the story of how he got from A to Z. Don’t forget to check out Daniel’s page and his podcast, The Entrepreneurs.

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3 Tips for Recent Graduates Interested in Journalism

Christina Dun is a storyteller at heart.

After studying journalism, Canadian-born Christina moved to New York City. Armed with a keen visual eye, Christina secured a job on the video team at Refinery29, producing anything and everything related to pop culture. Being the millennial that she is, Christina is a social media addict and believes that a personal brand should be genuine and authentic.

Read on for our interview with Christina as we dive into her top tips for recent graduates interested in journalism, the one woman she looks up to the most, and what journalism piece she’s most proud of. Check out her page to view her portfolio.

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Masters of Film: Art, Movement and Sound

Curious what it’s like to live and breathe film? Look no further.

From music composition to video production, these three community members master their crafts. René, Katie and Muratcan blend creative genius with thoughtful storytelling and the results, as you’ll see on their pages, are truly captivating.

Learn what a day in their lives looks like and trace their journeys to success, including all of the road bumps along the way.

René G. Boscio is a film composer, singer and songwriter. Growing up listening to punk rock and playing the guitar, René decided to pursue classical composition in college. Learn about René’s transition to composing music for films, commercials and TV shows. Read more →

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Social Media, Acting and Journalism: Staff Picks

Welcome to the weekend and this week’s Staff Picks. As you’re lounging around on this Saturday morning we hope you enjoy getting to know the amazing people we’re featuring here. They’re actors, social media specialists, demystifiers and journalists and they all have fascinating stories to tell that leap from their pages! 

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