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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Journalists and Filmmakers: Staff Picks

Every day inspiring pages are being created on about.me. It’s a difficult task to choose our Staff Picks each week and this week is no different. This week our Staff Picks range from hip hop artists to cyclists and social entrepreneurs. Today we’re highlighting 3 of of favorite journalists and filmmakers whose creative projects are changing communities for the better.

Marcelo Dalla who heads off our post is a Brazilian journalist, astrologer and graphic designer. Marcelo also enjoys travel, photography and metaphysics. Check out his Instagram where he chronicles his adventures throughout Brazil and abroad.

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How A Video Journalist Turned Her Love of Food Into YouTube Views

Katie Quinn will be the first person to tell you that she loves food. Like really loves food. She believes that food provides a unique perspective into any culture and connects communities and people.

This New York City based food enthusiast loves food so much that she has made a thriving career out of it. Every week she shares her passion for food on her YouTube channel, where she shares recipes, adventures and explorations of new cultures. So far, she’s garnered nearly a half million views.

This top video journalist, and Miami University alum, cut her chops producing, filming and editing videos for NBC’s TODAY.com and as a correspondent with NowThis News. When she’s not recording videos, exploring new restaurants or experimenting with new recipes, you might catch her talking about food on NBC’s Today Show or The Meredith Vieira Show.

We sat down with Katie to learn more about her love of food, her story and how to produce great content for YouTube.

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