Fall 2013

Alexander Hyacinthe
is a candidate for a M.S. in Broadcast Journalism at Boston University.  He has been nominated for a local Emmy award through the National Association of Television Art & Sciences and was part of Boston University teams that won awards from the Online News Association for their coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombing. Alexander is the producer and co-host of Coast 2 Coast, a daily sports radio show where he has conducted more than 100 interviews with guests such as: John Clayton of ESPN & Andrea Kremer of the NFL Network. He is currently covering Massachusetts Statehouse Legislation for the Patriot Ledger & Brockton Enterprise as well as working as a web intern on Frontline at WGBH.

Gina Curreri
is a reporter for the Cape Cod Times. Her work’s been published on Boston.com, the Boston Globe’s website. While a reporter and interim editor at Patch.com, she specialized in crafting hyperlocal news for Boston-area towns. As a contributing writer for DigBoston, she covered the local food and art scene. She spent a stint editing at The Daily Free Press, BU’s independent newspaper, and has interned at the news desk at WBUR, Boston’s NPR affiliate. Contact her: ginacurreri@gmail.com. View her portfolio: ginacurreri.com

Carol Kozma
is a senior at Boston University and State House correspondent for the Fitchburg Sentinel and WATD 95.5. She has written for several publications, including the Daily Free Press at Boston University, and El Planeta, a local language Spanish newspaper in Boston. Carol also enjoys working in the studio—she spent one year covering campus and city news for WTBU News, Boston University’s radio station. This summer, she produced international news for PRI’s The World, a WGBH and BBC co-production based in Boston. Carol is an international student who grew up in France and spent some time in Spain. She enjoys traveling and discovering different cultures and ways of life.
Contact info: kozmatc@bu.eduLinkedIn

Lisa Hagen
is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in art history, is writing for The Lowell Sun. A proud New Jersey native, she recently completed a summer internship at The Star-Ledger where she covered politics, education, features, and briefs. She has also previously written for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette as a Washington, D.C. correspondent, Dorchester Reporter, The Westfield Leader, and The Daily Free Press. Although her dream is political reporting, she is also interested in video journalism and hopes to pursue that more along with print.

Frankie Barbato
is a senior in her last semester at Boston University, and is currently the state house correspondent for the Metrowest Daily News. At BU, she is the Features Editor for The Buzz magazine. In the past, she has written for The Daily Free Press and covered corporate bankruptcy for the financial magazine The Deal. Most recently, she worked the assignment desk for Boston’s WHDH Channel 7 News. Frankie is a New Jersey native who is excited to see where journalism takes her around the country. Follow her on Twitter @frankie_barbato