Communication Intern of the Week: Angelique Arintok

Communication Intern of the Week: Angelique Arintok

Angelique is a senior majoring in communication with a concentration in media production & criticism with a minor in political communication. She is a spring 2019 news intern at the Chantilly, Virginia bureau of WDVM-TV headquartered in Hagerstown, Maryland. WDVM-TV is a local TV station covering news in four states; West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maryland.  Angelique’s site supervisor is a multimedia journalist at the bureau, Rebecca Burnett, a 2018 Virginia Tech graduate finding her voice in the Northern Virginia region. Multimedia journalism is what Angelique hopes to pursue after graduation. She is learning industry insider tips by shadowing her supervisor. Some of her tasks at the bureau include:

 

  • Builds professional and fully-produced demo reel with new and creative content
  • Develops strong skills with social media engagement and posting of stories
  • Assists with live shots and general camera work as a photographer-like personnel
  • Formulates story ideas for MMJ on-the-job
  • Writes a story (VO/SOT) a day for MMJ on-the-job

 

With every day at her internship, Angelique is even more confident to jump into this career after graduation.