First day lessons: Internship at The Newseum 

IMG_0212By Dean’s Intern Yan Shi at Newseum

“Don’t be afraid to break things. You learn more by breaking things, and things can be fixed.”

“Don’t be afraid to ask questions.”

In other words, don’t be afraid.

The above are pieces of advice from the video editor (my supervisor) for the broadcast productions department and the director of broadcast technology at The Newseum. Needlessly to say, I’ve been heeding that advice and taking advantage of the fantastic opportunities that I’m offered while I’m interning as the video production/broadcast technology intern. The internship combines both my  fields of interest, broadcast journalism and computer science, and puts them into a neat package that allows me to get a glimpse into both worlds.

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