Senior / Digital/Print Journalism, New Media Entrepreneurship
Tyler Losier will be graduating Penn State University in the spring of 2019 with a bachelor's degree in digital and print journalism and a minor in new media entrepreneurship. He has interned at AccuWeather in State College, Pennsylvania, where he worked in the digital media content and operations department. While there, he compiled research and conducted interviews in order to cover a variety of different news stories, produced and curated multimedia content to help enhance the digital presence of the AccuWeather brand, and helped manage the company’s social media presence across multiple platforms. Fall of his senior year, he was also selected to participate in a remote, semester-long independent study with PublicSource, an online publication in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to serve in a fact checking role. During this time, he worked under fellow journalists to help scrutinize and review the factual content of articles to ensure accurate and impartial reporting, and participated in data mining and research to assist PublicSource staff members in compiling resources for stories. After graduation, Tyler hopes to pursue a career in multimedia journalism that allows him to cover the topics that he is passionate about, such as politics and the opioid crisis.