ComMedia in Brazil: Scenes from Rio

Photo posted March 13, 2012 in News, Brazil by College of Communications

Rio de Janeiro has a distinctive urban personality. Students made these images while doing field work during Spring Break for Comm 402 International Reporting.

View more pictures and read about Rio in ComMedia in Brazil: The blog.



About the Contributors

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Kelley King

2012 Graduate / Visual Journalism

Kelley is a Penn State graduate with a major in visual journalism and a minor in sociology. She has interned as a multimedia reporter at magazine in Philadelphia, as a lifestyle writer at the Lansdale Reporter, and worked three years on the staff of The Daily Collegian student newspaper, where she was Photo/Multimedia Chief.
In 2012 she traveled to Rio de Janeiro to do field work for Comm 402, International Reporting.

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Chloe Elmer

2012 Graduate / Visual Journalism

Chloe Elmer graduated in Spring 2012 with a major in visual journalism and a minor in psychology. She was the photo editor and an active staff photographer for The Daily Collegian, Penn State’s independently-run student newspaper.
She traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2012 for a class on international reporting. In the summer of 2010, she spent 10 weeks in London, where she interned at Archant, the largest independently-owned media company in the United Kingdom. These experiences helped her to gain valuable global professional experience and a more independent mindset.
Though she enjoys photographing any type of event, sports and spot news are two of her favorites. She is currently widening her skills through wedding and portrait photography

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Cassandra Hom

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Cassandra Hom is a senior majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in sociology and international studies at Penn State University.  She is a reporter for ComRadio, the Penn State student-run radio station that features news and sports.  Additionally, she is also a reporter and producer for the Centre County Report.  Cassandra is currently a production intern for the Pennsylvania Cable Network.  Recently, she returned from an international reporting trip in Brazil for the McClatchy news service.  In May 2012, Cassandra will graduate from Penn State and then pursue a career in television production.