Russian major Emily Kohlman interns for US and Czech news providers
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Russian major Emily Kohlman interns for US and Czech news providers

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Russian major Emily Kohlman interns for US and Czech news providers

With the help of enhancement funds from GSLL, Emily Kohlman was Calkins Scholar and journalism intern at the Beaver County Times in Beaver County, PA in the summer of 2015. She produced videos and interviewed a celebrity (Samantha Bee) who came to town to talk to Beaver County politicians and voters prior to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.  She also  reported at the Republican National Convention. Her stories from the Convention were circulated throughout the U.S. (from papers in Kansas to the Centre Daily Times in State College).

This past fall, Emily interned with the U.S. correspondent for Czech Television during the U.S. presidential election, learning about the dynamics of media in both the United States and in the Czech Republic. Emily's picture was taken at Czech Television's headquarters in Prague, where she went during a 2016 spring break trip to the Czech Republic with her honors world media systems class.