Alumna of the Month – April 2017

Arielle Hixson (G’13) Twitter/Instagram handle: @ArielleHixson Website: www.ArielleHixson.com “In the real world sometimes the passion of journalism is lost and what’s important becomes deadlines, awards and sweeps. It’s important to hang onto the thrill of the story instead of getting … Continue reading 

Alumna of the Month: May 2014

 

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Arielle Hixson (G‘13)
Twitter: @AriHix

Georgetown’s Journalism program stood out because it was small, and the professors were experienced journalists who knew a lot about the field. Georgetown was definitely meant to be, and now being a working journalist I am extremely glad I made the decision to go there!.”

We are proud to feature Arielle Hixson as the May Alumna of the Month. Arielle is a field producer for NBC New York and a 2013 graduate of the program. She is a co-founder of DC Music Live (@DCMusicLive), which started in a Digital Essentials course with fellow classmates and provides information about local music happenings in D.C.

MPS Journalism: Why did you choose to attend Georgetown’s Journalism program? How did you hear about us?
Arielle Hixson: I first heard about Georgetown’s Journalism program senior year of undergrad. I saw a flyer about the program in my school’s career office and immediately had to investigate. At the time, I was considering graduate programs with extremely large journalism schools. Georgetown’s Journalism program stood out because it was small, and the professors were experienced journalists who knew a lot about the field. Georgetown was definitely meant to be, and now being a working journalist I am extremely glad I made the decision to go there.

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