Intern of the Month: Nakea Simon at Maryland Public Television

Nakea Simon

Twitter: @NakeaSimon

“This internship gave me the confidence I needed to confirm that this is exactly what I want to do. I aspire to be a multimedia journalist and tell stories around the world. At [Maryland Public Television], I was able to assist in producing video for different departments in Maryland that catered to their specific needs and to tell their stories.”

We are excited to feature Nakea Simon as our August intern of the month. This summer, she’s been interning with Maryland Public Television (MPT), where’s had the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and apply her journalism skills to different departmental needs. Read on to find out more about her time at MPT.

MPS Journalism: What company are you interning with and what are you responsible for?

NS: Maryland Public Television. I am responsible for logging tape for interviews, editing packages, and researching clients.

MPS Journalism: Why were you interested in working with Maryland Public Broadcasting and has the experience matched your expectations?

NS: I was interested in working with MPT because I wanted to grow my skills as a multimedia journalist and I knew MPT would provide me with the opportunities to work with leading professionals in the business to help me grow and learn. The experience thus far has definitely matched my expectations.

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