Meet Stephanie Yacono, our newest intern at Clairemont Communications. Stephanie is a bilingual Spanish/English graduate from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she graduated with a double major in international public relations and Spanish. Prior to joining the team, she has held various internship positions, including a position as a marketing and event planning intern for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a public relations intern for the Center for Global Public Relations and, most recently, a production assistant for Univision during the Democratic National Convention. Here’s what she had to say about her time spent there.
Last week was by far one of the most memorable moments of my early career. Not only did I have the opportunity to work at the DNC – I was working for one of my favorite television networks ever: Univision!
Univision is the leading and largest Spanish-speaking television network in the United States, and I have been a fanatic for many years. When I learned about the opportunity, I immediately applied. I’m still a little bit in disbelief that they chose me! I arrived at the convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena on Monday morning. It was the beginning of a long week that concluded Thursday night around 4 a.m., after driving several news team members back to their hotel. Every day consisted of early mornings, long hours and late nights, and it was absolutely worth it. And yes, I would do it all over again! Continue reading “From Univision at the DNC to Raleigh PR Agency… Meet Our Intern”