Follow Along as Newhouse NYC Students Live-Tweet Their Days
Over the next couple weeks, Newhouse NYC students are live-tweeting from the @NewhouseNYC Twitter handle to give you a behind-the-scenes look of what their days are like in the city this semester.
Follow along, and if you have any questions about Newhouse NYC, ask them! Just tweet your Q at the @NewhouseNYC handle.
And so you get to know them a bit before they start tweeting, here’s some key facts about Liesel, Isaiah, Cayla, Whembley and Christy.
LIVE TWEETING ON: Tuesday, November 24
NAME: Liesel Rickert
MAJOR: Public Relations
INTERNSHIP: Quinn PR
FROM: Little Valley, NY
BEST PART OF NYC SO FAR: I have enjoyed walking the streets and people watching. It is fun to see at the characters that NYC has to offer.
MOST DELICIOUS THING I’VE EATEN IN NYC: Because it is fall I am very into warm comfort food right now. I enjoyed the Roasted Carrot Soup at Lucy’s Whey.
FAVORITE NEWHOUSE NYC SPEAKER SO FAR AND WHY: Doug Melville. He is such an inspiring alumnus with a very unbelievable story and his energy is infectious. I enjoyed every minute of my time listening to him speak at TBWA.
LIVE TWEETING ON: Saturday, November 28
NAME: Isaiah Mendez
MAJOR: Television, Radio, Film
INTERNSHIP: Jingle Punks
FROM: Bronx, NY
BEST PART OF NYC SO FAR: Being only a train ride away from school, work and home.
MOST DELICIOUS THING I’VE EATEN IN NYC: Anything and everything from Pollos A La Brasa Mario in Jackson Heights, Queens.
FAVORITE NEWHOUSE NYC SPEAKER SO FAR AND WHY: Andy Meyer from Tremendous Entertainment. He was extremely personable and gave a lot of very practical advice and nuggets of wisdom to those of us that got to speak with him after the panel.
LIVE TWEETING ON: Monday, November 30
NAME: Cayla Kusnierz
MAJOR: Psychology (but interested in Magazine!)
INTERNSHIP: ELLE Magazine
FROM: Morris County, NJ
BEST PART OF NYC SO FAR: There is always something entertaining to do, whether it is eating at a new restaurant, relaxing at a park, or even going shopping in the different boroughs.
MOST DELICIOUS THING I’VE EATEN IN NYC: Chocolate chip cookies from Insomnia Cookies
FAVORITE NEWHOUSE NYC SPEAKER SO FAR AND WHY: Darian Harvin has been one of my favorite speakers so far because I was able to see how successful a recent college graduate can be, as well as learn how she was able to reach many of her career goals in such a short amount of time.
LIVE TWEETING ON: Tuesday, December 1
NAME: Whembley Sewell
MAJOR: Television, Radio, Film
FROM: Washington, DC
BEST PART OF NYC SO FAR: Getting to explore the different neighborhoods with friends and finding new favorite spots in unexpected places.
MOST DELICIOUS THING I’VE EATEN IN NYC: Everything Mediterranean has been amazing!
FAVORITE NEWHOUSE NYC SPEAKER SO FAR AND WHY: Andy Meyer. He had such valuable insight and such a wide range of experiences. All of the other TRF majors and I got to sit down with him one on one and talk about his past experiences and how he foresees the future of video content and entertainment, which made for an extremely interesting and inspiring conversation.
LIVE TWEETING ON: Friday, December 4
NAME: Christy Fox
FROM: Long Beach, New York
BEST PART OF NYC SO FAR: Working for my favorite website!
MOST DELICIOUS THING I’VE EATEN IN NYC: Vanilla Bean French Toast from The Smith
FAVORITE NEWHOUSE NYC SPEAKER SO FAR AND WHY: Elisa Benson and Gena Kaufman from Hearst and Elle because they provided invaluable insight into social media management, a field that I’m really interested in.