Paula is a senior at Stony Brook University majoring in journalism and political science. She works as a staff writer for the student newspaper The Statesman and is a journalism/content developer at Stony Brook’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. She has interned at CBS New York and received a Global Integrated Communications and Journalism Fellowship for Semester at Sea in the spring of 2016, stopping in ten countries and Hawaii.
Posts by Paula
- Know your rights when covering a protest - These legal reminders and tips will help you avoid and/or deal with confrontations while covering protests.
- Introducing Active Voice Fellow Paula Pecorella - An extensive background check on Active Voice fellow Paula Pecorella will reveal that she was arrested at seventeen. This has led to some uncomfortable conversations with employers, she said, but she can explain. As a senior, Pecorella led an investigation on her school’s security procedure as the managing editor for Paw Prints, the West Islip… Continue reading Introducing Active Voice Fellow Paula Pecorella
- The Freedom to Use Your Voice - Over the last few weeks I have been working with a residential day school for girls who have experienced trauma, teaching them about their First Amendment rights. The course is set up as a 10 week intensive to inform the students about their freedoms, as well as career and educational opportunities in journalism. In order… Continue reading The Freedom to Use Your Voice