Hood Impacts Headlines

G&G Gazette Staff Takes On Broadcast!
Photos of BHS Gazette Staff Members in the Blazer Radio broadcast studio. Image created with Canva.
Photos of BHS Gazette Staff Members in the Blazer Radio broadcast studio. Image created with Canva.
Kylie Lancaster

Back in November 2023, some of the Garnet & Gold Gazette staff attended Hood College’s Media Day. A day to experience elements of public relations, communications, and journalism.Throughout the entire day, the staff gained so much knowledge about skepticism, crisis management, and photography at the college-level.

The day started with a basic introduction to the communications major by attending, one-hour sessions on elements of college-like classes for that major. After getting a true college lecture, students had a collegiate lunch experience in the dining hall. Shortly after lunch and a brisk walk across campus, G&G Gazette staff members: Michael Simpson, Baylin Hoffman, Reese Fitch, Patryk McLane, Ava Stiglicz, Kylie Lancaster, Sammy Joseph, and Elani Joseph, made their way to Hood College’s broadcast studio.

Before sitting in front of the cameras, the staff was given all the information they would need for what they would be reporting a local incident: the Route 15 tanker truck accidentThe accident happened back in March 2023. They then split up into groups of two and wrote a script that the group would read in front of the camera for the production. The mock press release was evaluated for all scenarios of local procedure.  The Hood College students in charge of media day reviewed our scripts to make sure they were formatted correctly and then set up the broadcast studio. Here is the news report each group made:

Baylin & Michael

Roader Report

Reese & Patryk

Roader Report

Kylie & Ava

Roader Report

Sammy & Elani

Roader Report

The Garnet & Gold Gazette staff had such a great time at Hood College’s Media Day and learned so much from the process. Many staff members have applied to this college and may follow into those majors in the future.

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Kylie Lancaster
Kylie Lancaster, Editor-in-Chief
Kylie Lancaster is a senior at Brunswick High School and is editor-in-chief of the Garnet & Gold Gazette. Kylie has taken Journalism 1, 2, and 3. She is also president of the Journalism Club. She has been an important part of our website design and is a social media coordinator of our Instagram account: @bhsgazette. Outside of Journalism, Kylie is on the varsity softball team and plays travel softball. She is also president of the 2023-24 chapter of Brunswick's NEHS.  After high school, she plans attend college to pursue journalism.
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