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Life Lessons From The Field: Ric Pruneda

Posted on Wed, Jan 27, 2016

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"I’ve loved music since I was a kid and knew that I would do nothing else." -Ric Pruneda

 

We asked Specs Grad Ric Pruneda to give us some insight on working in all aspects of the radio industry.

 

Ric has been up to some pretty exciting things since this interview. Check out where he is now complete with a short video interview here

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Topics: Radio, Grad Stories, Specs Grads, Broadcasting, Promotions, Greater Media

#SpecsGradAtWork Twitter Photo Contest!

Posted on Mon, Oct 13, 2014

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Time for another great chance to win on twitter with our #SpecsGradAtWork photo contest!  During the week of October 27th through November 3rd, take an awesome photo (or a really rad selfie) of you doing your thing in the media industry. 

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Topics: Specs Grads, Social Media, Twitter, Photo Contest

Specs Grad Spotlight: WJBK FOX2 Grads pt. 2

Posted on Thu, Aug 7, 2014

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Welcome back! Hopefully we haven't kept you waiting too long. We've got more FOX 2 Specs grads ready to tell you about their experience at Specs, what they are doing now, and of course some guidance on getting started. 

 

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Topics: Television, Specs Grads, WJBK, Fox 2 Detroit

Specs Grad Spotlight: WJBK FOX2 Grads

Posted on Wed, Jul 30, 2014

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Anywhere you go in the media industry you are bound to run into a Specs Howard graduate. This was definitely the case when the Specs Howard Street Team decided to visit WJBK FOX 2. Take some time out of your day to watch these short videos that highlight where these grads are now and how Specs Howard helped them get there. If you listen closely, we are sure you will get some wonderful advice from these hard workers. 

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Topics: Television, Specs Grads, News, WJBK, Fox 2 Detroit

#SpecsGradAtWork Facebook Photo Contest!

Posted on Mon, Jul 21, 2014

#SpecsGradAtWork Facebook Photo Contest

 

Our first #SpecsGradAtWork photo contest was such a great success we thought we would do it again. This time it's FACEBOOK exclusive! During the week of July 21st, 2014 take an awesome photo (or a really rad selfie) of you doing your thing in the media industry for your chance to win some Specs swag and other cool prizes.

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Topics: Specs Grads, Social Media, Facebook, Photo Contest

Life Lessons From The Field: Taylor Sharpe

Posted on Wed, Jul 2, 2014

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"My motto towards learning has always been don’t tell me, teach me. To me that means don’t just tell me what to do, how to operate a switch board, how to shoot a video.. show me how it's done so that I can confidently take the task on myself. That's exactly what they do at Specs."

 

After graduating from two of Specs Howards programs, Taylor Sharpe gives some life lessons from the field of video editing. 

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Topics: Television, Grad Stories, Specs Grads, Editor

#SpecsGradAtWork Photo Contest!

Posted on Tue, Jun 24, 2014

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There is a new and exciting holiday in Michigan this year. Monday, June 30th 2014 is now officially known as Social Media Day! In honor of this new event and the always increasing growth on social sites we are holding a #SpecsGradAtWork photo contest. During the week of June 23rd, 2014 take an awesome photo (or a really rad selfie) of you doing your thing in the media industry.

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Topics: Specs Grads, Social Media, Twitter, Photo Contest

Life Lessons From The Field: Justin Baker

Posted on Mon, May 5, 2014

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"Don’t be discouraged by the challenges.  After school it may take some time to find the job you want, or you may have to settle for something that will lead to the job you want, just make sure to stay positive and keep at it! " -Justin Baker

 

We caught up with Specs Grad Justin Baker, Senior Editor and Videographer at Wedit, and he gave some great advice for working in the media industry.

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Topics: Digital Media Arts, Specs Grads

Life Lessons From The Field: Matt “Easy E” Evans

Posted on Mon, Feb 17, 2014

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“I think that was the first time Jay really took me seriously, and I learned I could do this radio thing in a real world setting, not just a classroom.”   – Matt Evans

 

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Topics: Interview, Career Services Letters, Radio, Grad Stories, BMA, Matt Evans, Specs Howard, Specs Grads, Career Services

Sharing Stories Via Digital Video

Posted on Wed, Aug 7, 2013

CLARKSTON NEWS, Specs Howard, Digital Video The Clarkston News has been around since 1929, the year the stock market crashed, and they know how to stay around and how to keep with the times. Their recent venture into the online world has proved successful by utilizing their staff and jumping into the digital realm. We caught up with their Marketing Representative and Specs Grad, Andrew Dubats. 

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Topics: Specs Howard School, Digital Media Arts, Specs Grads, Broadcast Media Arts

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