Getting the Shot: Luke Santell ’21-Luke Santell's name is known in the hip-hop world for powerful portrait and concert shots of some of the biggest names in the business.
Senior Spotlight: Nate Vaccaro-Nate Vaccaro, a double major in writing & rhetoric and English and an Italian minor, learned firsthand the ways of working in the press.
Senior Spotlight: Jake Rousseau-Jake Rousseau, a double major in journalism and communication studies, fueled his passion for journalism through his internship with Rhode Island Sea Grant.
Senior Spotlight: Daniel Hollingworth-For Daniel Hollingworth, the newsroom is his home. The senior journalism major and communication studies minor currently works with ABC6/WLNE-TV as the nightside assignment editor after starting out as a news intern.
Senior Spotlight: Chris Parisella-For Chris Parisella, a triple major in writing & rhetoric, political science and French, every step he has taken during his time at URI has been a stepping stone for where he wants to be in the future.
Senior Spotlight: Ryan Davis-Some of the best internships are located right here at URI. Rhode Island Sea Grant, a part of URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, supports research, outreach and education programs in Rhode Island’s coastal communities, and served as the perfect spring internship experience for Harrington School senior Ryan Davis.
Senior Spotlight: Juliana Dellamarggio-Juliana Dellamarggio is the quintessential example of a Harrington School overachiever. During her senior year, the public relations and communication studies major completed three exceptional internships simultaneously during both semesters of her senior year.
Senior Spotlight: Madison Crognale-Madison Crognale, a senior double major in communications and film/media, has completed two outstanding internships this spring semester.
Senior Spotlight: Margo Kalinchak-As the Communications and Events Co-Op Intern, Margo Kalinchak supported the entire Sales Force at Johnson & Johnson. She composed weekly Sales Bulletins and critical communications releases, wrote and published articles to global internal company sites, assisted in planning events, and provided data insights.
Senior Spotlight: Stone Freeman-Harrington School senior Stone Freeman knows firsthand the benefit of the school’s focus on experiential learning. Freeman currently serves as the sports reporter for the athletics department at URI.
Senior Spotlight: Jennifer Horsfield-For senior communication studies major Jennifer Horsfield, choosing an internship meant finding a company whose message resonated with her. South County Health did just that.
Senior Spotlight: Julia Ludovici-For Julia Ludovici, interning with a small startup had many benefits. The senior Writing & Rhetoric and Political Science double major with a Spanish minor had the opportunity to work on many different projects for her internship with Artisans List.
Senior Spotlight: Kristen Colucci-For senior public relations and communication studies double major, Kristen Colucci, graduation is only weeks away, but she feels ready to meet the challenges of the real world. She has had “probably over 20 jobs” her whole life, but has found her passion in the boating industry.
Alumni Spotlight: Alexa Tombs ’16-Recently appointed to the new position of Publicity Coordinator, Tombs handles 12 to 15 films per year - including titles like “Aquaman” and “A Star is Born.”
Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Lopes ’05-Kevin Lopes ‘05, came to URI as a business major who loved sports, business, and meeting people. He understood business, but his love for connecting with people led him to change his major to communication studies.
Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Cingari Christie ’08-Working in sports was always in Jennifer Cingari Christie’s future. It was no surprise, therefore, that upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from URI, she quickly moved on to work at ESPN films.