Q30 Television

Alumni

Cali Kees
Associate Producer | WJXT

Graduation Year: 2019 

Past Q30 Positions: News Director, Associate Producer of the "Q30 Newscast"

Professional Experience: Fox College News Associate ("The Story with Martha MacCallum") | PIX11 News Assignment Desk Intern

"Only a month after graduation I was offered the position as Association Producer at WJXT in Jacksonville, Florida--without Q30 I would have never found a job that quickly. From day one the news producers, digital producers and assistant news director has been so impressed with my news writing, my web writing and how I can manage social media."

Randy Del Valle
Morning Producer | WPTA

Graduation Year: 2019

Past Q30 Positions: Associate and Executive Producer of "Sports Paws"

Professional Experience: WHDH Sports Production Intern

"Q30 taught me how to lead a team, work under pressure and learn how to craft my own show. There's no way I would've gotten a job just three weeks after I graduated. I can certainly say I wouldn't be in the position I'm in today without Q30."

Jenelle Cadigan
Producer | WMUR News 9

Graduation Year: 2018

Past Q30 Positions: Associate and Executive Producer for the "Q30 Newscast"

Professional Experience: WCVB Technical Intern 

"Q30 enhanced my learning and gave me a space to further my education after classroom hours. It also taught me to be proud of my work and love what I do."

Andrew Badillo
Sports Director | WVII-TV/WFVX-LD

Graduation Year: 2017

Past Q30 Positions: General Manager, Vice President, Executive Producer of "Sports Paws," men's and women's ice hockey and basketball beat reporter

Professional Experience: News writer (News 12 CT) | Assignment Desk Intern (MLB Network)

"Q30 gave me the opportunity to learn and hone my video, storytelling, broadcast, and leadership skills. It was the ultimate experience and is the reason I'm where I am today."

 

Tom Cunningham
News Producer | WPRI-12

Graduation Year: 2017

Past Q30 Positions: Associate and Executive Producer of Bobcat Breakdown, Men’s and Women’s Basketball Beat Reporter

Professional Experience: Sports/Production Intern at Univision Boston

"Q30 gave me my first real hands on experience with television production. It taught me how to be part of a team, meet deadlines, and learn leadership skills. Q30 helped prepare me for my first job in the TV industry, and is a huge part of why I am where I am today."

 

Neliana Ferraro
Producer, Reporter | WCAX-TV

Graduation Year: 2016

Past Q30 Positions: Entertainment Director

Professional Experience: Producer at WPTZ-TV 

"Q30 helped me understand the value of working as a team to get things done. This is especially important when trying to bridge the gap between production and news departments."

 

Taylor Popielarz
Reporter | Spectrum News

Graduation Year: 2015

Past Q30 Positions: Executive Producer, Lead Reporter and Anchor for the "Q30 Newscast"

Professional Experience: Multimedia Journalist (ABC57 News)

"I can confidently say I would not be where I am today if I wasn't a member of Q30."

Sarah Rose Faidell
News Desk Producer | CNN International

Graduation Year: 2015

Past Q30 Positions: Reporter, Anchor and Associate Producer for the "Q30 Newscast"

Professional Experience: Assignment Desk Editor (KOIN 6) | International Desk Researcher (CNN) 

"Working as an associate producer my senior year and taking on a leadership role within the organization was a 'light-bulb' moment for me - and I've been producing ever since."

Mark Spillane
Sports Anchor | KY3-TV

Graduation Year: 2015

Past Q30 Positions: Associate and Executive Producer for "Sports Paws," Sports Director, Vice President

Professional Experience: Broadcast Associate (MLB.com) | Associate Producer (MLB Network/NHL Network) | Sports Anchor/Reporter (WJFW-TV)

"Q30 taught me how to work under pressure, how to work with a team, how to be a leader and how to be personally accountable for my own responsibilities in a work environment."

John Small
Promotions Producer | WTNH News 8

Graduation Year: 2015

Past Q30 Positions: Production Manager, Associate Producer of "Sports Paws"

Professional Experience: Media Production Specialist at Quinnipiac University, Ed McMahon Center

"Being involved in Q30 was truly a wonderful experience. It provided an opportunity to work with others, test skills, take risks, and grow as a media professional."

Sarah Chasse (Violette)
Associate Producer | Ask This Old House on PBS

Graduation Year: 2014

Past Q30 Positions: Associate and Executive Producer of "The Morning After," Vice President

Professional Experience: Intern at The Dr. Oz Show | Intern at WCVB-TV Chronicle

"Q30 members get more hands-on experience than at other schools, so I entered the workforce feeling very prepared for the jobs I've had to do since."