Erin Hassanzadeh



Why NPPA Named KCCI Small Station of Year

I would like to take a moment to brag about the people that I work with every day.

The photography staff at KCCI is one talented group. Their skill was recently rewarded when the National Press Photographers Association crowned them as the 2013 Small Market Station of the Year.

They won the award for sixth time in the last eight years. I can promise you that it’s not a coincidence.

KCCI Photography Staff NPPA

KCCI Photography Staff

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Why You Should Take An Unpaid Internship – How It Changed My Career

To put it simply: Taking an unpaid internship could make your career. 

Deciding whether or not to take an unpaid internship can be confusing. You find yourself asking questions such as, “Do I deserve to be paid?” “Am I able to do this financially?” “Should I look for an internship that pays?”

After completing paid, unpaid, part-time, full-time, three-week and summer internships I would almost consider myself a professional intern. Here’s what I have learned about unpaid internships: you will not walk away from the internship without anything to show for it. 

In fact, my unpaid internship kick-started my career.

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