Join David D'Arcangelo in an inspiring episode featuring guest Owen Devlin. Explore the transformative power of internships, especially for individuals with disabilities.
Owen shares his journey from internships at BNN Boston Neighborhood Network to the Mass Commission for the Blind, highlighting the valuable skills and experiences gained.
Discover the importance of networking, practical hands-on experience, and the path to securing a fulfilling career. Get ready to be motivated and informed on how internships can pave the way for success.
Owen Devlin is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism
at Suffolk University in Boston. Owen first developed an
interest in journalism during high school. He would come
home each day, and watch the evening local news
broadcasts. He not only enjoyed watching, but also
analyzing every aspect of the newscast including watching
reporters in the field, anchors present the news, and other
journalists working behind the scenes in the newsroom.
Owen has a deep passion for writing and interviewing, and
has incorporated these aspects of the news-gathering
process into many projects he has completed for his
Owen was diagnosed with legal blindness at a young age.
He has retinopathy of prematurity, as well as a condition
called nystagmus. Nystagmus causes involuntary eye
movement. Owen has learned to adapt to his
surroundings, and embrace his challenges because he
feels they shape who he is as a person. He believes
everyone has a unique story, and will strive to ensure that
people have the opportunity to make their voices heard
through his work as a TV reporter.
Outside of the classroom, Owen enjoys attending
concerts, spending time with family and friends, and being
by the water in the summertime.
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