The group using a selfie stick. From left to right: Quint Randle, Cassidy Hansen, Jasmine Harouny, Jaylen Bohman, Kjersten Johnson, Victoria Estrada, Liesl Nielsen and Ed Carter. (Quint Randle)
Students and professors from BYU’s School of Communications traveled to Santiago, Chile, during May to complete a mentored multimedia journalism project. The project was designed to report on BYU’s anti-poverty efforts there, as well as the efforts of local citizens.
BYU School of Communications Director Ed Carter and associate professor Quint Randle chose seven news media students currently enrolled in the program to participate in the project.
“We are essentially looking at poverty and the different aspects of it, including the efforts that are being made to diminish poverty,” said Jaylen Bohman, a broadcast journalism student chosen for the trip. “We looked at how education, entrepreneurship and social conscience affect poverty, as well as the different ways people are working in these areas to better their lives and the lives of those around them.”[button size=”medium” align=”alignleft” link=”http://universe.byu.edu/2016/06/02/communications-professors-and-students-travel-to-santiago-chile/” linktarget=”_self” skin=”sunglow”]Continue reading at The Daily Universe[/button]