Tanya Parker is a senior broadcast journalism and Spanish student at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.
Originally from Perry, Ohio, Tanya is the producer of Athens’ local entertainment news program, “Straight Up!” Tanya has also reported, anchored and produced for “Athens Midday,” and served as the multimedia producer for the online environmental magazine, College Green Magazine, for one year. In addition to broadcast, Tanya worked as the Wit & Banter columnist at The Post, an independent, student-run newspaper at Ohio University.With her eye on working abroad, Tanya studied in Spain for three months and spent the summer in London interning at Newspepper, an Internet video production company, as a reporter for Techfluff.TV.
Tanya is a recipient of the Don Perris Scholarship/Internship award, a highly competitive grant and scholarship for Ohio University students through the Scripps Howard Foundation.
With graduation looming, Tanya will begin the climb of the journalism ladder to achieve her dream job as a foreign correspondent for BBC or CNN.
Children from Virginia, Maryland and Washington had an early morning Saturday to participate in the first ever Kids Election Day at Madame Tussauds. Ninety-one young voters turned out to vote, play and explore at the museum.
After registering to vote, children stepped into Madame Tussauds’ electronic voting booth to cast their ballots.
WASHINGTON – It has been four years since the creation of the Mars Curiosity Twitter account, and one thing hasn’t changed – the witty rover’s still got it.
WASHINGTON – As Hurricane Sandy closed in on Washington, the newly planted National Christmas Tree stood tall and strong Monday.
WASHINGTON - NASA’s Curiosity rover proves the third time’s the charm after successfully collecting and ingesting a Mars soil sample Thursday for mineral composition analysis.