The past few weeks have been an absolute whirlwind. It’s a particularly special time to be working on news about and catered to the LGBTQ community because of the two court cases about marriage equality. I helped prepare and participated in a live news special previewing both of the cases. It was my first experience [...]
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My first few weeks at SiriusXM Radio have been great. As the OutQ News intern, I thought I might be researching news stories and doing whatever my mentor, Xorje, needed help with. However, by the end of my first day I’d written three or four actual stories that he read during the newscast. Xorje has [...]
With another month gone at my SiriusXM internship, I can’t believe how fast the time is flying! Since I wrote my last journal entry it seems that so much has happened and I have been able to learn so much about the political issues of the day. I love rolling with the punches and problem [...]
Four time Grammy®-nominated recording artist Ledisi stopped by the SiriusXM Studios in DC this past week. She performed a private concert for a studio audience to be debuted on the Heart & Soul Channel 48 Sirius/XM. Among the audience were interns Hillary and Fendi. Ledisi talked about her strong background with classical training and how its [...]
Top Left: NYC Sports Intern Jordan interviews Jarred Dudley Bottom Left: DC Sports Intern Carter interviews Giuseppe Rossi Bottom Right: Nashville Intern Kelsey Meets Dolly Parton Top Right: Intern Dominique Meets Mark Freuerstein
New York City 1. Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks in New York City Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks display is the largest in the United States and each year they deliver a truly spectacular display of fireworks. The fireworks are launched from six barges in the New York Harbor and are visible from throughout the [...]
Lady Gaga visited the SiriusXM NYC studios last week to talk to Gayle King on Opera Radio Channel 111XM/204 Sirius. Gaga talks candidly about being yourself in all that you do, even if it means people won’t agree!