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Michelle Sahlin

Chapman University

Graduation Year: 2018

Post Production Geiger Post Becoming an intern through the Television Academy Foundation has been a goal I set since my freshman year of college. I was interested in this internship program because of the hands-on assistant editing experiences offered by the host company. Through my time with Geiger Post I hope to provide valuable assistance to the company and learn all that I can from the professionals I will be working under.

Tyra Prude

Tennessee State University

Graduation Year: 2017

Entertainment News Extra Researching the rich history of the Television Academy and the notable producers, writers, and others that are members of the organization inspired me to apply for the Television Academy Foundation's Internship program. I knew this internship program would give me the proper tools needed to excel in my career. Throughout my participation in the program I hope to gain as much knowledge and advice that I can from the professionals in my field. With their help I know my skills will enhance, and I will have a great future ahead of me working in entertainment news.

Drake McDonald

University of Alabama

Graduation Year: 2018

Children's Programming/Development Disney Jr. I applied to the Television Academy Foundation's internship with only a handful of work experience to my name—all of them in the realm of live production. I am thankful to the Foundation for affording me the opportunity to work in a field I am passionate about and get hands-on experience in the Children's entertainment industry.

Michael Barreto

Loyola Marymount University

Graduation Year: 2017

Traditional Animation Bento Box Entertainment I applied to this program because of the prestigious reputation of the Television Academy Foundation and the program's mission of educating students and encouraging their careers in the television industry. I am looking forward to the real-world experience and advice I can glean from working on a major animation production.

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updated 6.23.17