Female Journalists Discuss Journey, Challenges

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From left, dual-enrolled College of Southern Maryland/University of Maryland University College student Brooke Brown who has interned for ESPN-TV and local radio stations, CSM TV Executive Producer Patricia Christofaro and Southern Maryland Newspapers’ Sports Reporter Tammy Showalter spoke with communication students about “Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: Women in Sports Broadcasting/Journalism Industry.” At the March 26 event at CSM’s La Plata Campus, Brown, Christofaro and Showalter shared what it is like working in a male-dominated industry, the importance of internships and some of the challenges they have faced, as well as some of the perks of a sports journalism career. For more on CSM’s Communication, Arts and Humanities Division, visit http://www.csmd.edu/cah/.