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Garden City Teens Attend Hofstra Sportscasting Institute

Garden City residents Cari Costa and Alexander DeMarchena attended Hofstra University Continuing Education’s Teen Sportscasting Institute, which celebrates its 10th Anniversary this summer. The Institute offers students the opportunity to learn from well-known sportscasters, including Len Berman and Mike Breen. The program is directed by Ed Ingles, a veteran sportscaster who spent 25 years with WCBS radio and is now a professional-in-residence at Hofstra University’s School of Communication.

At the Institute, students learn the fundamentals of sportscasting as they get hands-on experience with in-depth critiques of their work both in the classroom and in the field, as well as the opportunity to hone their skills in TV and radio play-by-play, anchoring and reporting, interviewing, writing, commentary, and professional presence. Each student left the program with a demo CD of their work.

For more information about the Hofstra Sportscasting Institute, call 516-463-7800 or visit ce.hofstra.edu.

Hofstra University Continuing Education offers a broad range of workshops, seminars, conferences, lectures, events and courses in business, technology, adult education, and community learning. Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from more than 145 undergraduate and more than 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences; business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law.