Newsmaker: Nick Buzzelli |

Newsmaker: Nick Buzzelli

Nick Buzzelli won the Art Barlow Student Journalist of the Year Award from the Society for Collegiate Journalists.

Noteworthy: Won the Art Barlow Student Journalist of the Year Award from the Society for Collegiate Journalists

Age: 22

Residence: Upper St. Clair

Family: Parents, Vickie and Rick Buzzelli; sister, Brittany, 24

Education: Senior at Robert Morris University, majoring in communication, with a concentration in journalism; expects to graduate in May

Occupations: WPXI, Web freelancer; Northside Chronicle, freelancer; The Sentry campus newspaper, editor-in-chief and sports reporter.

Hobbies: Ran first half-marathon in September, in Akron, Ohio; president of the RMU chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists

Quote: “For me, it’s about getting people’s stories out there. I’m drawn to sports journalism because I know athletes have really great stories and don’t always know how to get them out there. … I feel like people need a method to have their voices be heard.”

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