Leonard native Victor Correa is interning at Studio One, an award-winning television show produced at the University of North Dakota. Correa is the associate producer with the project. He is responsible for developing guest ideas for the show, researching various topics, pre-interviewing potential guests and writing guest memos. He also assists the producer in managing the timing of the show.
"(Studio One) gives me the experience to take to jobs in the same field," Correa says.
This semester, he helped produce a guest segment highlighting the rare Air Force, "Portraits of Courage" award. His interviewee was just one of 18 recipients in the history of the Air Force to receive this honor: http://bit.ly/HMci3A.
Correa plans to graduate from UND in December 2012 with a degree in communication. He is an active member in the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. Correa was also named to the fall 2011 Dean's List.
Correa is a 2007 graduate of Leonard High School and the son of Stacy Thacker and Victor G. Correa. After graduation, he aspires to work in the film industry.
Studio One is an award-winning news and information program produced at the University of North Dakota Television Center. The program airs live on UND Channel 3 on Thursdays at 5 p.m. The program can also be seen by viewers in Bismarck-Mandan, Dickinson, Fargo, Jamestown, Minot and Ray, N.D.; Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minn.; Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo.; Winnipeg and Brandon, Manitoba and online at www.studio1.und.edu.