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    The Knight News has a big hit with their first-ever sponsored panel, “Journalism at Queens College.”

    “If you want to be in journalism, you have to get your hands dirty;” Melanie Bencosme, Queens College alumna and video journalist for NBC News Digital, told QC students during a panel sponsored by The Knight News on November 15, entitled, “Journalism at Queens College.” The event brought together four QC graduates currently pursuing careers in different sectors of the journalism field to speak to students about what it takes to make it as a journalist. Throughout the event, some tips offered by the panelists included obtaining an internship, starting blog, becoming a freelance writer, or joining the school newspaper. As Bencosme suggested, employers of the competitive, yet rewarding, industry…