Skyline College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library
Student project for LSCI 110 - Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College

 

 Journey into Journalism: Yasmine H. Mahmoud

Click on the links below to watch video segments from an April 2012 interview by Varsha Ranjit with Yasmine Mahmoud,
who is currently a student journalist at College of San Mateo aspiring to become an international journalist.

 

Yasmine H. Mahmoud

 

Table of Contents:
1. Introduction: Interest in Journalism
2. Life as a student journalist: First news story

3. Life as a student journalist: International reporting

4. Life as a student journalist: Internship experience

5. Family experience with refugees

6. Ultimate inspiration

 

 

 

Segment 1
Introduction: Interest in Journalism
(0:12)
Yasmine briefly describes why she enjoys journalism.

 

The Fall 2011 staff of The San Matean, College of San Mateo’s student-run newspaper which Yasmine was Managing Editor (second in command) of.

 

 

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Segment 2
Life as a student journalist: First news story
(0:57)
Yasmine discusses her most interesting story done to date.

 

One of Yasmine’s first stories as a staff writer on the The San Matean, Spring 2011.

 

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Segment 3
Life as a student journalist: International reporting
(1:16)
Yasmine talks about her aspirations to become an international journalist, and why international news & reporting interests her.

 

 

 

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Segment 4
Life as a student journalist: Internship experience
(1:14)
Yasmine reflects upon her experience as an intern in a local political campaign, and how it has helped her understand public relations and journalism.

 

After being a Staff Writer Spring 2011 and a Managing Editor in Fall 2011, Yasmine is currently Spring 2012 Editor of The San Matean at CSM.

 

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Segment 5
Family experience with refugees
(1:42)
Yasmine explains how her family has harbored Eritrean refugees, and how the experience has shaped her as an individual and a student.

 



 

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Segment 6
Ultimate inspiration
(1:16)
Yasmine talks about a family friend who inspires her to become an international journalist and how it relates to her own interests in international studies.

 

  

 

 

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Image sources:

 

Images courtesy of Yasmine Mahmoud and The San Matean newspaper (via issuu.com and original PDFs of the publication).

 

 


last revised: 5-18-12
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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