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Newsmaker: Nick Buzzelli

| Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
Nick Buzzelli won the Art Barlow Student Journalist of the Year Award from the Society for Collegiate Journalists.
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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