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Newsbreak 4-22-15

4 months 2 weeks ago

Danni Dikes keeps you in the know about the latest developments in Yemen, an unbelievable rescue at a subway in DC, and the contamination of Bluebell ice-cream.



NewsBreak is a daily 90 second news update that will provide the University of Miami community with vital information. Each day NewsBreak has a different host that will provide you with the latest in campus news. When the hosts aren't in the field going LIVE at an event, they'll be streaming from the studios of the School of Communication.

When to Watch

Monday - Friday > on the UMTV website, Facebook, and Twitter



Jenna Johnson
Member/Alumni Coordinator & Executive Producer

Jenna Johnson is excited to be a member of the UMTV e-board. Over the summer she interned at the Houston affiliate of the Spanish-language network, Television Azteca. In addition to UMTV, she is also involved in Alpha Delta Pi, CRU, and the Department of Orientation. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, reading, poetry, pun-making, and the occasional spoonful of peanut butter. She has a standard poodle named Snooki.

Carlee Rasner
Executive Producer

Carlee Rasner is thrilled to be a part of the 2014-2015 UMTV e-board. She has been a member of UMTV since her freshman year. Rasner has interned at the Miami ABC affiliate and the NBC News Miami Bureau. She is a news junkie and social media nut. In the small amount of time she is not in the UMTV studios or editing suites, she loves binge-watching Netflix (currently addicted to House of Cards) and baking.

Oliver Redsten
Online Editor

Oliver Redsten started off his UMTV career in his freshman year as the sports anchor of NewsVision. After one semester as sports anchor, he was promoted to co-anchor of the program. Redsten also works as a play-by-play announcer for the University of Miami’s student radio station, WVUM. He has traveled around the region covering Hurricanes basketball, baseball, and volleyball. Over the summer he interned at WMTV, the Madison affiliate of NBC.Although he loves the Miami Hurricanes, Redsten will always be a die-hard Wisconsin Badgers fan.

Nick Swyter
Station Manager

Nick Swyter has been a member of UMTV since his freshman year. For producing an in-depth story on immigration reform, Swyter was recently awarded the Society of Professional Journalism’s 2013 Mark of Excellence Award. His international reporting experience includes interning at Indonesia’s MetroTV News and a Pulitizer Center on Crisis Reporting fellowship that took him to an indigenous region of Panama. He hopes to innovate UMTV by introducing digital tools and techniques that he picked up as an intern at the Knight Foundation.