Melissa Berman interviewed Senior, Cheerleader Angelo Vansant. He talks about how the Hofstra Cheerleading Team became National Champions during a pandemic. Along with what a regular season would like like for them compared to what they were allowed to do this year. The Hofstra Cheerleading Team was named 2021 Virtual Small Coed Game Day National Champions. Vansant also expresses how Covid personally affected team members and the lack of practices. He explains how the team prevailed through Covid-19 and became national champions.

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Eric Belyea and Melissa Berman interviewed Alex Thomas, a play-by-play announcer who is currently serving as the Director of Marketing, Communications & Broadcasting for the USPHL’s Northern Cyclones. Alex also does broadcasting work for Northeastern University, Tufts University, UMass Lowell and Holy Cross, including serving as the main voice for the nationally ranked and three-time Hockey East Champion Northeastern Women’s Hockey team. This podcast was about his work broadcasting at Northeastern, being apart of a broadcasting bubble down in Florida and how Covid-19 has impacted his career. Enjoy the podcast!

Alex Thomas on right hand side

https://soundcloud.com/eric-belyea/alex-thomas

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Melissa Berman

Melissa Berman

Graduate Student at Hofstra University pursuing a Master’s in Entertainment Journalism. BA ’20 Journalism from Hofstra University.