Beret Leone

Multimedia journalist

Location icon United States of America

I plan on becoming a broadcast journalist. I'm currently a journalism student at Bethel University and graduating in May. I also have a minor in theatre arts and media communications.

Royal Report
Business in the bubble

Bethel University entrepreneurs use their creativity to pave a way to pursue their dreams and open up their own small businesses while still in school. Story by Aaron Herbst, Tatiana Lee and Godfrey Mpetey Photos by Katie Viesselman and Aaron Herbst Videos by Taylor Fondie and Beret Leone Freshman marketing major Zach Fisk dresses his dorm room in Nelson residence hall with racks filled with vintage clothing .

Royal Report
Interview Project: Santi Clark

By Beret Leone and Taylor Fondie for Royal Report Santi Clark didn't know her job existed while she was studying English at Bethel University. Clark graduated in 2011 and currently works in marketing for Banner Engineering. "Bethel prepared me to be a leader," Clark said.

Royal Report
Interview Project: Joshua De La Rosa

Bethel University junior Joshua De La Rosa took a road trip from Minnesota to Mexico City after graduating high school to pursue his dream of playing professional soccer. "I still have that same dream of playing professional soccer," De La Rosa said. "I don't think I'll ever give it up."

TDF Honors Kinky Boots and its Original Tony-winning Stars at One-Night-Event | Playbill

TDF Honors Broadway News Kinky Boots and its Original Tony-winning Stars at One-Night-Event Tony winners Cyndi Lauper reunited with Kinky Boots' Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Annaleigh Ashford and more as she introduced the benefit gala concert March 20. The Theatre Development Fund (TDF) honored Broadway's Kinky Boots March 20 during a one-night-only benefit concert event.

What Does Dear Evan Hansen's "Waving Through a Window" Sound Like as a Trio? | Playbill

What Does Video Dear Evan Hansen 's "Waving Through a Window" Sound Like as a Trio? Actors David Rowen, Nick Lehan, and Austin Colby debut their new arrangement of the hit song. Sitting in the audience at the original production of Dear Evan Hansen at Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage in 2015, New York actor David Rowen was immediately inspired.

Simple things you can do to improve team communication

It goes without saying that lack of communication in the workplace can be detrimental to your company and work environment as a whole. It's completely true when they say team communication can either make or break a business. The thing to get out of your head: team building and team communication doesn't have to be some costly or extravagant event or activity.
Graceland of Minnesota

A box of Hungry Jack's pancake mix, diamond-encrusted butterfly cutouts, and handwritten notes stuffed into plastic baggies tied together with twine.
King of kubb

It's 5:30 a.m. and Jason Larson is in his backyard throwing.
Keeping it fresh on stage

Mark King steps backstage and shakes out his arms as he hears the audience burst with laughter - it's finally intermission. For King, intermission means taking a break from holding his arms in a 90-degree candlestick fashion as Lumiere. King says the burning is worth it to hear the instant feedback from a great audience.
Commentary: Home is the people we love

It's sort of an odd thing coming back to what once was, after spending nine months reinventing yourself in a place where nobody knew your name.

Royal Report
Professor by day, filmmaker 24/7

By Beret Leone, CeCe Gaines, and Kellie Lawless | Feature reporters Valerie Swedlund stands in the back of a crowded room, clutching her hands, tears welling in her wide, brown eyes. Her son, 8-year-old Nickolaus Swedlund, waited to present his book of choice for his vision therapy class.

The Clarion
What now?

The Bethel community discusses the future of Kresge rock. By Beret Leone | Features Editor On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 30, Leah Fulton is tired, the typical response for Bethel's Associate Dean of Intercultural Student Programs during homecoming week. However, Fulton's exhaustion doesn't come from Cheer Night or the PowderPuff game.

The Clarion
Inmates in the Infield

Ross Gabrielsen travels to prisons to spread the Gospel and play softball with convicts. Beret Leone | The Clarion Twisting his baseball cap around and strolling into the prison yard, Bethel University senior Ross Gabrielsen casually chats with a group of New Jersey inmates. He just finished playing two games of softball against a group...

The Odyssey Online
Ripple Effect

I grew up with a father who trapped me in tickle fights and made me laugh until tears streamed down my face. I grew up with a father that showed me magic tricks and taught me how to strategize during card games.

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