Kyra E. Azore is a May 2019 graduate of Howard University, where she received a Bachelors of Arts in Media, Journalism & Film. She recently accepted a job with CBS Boston as an Associate Digital Line Producer.
Kyra began her career in media before graduating high school in the summer of 2014, when she was a Station Intern at the iHeartMEDIA station in New Orleans, La. It was there that Kyra first got the broadcast bug and began to learn the ins and outs of the industry. After that summer, her love for the industry grew and she went on to complete many successful internships in the media field, across all mediums: radio, print, broadcast and digital. Some of Kyra’s past internships include CNBC, NBC Sports for the 2018 Winter Olympics, MSNBC, WDSU, and WWNO.
While at Howard, Kyra was involved in many facets of campus life. Within the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, Kyra was a member of the Howard University Association of Black Journalists (HUABJ), Cover 2 Cover Magazine, 101 Magazine, where she served as Editor-in-Chief, National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and NBCUniversal Adopt-a-Team, where she served as Team Leader for three years. She also wrote for Howard’s award-winning student publication, The Hilltop and Howard University News Service. In the fall of 2018, Kyra spearheaded the revitalization of the News Department of Howard’s award-winning student-run radio station WHBC, where she served as News Director. And in the role of the station’s Manager of Digital Content. In the past, she’s worked with the student-run network Spotlight Network.
Not only was Kyra active in things pertaining to her major, but in other organizations on campus. As a New Orleans native, Kyra was a member of the Howard University Louisiana Club, where she served as Executive President, Events Coordinator and Social Media Specialist. With service near and dear to her heart, Kyra was very involved in service initiatives on campus and currently is apart of the Executive Planning Team that plans campus-wide service projects. One of her favorites, is Howard University Day of Service (HUDOS), where she has served in leadership roles throughout her tenure at Howard and also made some of her closest friends.
Professionally, Kyra is a member of Online News Association (ONA) and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). In August 2017, Kyra was elected to NABJ’s Board of Directors where she served as the Student Representative. During her two year board term as Student Representative, Kyra represented the concerns of more than 1300 student members and worked to ensure that the organization provided adequate programming and mentorship for all her constituents.
Kyra is also a 2018 recipient of the White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship.
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