Shooting for the Stars: from Intern to Webby Award Winner at Oprah Daily

Like many first-year students, Annastacia Gladston ’17CPS was unsure of where she fit in when she first arrived at the Queens, NY, campus of St. John’s University. That feeling of uncertainty was short-lived, as the University’s welcoming atmosphere provided her with the support she needed to find her true self and set the stage for a promising future.

Annastacia Gladston ’17CPS with Oprah

“These experiences prepared me for success in the field, as they allowed me to apply what I was learning in the classroom to real-life work,” she explained. “I was able to push myself to be more confident and to put my ideas out there. I connected with people in the industry, which allowed me to jump headfirst into working in television.”

Annastacia Gladston ’17CPS
  • BS in Journalism
  • The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies