Deirdre Bardolf is a student journalist and currently interns in Production Administration at WE tv. Prior to her start, she interned at Telecare TV.

Deirdre received her associate’s degree from Nassau Community College in 2015 and transferred to SUNY Old Westbury. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Media & Communications in the spring of 2017. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Academic Excellence award, the Excellence in Writing award, and a MAC Award for her article, National Geographic’s Gender Revolution with Katie Couric.

Deirdre has reported for Old Westbury’s school newspaper, The Catalyst, focusing on gender and politics and spearheading a column for alumni profiles. She was named Editor in Chief of Her Campus at Old Westbury as well. In the fall of 2016, Deirdre volunteered as a Lead Animation Assistant for Monster in the Closet, an animated video installation exhibited at the New York Hall of Science.

A great experience that has helped define her perspective has been working and volunteering at the Double H Ranch, a summer camp for children with life-threatening illnesses. When she’s not interning or going to class, she enjoys reading, traveling, and yoga.