Jared Murphy

Digital Media Intern

Jared Murphy is a photojournalist studying at Point Park University and digital media intern with WESA. From photos to video and everything in between, Murphy is a multifaceted visual journalist. When he’s not working in the field you can find Murphy watching old horror movies. He's previously interned at the Pittsburgh City Paper, City of Asylum and Venture Outdoors. He also serves as the News Photo Editor for Point Park’s student run newspaper, The Globe.

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Mickey the macaroni penguin from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium celebrated her 35th birthday Wednesday. The zoo is home to seven macaroni penguins. She's one of the oldest of her species in the United States and to celebrate Mickey’s birthday, zookeepers made her an ice block cake filled with smelt and capelin fish.

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More than 4,100 children in Allegheny County were homeless in 2018. Students, youth advocates and city officials gathered in Market Square on Friday afternoon to raise awareness of this population at the Standup For Homeless Children demonstration.