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‘The Bachelor’ star and SU alumna Ashley Iaconetti talks to students about career

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Ashley Iaconetti, her husband Jared Haibon and their dog Lois took the stage of the Herg on Tuesday to discuss her career and Bachelor nation.

“The Bachelor” and “Bachelor in Paradise” star Ashley Iaconetti credits her Newhouse education for knowing how to make a good sound bite. Iaconetti got her master’s degree in broadcast digital journalism in 2013 at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She applied for “The Bachelor” during her unpaid capstone internship in Washington D.C.

Iaconetti said she borrowed her friends’ camera equipment in the summer of 2013 to create an elaborate audition tape. She said she heard from “The Bachelor” casting producers nine months later on April Fools’ day.

“If you’re going in for the right reasons, you’re probably crazy,” Iaconetti said. But she said she met the love of her life on the show — her husband Haibon.

Women in Communications at Syracuse University brought Ashley Iaconetti as a guest speaker on Dec. 3. WIC is a professional organization that aims to bring together and empower young women as they enter the workforce, according to its website.

Iaconetti said that ever since her wedding, she’s wanted to do more meaningful reporting. She said a lot of her early …read more

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