Barbara Lombardo has taught journalism at University at Albany since 2008. She was executive editor of The Saratogian and The (Troy) Record at the conclusion of a 38-year career in daily journalism based in Saratoga Springs. She spoke on the difficulties that the pandemic brought to adjunct professors like herself. Learning to teach online has been difficult, but with the help of student advice, Lombardo has been able to find ways to make online learning easier for the students. With Alexx Weihrich, intern for The Troy Media Sanctuary.