I am a journalism student at the University of Georgia, an intern at the Athens Banner-Herald, a writer for Fast Copy News Service and an aspiring journalist. I have written award-winning work for local papers such as The Red & Black and the Athens Banner-Herald. Ever since I started in the field as a junior in high school, I have learned that my purpose for writing is because of my deep passion for journalism and its power to improve my community.
I worked at the student-run independent newspaper for the University of Georgia for five semesters — two as an intern in high school, two as a culture staff writer and one as assistant editor for the culture desk. I wrote award-winning work while working there as an assistant editor.
I worked at Athens' daily newspaper as an intern in summer 2015. Now, I intern at the daily newspaper with added responsibilities including managing the newspaper's website on Saturdays.
I am a third-year student at this 231-year-old university. I expect to graduate in December 2016 with a bachelor's degree in journalism, focusing on publication management and a certificate in new media.