Combining my two passions– working with youth and journalism

Combining my two passions– working with youth and journalism

As the High School Journalism Institute comes to an end, I cannot help but smile. Working with an energetic, bright, fun, and diverse group of people all interested in journalism has been a real treat. I was finally able to combine two of my passions– working with youth and journalism. If I’m being honest, I was a bit nervous about serving as a mentor for this program. I mean, it’s been around for nearly three decades and is run by experienced reporters from some of the top media outlets in Oregon. It was intimidating as someone who is new to the area and a recent college graduate. Driving here, I felt like I had bitten off more than I could chew. But then I thought about my time during undergrad …
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