After I returned to chilly Chicago from balmy North Africa in January, I interned with Vocalo (a WBEZ–Chicago NPR affiliate– program focused on bringing public radio to a younger/more culturally diverse audience) and graduated in May from Loyola Chicago with a degree in journalism, minor in sociology. Over the summer I waitressed and freelanced for the Chicago Tribune and ChicagoNow, and this fall I moved to Boston where I am interning at The Christian Science Monitor full time at least until May.
I think about Morocco all the time, and I’m happy to have reunited with some of my MOJ Fall ’12 people across the country since then! I feel so lucky to have met such an eclectic, funny, and intelligent group of people that I will no doubt stay close with for life. As for the future, I’m sticking with journalism, whether that be at whatever small newspaper or radio station will hire me or in a far-off country that has stories to tell (my hope is to do a little of both!).
If any MOJ people from any semester are wandering through Boston and would like to chat, please feel free to email me. I always have time to reminisce about Morocco and/or talk journalism shop with some fellow reporters. Ma salama!