Politico managing editor of coverage information Clea Benson despatched out the next on Thursday:
We’re comfortable to introduce the summer season 2022 class of interns to the newsroom! A lot of them have already began, and a few might be in our Rosslyn workplace and in our bureaus, so please come by and say hi there in case you are within the workplace.
Clea, Erica, Karey, Ruairi, Ryan
Matt Berg: Breaking Information
Matt Berg is a summer season intern on the Breaking Information desk. Matt is a Western Massachusetts native and just lately graduated from UMass Amherst, the place he studied journalism and historical past. All through school, Matt wrote for scholar publications in addition to The Boston Globe, The Each day Beast, and The New York Instances. In Matt’s free time, yow will discover him aimlessly exploring new areas whereas listening to music, studying Kurt Vonnegut and Joan Didion novels in a close-by park, and cooking vegetarian and vegan meals for my mates. After a profession in journalism, Matt like to open a café or restaurant in the course of nowhere and delete Twitter as soon as and for all.
Ellie Borst: E&E
Ellie Borst was born and raised in Phoenix and can begin as E&E’s latest reporting intern in July. She graduated in Might from Arizona State College with a bachelor’s in journalism and a grasp’s in authorized research, the place she centered on environmental regulation. Throughout school, she served as government editor of her college’s scholar newspaper, The State Press, and interned at The Arizona Republic. She is at present based mostly in Washington, D.C., truth checking claims as an intern for PolitiFact and can keep in D.C. for the rest of her internship (restaurant/espresso suggestions welcomed). She enjoys stitching, listening to music and taking the great distance dwelling.
Sakura Cannestra: CA Bureau
Sakura Cannestra is interning in our California workplace. She simply completed her first 12 months on the UC Berkeley’s Graduate Faculty of Journalism and attended UC Berkeley for her bachelor’s diploma in English. She additionally previously labored on the Each day Californian, overlaying a broad vary of subjects together with scholar authorities and activism, Berkeley’s unhoused inhabitants and the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re keen about how insurance policies influence our every day lives, particularly in housing and tech, in addition to tips on how to use totally different on-line platforms for journalism. She has lastly grow to be a plant dad and is an avid bullet-journaler, with sturdy constructive opinions about quick-drying gel pens.
Ella Creamer: Journal
Ella joined the journal within the spring and has prolonged her internship via the summer season. She beforehand labored at Washington Month-to-month journal, BBC Radio 4 and the UK Cupboard Workplace’s Media Monitoring Unit. In 2021, she graduated from Columbia College with a grasp’s diploma in journalism.
Minho Kim: Journal
Born and raised in Seoul, Minho Kim turned a politics nerd in highschool, intrigued by the ability video games that led to essential coverage choices. Drawn to journalism’s energy to deliver readability to chaos, he headed to Chicago in the summertime of 2014 to check journalism and economics at Northwestern College.
Minho took two two-year breaks from his research, as soon as to affix the South Korean army for necessary service and once more in 2020 to defer commencement on the onset of the pandemic. He labored at two totally different Seoul startups as a communications supervisor and an editor earlier than becoming a member of POLITICO. He graduated from Northwestern in June. Minho loves seaside days, artwork museums, studying novels and listening to jazz, home and R&B music. He needs study browsing over this summer season and is searching for a surf buddy.
Nicolle Liu: China Watcher
Nicolle Liu is a graduate scholar at New York College, finding out journalism, enterprise and financial reporting. She graduated with a bachelor’s diploma in journalism and communication from the Chinese language College of Hong Kong. She began her profession with Reuters Breakingviews as a manufacturing assistant. She was additionally the Monetary Instances’ Hong Kong Correspondent, the place she intensively reported on the 2019 pro-democracy protests. Extra just lately, she labored for the WSJ in New York as a Spring intern overlaying Cybersecurity.
In her spare time, the Hong Kong citizen enjoys cooking, particularly Asian meals, for her mates and households. She can be a board recreation fanatic! (All the time searching for fellow players) Apart from US-China relations, she can be keen about researching triads (organized crime societies) and indie video games.
Olivia Olander: Breaking Information
Olivia Olander is a breaking information intern from Encinitas, CA. Olivia is a 2022 graduate of Northwestern the place she studied journalism and political science and is fascinated by how coverage impacts individuals. Olivia beforehand interned for the Chicago Tribune, NBC Information Digital Politics, Meet the Press and MSNBC. Her favourite latest tasks have been on Ukrainians Chicagoans, Illinois schooling coverage, public transit tendencies and guardianship coverage. Exterior of journalism, she loves working, baking, and going to trivia religiously each week together with her mates. Olivia is initially from the suburbs of San Diego, and sure, she misses the climate.
Georgia Rosenberg: NYC Bureau
Georgia Rosenberg is interning in New York Metropolis. She is a scholar at Stanford College, the place she research political science and communication and is the manager editor for print at The Stanford Each day. She has a background in political communications and coverage and is passionate in regards to the position of efficient journalism in informing voters, holding politicians accountable and shedding gentle on missed points. At The Each day, she has lined and suggested reporting on subjects from Title IX and the COVID-19 pandemic to scholar activism and psychological well being. Georgia additionally took time without work from faculty in the course of the pandemic to work as a coverage advisor for a nonpartisan group supporting individuals overcoming boundaries to work, together with previously incarcerated people. Exterior of the newsroom, Georgia likes to prepare dinner elaborate meals for family and friends. She is initially from Westchester, NY and now lives in Connecticut.
Julian Shen-Berro: NYC Bureau
Julian Shen-Berro is an editorial intern for POLITICO New York. He’s a graduate of Columbia College, the place he studied English literature and labored because the managing editor of an investigative journalism journal. His reporting background has centered on politics, public security, and Asian American communities. Most just lately, Julian served as a breaking information and public security reporter in Raleigh, North Carolina, working to carry regulation enforcement businesses accountable within the wake of shootings by law enforcement officials and native spending violations. He’s initially from Berkeley, California, however now considers New York Metropolis dwelling.
Lawrence Ukenye: Protection
Lawrence Ukenye is an editorial intern overlaying protection at POLITICO. He’s from Bowie, Maryland, and is a rising senior at Temple College the place he serves as editor-in-chief for his scholar newspaper, The Temple Information. Lawrence beforehand interned at The Each day Beast the place he lined breaking information, and at Solitary Watch the place he reported on using solitary confinement within the U.S. in the course of the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.