Laina is a journalism student at Michigan State University with a concentration in editorial reporting. In addition to covering state news as a Capital News Service correspondent, she also serves as the president and co-editor of The Tab Michigan State. Laina is fascinated with politics, public affairs, and watchdog journalism. She ultimately hopes to use her journalistic endeavors to educate, shed light on injustices and corruption, hold the powerful accountable, and advocate for positive change. Laina is from the Ann Arbor area, where her family takes care of an ever-growing number of rescue animals. Contact Laina at firstname.lastname@example.org or (734) 646-7930.
Laura is a journalism major at Michigan State University with a concentration in media marketing. In addition to reporting for Capital News Service, Laura is a newsroom intern at The State News and serves as a campus tour guide for Michigan State University’s Office of Outreach. She has a strong interest in covering issues such as safety and education and enjoys covering policy as well. Outside of journalism, Laura’s interests range in communications, social media and marketing. She is from right outside of Philly and will be graduating from MSU in the spring of 2018. Contact Laura at email@example.com or (484) 843-3538
Isaac is a junior at Michigan State University pursuing a dual degree in journalism and political science. In addition to writing for Capital News Service, he has also reported for WKAR, HOMTV, Red Cedar Log and the State News. Isaac began in journalism with hopes of covering sports, but he developed a passion for the larger trade and now loves seeing how community stories unfold. In his free time, Isaac enjoys playing basketball, checking out concerts and making day trips around the Midwest. From New Orleans, Isaac wants to return home to settle down but not before exploring what Michigan has to offer. Please reach Isaac at firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 232-8066 with any story ideas, thoughts or just to chat it up.
Caitlin is a senior at Michigan State University, studying journalism and women’s and gender studies. In addition to reporting for Capital News Service, Caitlin is the editor-in-chief of MSU’s online women’s personal interest magazine, Her Campus at MSU. She enjoys spending time with her puppy, cooking vegetarian meals and drinking green tea lattes at Starbucks. Contact Caitlin at email@example.com or 734-652-1057.
Chao is a graduate student at Michigan State University in journalism with a concentration in environmental journalism. Chao is interested in covering environment and gender issues. Besides being a correspondent for Capital News Service, she also runs her own multimedia blog, focusing on comparisons between American and Chinese life. Chao believes the media can arm its audience with a passion for justice, critical thinking and citizen participation. Chao is from China. Contact Chao at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 703-4934.