Zaria Phillips | Newsroom Intern

Zaria is a senior journalism student at Michigan State University and newsroom intern at Michigan Radio. She has published work in newspapers across the state including Deadline Detroit, The Lansing City Pulse and the Grand Rapids Business Journal, along with extensive experience in writing, reporting, videography and photography related to journalism at MSU. Zaria is host and producer of The Vibe for WDBM East Lansing and former reporter for Capital News Service. Her love for journalism stems from a desire to bring more visibility to minorities’ stories in mainstream media. Continue reading “Zaria Phillips | Newsroom Intern”

Adam Rayes | Stateside Production Assistant

20-year-old Adam Rayes, a current stateside production intern, will finish his bachelor’s degree in journalism at Western Michigan University after just three years in April 2019. He fell in love with journalism during his last semester of high school when he was given the opportunity to dual-enroll at the nearby Monroe County Community College and work at its newspaper.  Continue reading “Adam Rayes | Stateside Production Assistant”

Lauren Janes | Newsroom Intern

Lauren is a junior at the University of Michigan, where she studies English and American Culture. Her start in radio was volunteering at WCMU in her hometown of Mount Pleasant. In her free time, she enjoys being active outside (weather permitting) and trying new recipes in her apartment’s tiny kitchen—always with Michigan Radio playing in the background!

Nisa Kahn – Digital News Intern

Nisa Khan is a digital intern for Michigan Radio. She is currently a senior in the University of Michigan’s School of Information, studying User Experience. Her experience includes being a news editor for The Michigan Daily, an Asian American Journalists Association fellow, a Knight Foundation/CUNYJ fellow, an intern for ProPublica, and an intern for the investigative team here at Michigan Radio. She’s so excited to be here! Continue reading “Nisa Kahn – Digital News Intern”

Sarah Leeson | Stateside Production Assistant

Sarah Leeson is a production assistant for Stateside and a University of Michigan grad. After spending four years studying communications, writing, and French, Sarah is happy to discuss anything concerning social networks, mass media, or crêpes. She also worked on the Michigan Daily as a columnist, contributing poignant stories about her own misadventures at home and abroad.

Isabella Isaacs-Thomas | Stateside Production Assistant

Bella is a recent graduate from the University of Michigan currently working as a digital media intern for Stateside. While in school, she started her own blog, produced a podcast series alongside her senior thesis on the intersection of women’s health and environmental quality, and worked as a host and producer of “It’s Hot In Here” on WCBN-FM. Continue reading “Isabella Isaacs-Thomas | Stateside Production Assistant”