Darlene was a 2016-17 Active Voice fellow. She was a senior majoring in journalism at Howard University in Washington, DC who grew up in Rhode Island. As an intern, she covered education technology and policy issues for EdScoop and interned in the communications department of the Independent Community Bankers of America. She spent a semester on the staff of Howard University’s student publication The Hilltop. She aspires to continue working in digital journalism.
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Serving in the inaugural class of Active Voice Fellows was the opportunity of a lifetime. I was able to work under the guidance of two mentors who’ve grown to be dear to me, Stephanie Leibert and Frank LoMonte, along with […]
On Election Day 2016 I had the privilege of working as a reporter for the Howard University News Service. My classmates and I were each responsible to produce at least one audio or video news package to be featured online. […]
Many high school students, particularly those in low-income communities, are not afforded the opportunity to access journalism courses. Additionally, many low-income high schools do not inform students of their free speech rights. Schools that allow students to contribute to their media often limit […]