Meet Asia Alexander. Asia has a unique determination and perseverance. She is a journalist passionate about writing stories that uplift the black community. The Tallahassee native has experience in reporting, writing, and content creation. She is currently a rising sophomore studying journalism at Howard University with a minor in political science. Asia became freshman rookie of the year at Howard by highlighting relevant stories in the Howard University Newspaper, The Hilltop. Aside from working in print journalism at Howard University, Asia has interned with Angela Rye’s Impact Strategies and Glitter Magazine.
The program offers students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) internships to explore various roles in journalism while developing their skills as change agents in their communities.