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Jasmine Franklin is an award-winning journalist passionate about adding diversity to the media industry. The Chicago-area native has experience in reporting, editing, and video. She is currently a rising senior studying mass communication at Grambling State University with a concentration in broadcast journalism. Jasmine made history her sophomore year by becoming the youngest Editor in Chief of The Gramblinite newspaper, a student-run paper distributed once a week. Aside from working in print journalism at Grambling State University, Jasmine is involved in the university’s radio and television program. She has interned with the Chicago Sun-Times, Coca-Cola, The Walt Disney Company, and WVON 1690AM radio.

Jasmine’s post-graduation plans include working behind the scenes in a television newsroom as a writer or producer. Her goal is to give underrepresented communities exposure in the media.

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