Alina Panek is the Corps Excellence Project Coordinator for Report for America. Based in Chicago, she recently graduated from Denison University, where she studied Communication and Narrative Journalism. Alina won a President's medal for her leadership, academic success and contribution to cross-cultural engagement, which includes Editor of the college newspaper and founding a first-generation student professional and social network. She worked with CBS Chicago for several summers as an Emma Bowen Fellow and recently finished a metro desk internship with the Columbus Dispatch. Deeply interested in both journalism and nonprofit work, she is excited to learn more and develop her skills at Report for America.
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