Meet the Alumnus

Etiwanda High School Seniors

Three recent graduates from Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California looked back on their time with SRL, and gave advice for the next generation of curious journalists.  Students Nick Hinojosa, Ty Koslowski, and Riana Teran describe the lessons they learned and the values they gained through the SRL program, and… Read More

Gabriel Gamino

Gabriel Gamino was an original SRL All-Star. Since then, he’s worked as an anchor and reporter for Cronkite News, the news division of Arizona PBS, and recently graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.  This summer he will be working as a… Read More

Kimberly Chexnayder

Kimberly Chexnayder was one of SRL’s original all-stars who traveled to Washington, D.C. from Kansas City, Missouri in 2013. At the time, she was attending Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts. Fast forward five years and Kimberly is now wrapping up  her degree in journalism and mass communications,… Read More

Mya Long

Video produced by Anita Wright/Student Reporting Labs. B-roll from videos produced by Mya Long. Mya Long always loved video production, but it wasn’t until she enrolled in Julie Tieden’s journalism class at Black River Falls High School that she began to explore the ins-and-outs of broadcast journalism. The… Read More

Ruby Rosenberg

When the idea of launching a series aimed at connecting with alumni emerged, one name came to mind — Ruby Rosenberg. Passionate and driven, Ruby always knew she wanted to be a filmmaker and the opportunity arose when she joined Media Enterprise Alliance, a Student Reporting Lab in Oakland. Fast-forward two… Read More

Syndey Harper

John F. Kennedy High School, Silver Spring, MD What do you do when you’re a college student interested in producing news stories, but your school doesn’t offer it as a degree track? If you’re Sydney Harper — you create your own path. Sydney, a junior at the University of… Read More

Ben Root

SRL and Austin High School alumnus Ben Root has already accomplished what most adult journalists dream about – and he’s only a college freshman. In March, Ben attended his second South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas. While there, he along with three other SRL alumni led a panel… Read More

Annie Collick

 Video produced by Anita Wright from Student Reporting Labs with b-roll from videos produced by Annie Collick. Ever since joining Student Reporting Labs, Annie’s passion for storytelling has skyrocketed. Now a freshman at Columbia College Chicago, Annie is… Read More

John Fabella

Maui Waena Intermediate School, Kahului, HI Video produced by Anita Wright/Student Reporting Labs. B-roll from videos produced by John Fabella and SRL Connected Educator Jennifer Suzuki. John Fabella, a freshman at Maui High School, is not just a friendly face to the community at Maui Waena Intermediate… Read More

Alex Maxwell

Judge Memorial Catholic High School, Salt Lake City, UT A freshman at Western Kentucky University, Alex Maxwell is working at WKU PBS as part of the student production crew. Alex feels that SRL made his application stand out, giving him the opportunity to voice his concerns about current events… Read More