January 13, 2022
Owen Shao is the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab’s spring intern, where he assists with keeping track of social media analytics and content creation, among other tasks. He is from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin and is currently working towards a degree in journalism at the University of Wisconsin (UW), Madison. In high school, Owen was a part of SRL’s summer Academy and went on to work in media production for the American Job Center in Southeastern Wisconsin. He spent his first year of college as an audio visual technician at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Currently, he is a writer for The Daily Cardinal, works in live video production for UW Athletics, and enjoys making videos in his free time.