Emily Gayton is a communications intern at the Reporters Committee. As an intern, Emily contributes to projects that focus on media outreach and messaging as they relate to the RCFP’s mission and work.
She formerly interned at Thirst Project, a youth-led nonprofit organization that builds fresh water wells and sanitation systems in developing countries around the world. At Thirst Project, she wrote lesson plans about the global water crisis in 6 subjects while in Los Angeles and filmed a student perspective video on-site in Swaziland.
Emily is a third-year journalism student at Ohio University with a pending certificate in law, justice and culture.