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Shawna Chen

Reporters Committee Intern

Shawna Chen is a Bay Area native studying English and psychology at Amherst College, where she manages The Amherst Student as news editor. Before joining the Reporters Committee, she worked as an editorial intern at Palo Alto Weekly, a local publication in Northern California, communications intern at Science Philanthropy Alliance, and editor-in-chief of her award-winning high school newspaper. She hopes to pursue a career in journalism after finishing her undergraduate education and enjoys binge-watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine in her free time.