Spring 2011

Taylor Bigler is working towards her Masters in Journalism. Originally from Dallas, she holds a BA in English from the University of New Orleans where she reported for the campus newspaper. She has written for publications such as PaperCity Magazine and SB Magazine. Taylor is currently a Statehouse correspondent for The Patriot Ledger. Contact: taylor.c.bigler@gmail.com

Garrett Brnger will graduate in May 2011 with a B.S. in News & Editorial Journalism. He has written for Boston University’s independent student newspaper, The Daily Free Press, and at RelaxNews, a Paris-based international leisure news wire. Garrett is currently the State House correspondent for the Cape Cod Times. Contact: garrett.brnger@gmail.com

Johanna Kaiserr will graduate in May 2011 with a B.S. in magazine journalism and a minor in history. She has written regularly for the Boston Globe’s regional and city sections. She has also written for The Improper Bostonian, a lifestyle and arts magazine. Johanna is currently a Statehouse correspondent for The Lowell Sun. Contact: Kaiserjohanna@gmail.com

Allison McKinnon is graduating with her Bachelors degree in Journalism in May, 2011. A Southern California native, she previously worked at The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif., the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at B.U., and served as the campus news editor for the Daily Free Press, the independent student newspaper at B.U. Her work has also appeared on Patch.com and Yahoo.com. Contact: amckinnon.m@gmail.com

Jaclyn Reiss is a senior graduating in May 2011. Her work prior to this program has appeared in the Worcester Telegram and GazetteUnited Press International, and Mass Device. She has a column at the BU Quad, and worked as an assignment editor and contributor throughout her college career for BU’s independent student newspaper, the Daily Free Press. She has received awards and recognitions for her work from UPI and the Society of Professional Journalists. Contact: jaclyn.reiss@gmail.com

Hillary Hoffman is a graduate student in science journalism. She received a BA in chemistry and fine arts from Amherst College and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Contact: hehoffman@gmail.com

Alicia Prewett is a science journalism graduate student at Boston University. Originally from Nebraska, Alicia received her bachelors degree in biology from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. Contact: alicialprewett@gmail.com