BY JESSICA SHERWIN
Evelyn Stein, junior at Edgewood High School in Madison, Wis., will not settle for a routine when it comes to her future.
Stein names her dream job as something where she “can travel to exotic places, meet new people, and never have two of the same days.”
This taste for novelty fits right in with Stein’s opinion that the best parts of journalism are “meeting interesting people and discovering new topics, and then being able to reflect in a very personal way on my experiences.”
Stein comes from a journalism-minded family, with an older brother who also
attended KEMPA Summer Journalism Workshop.
Stein said her most memorable journalistic experience creating a mini literary magazine wither her family. They worked on the magazine last summer and plan on making it a tradition that they will continue this summer.
Stein’s background in creative writing forms the foundation of her journalistic
experience, but she hopes to gain some leadership skills this summer at KEMPA. Her hope is to use these skills to enrich her high school’s literary magazine, The Wayfarer.
Last year year, Stein was a member of the advisory board for The Wayfarer. She plans on continuing her work with the publication in her upcoming years.
Stein has been published in The Wayfarer, and hopes KEMPA will help her to continue polish her writing skills. She also wants to learn more technical skills such as editing and layout.
With the knowledge gained from KEMPA Summer Journalism Workshop, Stein hopes to attain the position of copy editor, or co-editor of the literary magazine.
Although Stein has a grasp on what she wants her future to hold, she is not sure where her future will take her. She can, however, see herself “pursuing journalism in the future.”
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