Caitlyn Freeman is The Sun’s Mary J. Corey intern. A junior at Towson University studying mass communication, she covered education as an intern at the Richmond Times-Dispatch last summer. As part of that reporting, she filed several FOIA requests, one of which produced a story about a local superintendent getting a $38,000 raise.
Vincent Alban is The Sun’s visuals intern. His work showcases an ability to get in tight with subjects yet remain objective. He is junior at Rochester Institute of Technology studying photojournalism with a minor in journalism. His father’s side of the family ran a small-town newspaper for many years.
Sun intern Ashley Barrientos, a junior at Middle Tennessee State University studying Journalism, is currently editor in chief of Sidelines, MTSU’s student-run publication. On her personal website she described herself as, “Chicana journalist, writer, vegan, and human rights advocate.”
Sun intern Matt Cohen, a Washington, D.C., native, is a senior at Indiana University studying Journalism. In addition, he is currently a sports intern for the IndyStar. His clips include a profile of the twilight of Bob Knight, the former IU men’s basketball coach.
Capital Gazette intern Brian Jeffries is a senior at Morgan State University majoring in multimedia journalism. A veteran, Brian joined the Navy in 2009 and once deployed to Guantanamo Bay where he wrote about base life for an internal publication called The Wire.