Raynee Hamilton

Journalist

 

About Me

Currently attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I am double majoring in History and Journalism, and obtaining a certificate in Public Policy. I will graduate in May 2021 and plan on pursuing a career in journalism or communications. I am interested in topics related to social justice, politics, art and culture. 

 

Work Experience

2019 - 2021- Daily Cardinal

I wrote for the Daily Cardinal, a student run newspaper for three years and edited the Arts column from 2019 - 2020. In this role I pitched and wrote articles on a variety of topics that were relevant to the UW - Madison area. In the position as editor I was tasked with managing a team of writers. I was responsible for editing and publishing their work, as well as contacting local venues and arranging press passes for writers and photographers. 

2020-2021 - Communications intern for the Sierra Leone Foundation for New Democracy

In this role I was tasked with researching and reporting on issues related to indigenous rights and social justice. I was responsible for the publication of the weekly newsletter and performed occasional administrative tasks such as grant writing. 

2019 - 2020 - Intern for Governor Tony Evers

I worked in the office of Constituent services, where I was responsible for communicating with constituents about issues that regarded the Office of the Governor. 

Summer 2020 - writer for MirahMirah magazine

I worked as an intern for a fashion and beauty publication. I pitched and wrote an article everyday for the online magazine, and was constantly monitoring the fashion and beauty beat. 

 

Education

2021 / MAY

University of Wisconsin - Madison

I double majored in History and Journalism, and obtained a certificate in Public Policy. I was an active writer and editor for the campus newspaper, and worked in communications for the Office of the Governor. 

 

Contact Me

rjhamilton37@gmail.com

Tel: 651-724-4372

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