Kate Musselwhite is a graduate student in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs at American University. A North Carolina native, she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a B.A. in English and concentration in Journalism, as well as a minor in Spanish (for which she completed a summer study abroad in Madrid, Spain).
She worked for UNCG’s newspaper, The Carolinian, as an Arts and Entertainment reporter. While at UNCG, she was a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organizaton; Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society; and the student-run UNCG a cappella singing group, The Sapphires, in which she sang soprano and held a leadership position.
For about seven years, Kate worked at Discovery Learning, Inc., a consulting company in Greensboro, N.C., specializing in organizational and leadership tools and development. As a customer service and research associate, she wrote and edited training materials for publication and co-authored a product guidebook, among other things. She still provides editorial and audio/video development support for Discovery Learning.
Before starting graduate school, she worked for three years at QED Consulting, a small firm in the D.C. area, as a government consultant supporting mainly training and leadership development organizations within the Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Customs and Border Protection agencies.
She currently interns at the Investigative Reporting Workshop and the CBS Evening News in Washington.
Follow her on Twitter at: @katemusselwhite
Find her on the web at: http://katemusselwhite.com/
Stories written by Kate Musselwhite
- A second look: The new Journalism Ecosystem (August 31st, 2012)