is an Austin reporting fellow and recent graduate of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, where she studied mass communication with a concentration in print journalism. Colleen worked as a reporter and designer at The Monitor in McAllen, Texas, and has had internships at NBC's Weekend Today and Ashoka's Washington bureau. She has also worked as a stringer for the New York Times and is an NPR Next Generation Radio mentee.
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