Katya Mendoza

M.A. Student

  • Specialty: General Journalism
  • Areas of interest: Social justice journalism, feature writing, women's journalism history
  • Undergrad Degree: English & Creative Writing, University of Arizona
  • Hometown: Tucson
  • Background/goals: With my background in English and Creative Non-Fiction Writing, I would like to refine my writing and research skills through this program.  Inevitably I want to obtain the knowledge and skill set to pitch feature stories to major magazine publications that strive to share colorful and intelligent storytelling.
  • Why UA: I chose the UA School of Journalism because of its distinguished faculty and their dedication to students' success.  AdditionalIy, I found that my objectives for wanting to pursue this degree would be well-supported by this program.