Sam Burdette

M.A. Student (Accelerated Program)

  • Specialty: General Journalism
  • Areas of interest: Breaking news, science journalism, copy editing
  • Undergrad Degree: Journalism, University of Arizona
  • Hometown: Tucson
  • Background/goals: From my first college journalism class, I was absolutely hooked and new this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. Currently, I'm the editor-in-chief at the Daily Wildcat, and after college, I'd like to work in breaking news.
  • Why UA: It was close to home and I had a substantial scholarship to the UA, but I decided to major in journalism specifically because I loved writing and I'm a stickler for fairness and accuracy.