Wenei Philimon

M.A. Student

  • Specialty: General journalism
  • Areas of interest: Audio storytelling, documentary, investigative reporting
  • Undergrad Degree: Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Hometown: Khartoum, Sudan
  • Background/goals: I was a summer intern at USA Today and a part-time reporter at the Reno News & Review. I’m passionate about issues that pertain to race and religion. I hope to continue telling stories that educate on marginalized communities, bring awareness, and that are a voice to the voiceless.
  • Why UA: The University of Arizona's program in science & environmental journalism offers the perfect combination of academic exploration and growth in environmental literacy to help me build a fulfilling career.