New journalist interview: Ahmed Ahmed, the Nevada Student Journalist of the Year (Southwest Career and Technical Academy)
On this episode, we’re joined by Ahmed Ahmed. Ahmed was named the Nevada Student Journalist of the Year – by the Journalism Education Association. He spent 3 years on the staff of the Southwest Shadow at Southwest Career and Technical Academy. And he’s now headed to the University of Chicago to study political science.
Ahmed talked about his journalism origin story, why opinion writing is so important to him, who his greatest influences are, and what his future ambitions are.
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