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Filming a Reckless Kelly concert | July 30, 2021

Photograph by Austin Johnson

Originally from Durham, North Carolina, Angelina is a visual journalism student at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill double majoring in Journalism and Social and Economic Justice with a Studio Art minor. Her fine art background plays an important role in her journalism and works with her curious and extroverted side to tell visual stories of the  people she meets and places she goes.

Through her work, Angelina aims to tell impactful stories in unexpected ways and in corners of the world often overlooked. This summer, she is a photo/video intern at the Raleigh News & Observer, a McClatchy paper. In the summer of 2021, she was an intern at the Malheur Enterprise in Oregon under two-time Pulitzer finalist Les Zaitz. She won first place in the Hearst Photojournalism Championships. After college, she hopes to take 

Relevant Experience

 

Raleigh News & Observer

Visuals Intern | May 2022 - Present
 
Bloomberg

Student Photojournalism Fellow | Aug. 2021 - Dec. 2022

Malheur Enterprise
Newroom Intern | May 2021 - Aug. 2021

Daily Tar Heel
Photo Editor | April 2020 - April 2021

Photo Staffer | Aug. 2019 - April 2020

Reese Innovation Lab
Photographer/Videographer | Jan. 2020 - May 2020

LIMEAID
Photographer and Graphic Designer | Nov. 2019 - Present

TEDx
TEDxUNC Creative Team | Aug. 2019 - Mar. 2020
TEDxNCSSM Creative Director | Mar. 2018 - Mar. 2019
TEDxNCSSM Creative Team | Aug. 2017 - Mar. 2018

 
 
Education
 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Pursuing B.A. in Journalism (visual communications track)
B.F.A. in Studio Arts
Minor in Social and Economic Justice
Expected graduation in May 2023

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
August 2017 - May 2019


 


Awards and Honors


Hearst Journalism Awards

  • First Place Photojournalism Championship 2022

  • First Place Photojournalism II: Picture Stories/Series 2022

  • Third Place Multimedia IV: Team Reporting 2022

Jim Batten Community Awards Scholarship

Rick and Jennifer Bruning Student Journalism Scholarship

NC College Media Association (NCCMA) 2021 - Second Place, Page Design

ACP Pacemakers 2020 – Second Place, Sports Action

37th Frame

  • Feature first place – 2021

  • Sports feature first place - 2021

  • Feature first place – 2020

  • Sports first place – 2020

  • Portrait second place – 2021

  • Sports third place – 2021

  • Feature third place – 2021

  • News third place – 2021