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Christina Downs

Howard University

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Christina Downs from Howard University is one of three student who will be receiving The White House Correspondents’ Associations one-time award of $7000.

While a student in high school in Athens, GA, Christina Downs recognized the importance of hands-on training in journalism. She got a head start as Managing Editor of the school’s magazine, Odyssey Newsmagazine, managing over 30 staff members, handling copy editing and layout, and managing press conferences. At Howard University, this junior print journalism major and photography minor is the production managing editor of The Hilltop newspaper.

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