Jamie Ries is a 2014 White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) scholar, and the recipient of a $2500 grant to study in Washington D.C.
Jamie is a native of San Diego, California. She earned a BA in English and Communication from California State University, San Marcos and will receive her Master’s Degree in Journalism from Missouri this spring. She is a member of the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society. Years of watching Dan Rather deliver the news convinced Jamie she could become a journalist. She will intern for CBS News this spring and aspires to be a producer or correspondent who will “create stories that will tell people not what to think, but what to think about.”