Aleesa is a junior from New Hope, MN and is excited to see all the different roles that play a part of creating a newscast.

A Station Manager at WSUM, Aleesa also brings her experience as an Editor at Sifting and Winnowing Undergraduate Journal to the Badger Report. Most recently, she was a Production Assistant for the Crossfit Games, and is also a Committee Member at WUD and apart of the Distinguished Lecture Series.

Currently studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she is majoring in Journalism, Communication Arts (Radio, TV & Film) and is obtaining a Certificate in Education and Public Policy. She hopes to one day be a Producer at NPR.

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