University: University of Oregon
Graduation Year: 2018
Hometown: Craig, Colorado
Intern Organization: Eugene Register-Guard
Position: Features intern
Derek Maiolo is studying journalism and French at the UO’s School of Journalism and Communication. He is editor-in-chief of Envision Magazine, a campus environmental publication, and a media assistant for the Robert D. Clark Honors College. He has also reported for Ethos Magazine and the UNESCO Crossings Institute. In the summer of 2015, Derek completed his first news internship at the Craig Daily Press in northwest Colorado. In 2016, he spent the summer as an intern for the Daily Guide, Ghana’s largest independent newspaper, through the SOJC’s Media in Ghana program. When he isn’t writing articles or taking photos, Derek enjoys camping, hiking, and kayaking. He plans to one day blend his love for exploration, the outdoors, and the French language by pursuing a career as a travel writer in Europe and francophone Africa.