University: Linfield College
Graduation Year: 2018
Hometown: Salem, Oregon
Intern Organization: Daily Astorian
Position: Reporting intern
Kaelia is majoring in mass communication and minoring in sport management. She is editor-in-chief of the Linfield Review and was previously the sports editor for two years. She has won awards for best writing, best sports section, and best headline writing from the Oregon Newspapers Publishers Association Collegiate Day. Kaelia writes a variety of stories, from breaking news to long profiles. When she’s not writing, Kaelia is probably outside running. Along with training for cross country and track, she also enjoys watching movies, traveling, and spending time with family. This summer, Kaelia is looking forward to connecting with people and immersing herself in the small city of Astoria and the surrounding beach towns.