Emily Goodell is a recent graduate from Whitworth University is Spokane, WA and holds a B.A. in journalism and mass communication. She has worked as a Yakima, WA correspondent for Northwest Public Radio, a city government/education reporter for The Daily Record in Ellensburg, WA, production assistant at KIMA Action News, arts & culture reporting intern for The Pacific Northwest Inlander, content editor/writer for the online publication Explore! Interactive and a news reporting intern for Spokane Public Radio. During her college career, she worked as a reporter for Whitworth’s campus weekly, The Whitworthian. She has worked on and presented several collaborative research projects on professional women working in communication.She studied journalism and political science in South Africa and the impact of media in New York City and Washington, D.C., where she attended and reported on the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Her main journalistic passion is investigative reporting and its relationship to social justice.