About Alecia

Alecia Taylor is an aspiring education reporter and a recent graduate of Howard University.

Her journalism career started when she was a teenage host for the radio show, Hot 103 Jamz: 'Generation Rap' in her hometown, Kansas City. Since then her aspiration has soared to new heights leading her to cover three Supreme Court decisions and various school districts.

Taylor recently interned at the Chronicle of Higher Education covering mainly diversity and free speech. In the past she has interned at the Baltimore Sun and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She has also freelanced for numerous publications such as Black Enterprise, ESSENCE Magazine and their sub-publication ESSENCE Girls United.

In 2023 she was selected as the White House Correspondent Harry S. McAlfin scholar. She has also won a Society of Professional Journalists regional award for an investigative piece she co-wrote for The Hilltop.

She hopes to continue using media as a way to educate and shine a light on difficult stories pertaining to minorities.

“The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.”

Ida B. Wells 

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