Saint Augustine, Florida
Alexa Epitropoulos is a fourth-year student at Flagler College and the editor of its newspaper, The Gargoyle, where she has won three SPJ Mark of Excellence regional awards and three Sunshine State Awards.
She recently completed an internship with the Jacksonville Business Journal, where she acted as a General Assignment Reporter with a special emphasis on education, nonprofits and small business.
She previously interned with WJXT Channel 4, the leading local news station in Jacksonville, Fla., and collaborated with Small Planet Pictures on a documentary set to be aired on PBS in fall 2014.
She will serve as part of the working staff at the upcoming 2014 Excellence in Journalism conference in Nashville, Tenn.