Amelia Rawlins

Journalists are usually known for their clever demeanor, open minded personality and their ability to take a story, tear it apart and put it back together again. For all those reasons, and more, Amelia Rawlins became a journalist. Hailing from Brooklyn NY, Rawlins grew up in Crown Heights and attended Boys & Girls HS under the supervision of Dr. Frank Mickens and graduated in 2006. Directly after high school, she attended Utica College of Syracuse University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism Studies and Psychology in 2010. During her time at Utica College, she received many opportunities to meet, study and travel throughout the world with some of the world's most aspiring journalists. While in college she held positions such as the Arts & Entertainment Editor and Managing Editor of her school's newspaper, The Tangerine, a student disc jockey and broadcaster for the radio station, WPNR The Power of Central New York, the secretary of The Society of Collegiate Journalists, the John C. Beherens chapter, and an Assistant to One Caribbean Radio in Brooklyn NY. Rawlins currently holds a position as the SLC Assistant Coordinator to the EnVide Tech Academy of Boys and Girls High School, where her passion for journalism first started. She is also a Reporter for the community newspaper, Our Time Press Newspaper. When she's not in the newsroom, Rawlins enjoys creative writing, traveling, photography, shopping and exploring the delicious world of food.