Danica Smithwick

Journalist, Writer, and Editor in Houston, Texas

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Danica is a Cy-Fair reporter for Community Impact Newspaper in Houston, Texas. She loves meeting new people and telling their stories.

She received a BA in Journalism from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee May 2016. During her undergraduate studies, she completed a semester at the Washington Journalism Center in Washington, DC where she worked on the media and editorial team at a startup incubator called 1776. Through her communications courses, she gained experience in writing, editing, social media, event planning, publication design, advertising, photography, video, blogging and more.

Danica interned at the Jackson Sun during her senior year and served as editor-in-chief of her university's award-winning daily online newspaper and semiannual magazine, the Cardinal & Cream.

  • Work
    • Community Impact Newspaper
  • Education
    • Union University