Diana Adeniyi

Education and Youth Reporter, The Real Chi

A Chicago native, I’ve been working as a reporter for Free Spirit Media since last year. I am a junior at Clark Atlanta University and I like to read and watch documentaries in my spare time.

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Armani Baker

Education and Youth Reporter, The Real Chi

Armani Baker is a proud native of the south side of Chicago. She is an aspiring broadcast journalist with determination to tell promising stories about urban neighborhoods, politics of identity, and influences on education.

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Iverson Jenkins

Editor & Camera Operator, FSM News West

Joining FSM News West was just an activity Iverson needed for school as part of the promotion requirement. However, in being with FSM for the last 4 years, he has learned more than just new skills in camera and editing.

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Samuel González Kelly

Criminal Justice Reform Reporter, The Real Chi

Sam is a Chicago native from the Logan Square area. He graduated from Pomona College in 2018, where he majored in Media Studies and minored in Music, in addition to serving on the staff of both the Pomona Office of Communications and the campus radio station, KSPC 88.7 FM.

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Briana Madden

Economic Justice Editor, The Real Chi

Briana is a 25 year-old from the south side of Chicago, who uses she/her/hers pronouns. She graduated from Illinois State University in 2013 with a BA degree in Journalism and a minor in sociology.

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Kwyn Townsend Riley

Alum, The Real Chi

As a Chicagoan, Kwyn channels her Southside experiences into her writing. She understands the importance of seeking and capturing the truth. She is a graduate from the University of Dayton. She is also a graduate student at Columbia college in Chicago.

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Pascal Sabino

Environmental Health and Wellness Editor, The Real Chi & Industry Pathways 2018 Cohort

Pascal Sabino is a Chicagoland native but has only recently returned to his home city. He is a graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, CA and holds a BA in Politics and Economics.

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