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Des Torres

News Intern

Expertise: Writing articles, audio editing

Education: Kent State University - student
Lorain County Community College - Associate Degree
Lorain High School

Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Mill Hollow in Vermillion


Des Torres was an intern for Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences and worked as a freelancer for The Morning Journal. She has also worked as a reporter for the Kent Stater, the Kent State student newspaper.


  • 2022 Best Print Newspaper Story, Student Run Media: 2 Year/Trade School, First Place - "Help is available for domestic abuse victims"
  • 2022 Best Print Sports Story, Student Run Media: 2 Year/Trade School, First Place - "Stepping into the future with Esports"

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