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Mariah Alanskas

Mariah Alanskas

News Intern

Expertise: Reporting, writing, graphic design, illustration

Education: Kent State University - student
Kent State Florence Institute
German American Partnership Exchange Program
Brockway Area Jr/Sr High School

Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Cuyahoga Valley National Park


Mariah Alanskas is a double major at Kent State University pursuing visual communication design and journalism. Over the course of her academic career she has reported on both local and national issues, designed websites and logos, and has held many student media positions including being the current editor-in-chief of Kent State’s oldest student-run magazine, The Burr.


  • The Davey Bulletin editorial intern
  • Savage Innovations design intern
  • Project with Grist and the Center for Rural Strategies

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