Abbey Marshall is a junior at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, studying journalism in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism with a minor and French. She is a recipient of the Wood Cutler Scholar Award, a full merit scholarship with additional enrichment opportunities including outdoor leadership, service internship, international experience and professional internship.
Abbey interned on the metro desk of The Columbus Dispatch in summer 2018, covering a variety of issues and breaking news for the newspaper at the capital of Ohio.
She also worked as a communications intern in summer 2017 for Magic Bus India, a nonprofit based in Mumbai focused on activity-based education and gender equality, where she spent a majority of her summer interviewing and sharing the stories of young girls in city slums.
During the school year, she writes as a freelancer for The Athens Messenger, a local paper covering the city and county. She also co-hosts and produces a podcast for the Scripps College of Communication, where she works as a Scripps College Ambassador.
When she’s not in the newsroom or working as a barista at Donkey Coffee and Espresso, Abbey is most likely drinking tea and reading a book or watching “The Office”… again.