Greta Anderson is a sophomore at Temple University and lives in Philadelphia. She is studying for a BA in both Journalism and Spanish. She is interested in Latin America and hopes to be a foreign correspondent or travelling journalist. After attending NICAR, a computer-assisted reporting conference, Greta has enjoyed studying data journalism. She is the online managing editor for Temple’s student-run magazine, Fourteenth Street (@14thStreetMag on Twitter). She loves taking photos, though she’s limited to an iPhone camera at the time but saving up for a DSLR. Greta is also a Peer Writing Tutor at the Temple University Fox Business Communications Center, where she help business students with their papers.
Greta is a BANGS Shoes ambassador, an apparel company that donates 20 percent of net profits to small businesses around the world to alleviate poverty. She also volunteers for the first-ever Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival as a Social Media consultant.
Greta is originally from Rockville, Md., where she was the Editor-in-Chief of her high school newspaper, the award-winning Rampage. In 2015, she received of the Journalism Education Association’s Journalist of the Year award for the state of Maryland and the Maryland Delaware D.C. Press Association’s High School Journalist of the Year award.
All published work belongs to Greta, unless otherwise specified.