Malaya Elgarico is a double major is (1) Media Studies and Journalism and (2) Communication Studies at Eastern Michigan University. They currently work for the Eastern Echo newspaper as the Digital Media Editor and as a staff writer for the News and Arts and Entertainment sections.

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Malaya is interested in all aspects and types of journalism and is willing to learn more about them to be more rounded in the field.


More specifically, they enjoy feature writing because they feel it is important to listen to people with unique and interesting stories. Malaya also enjoys current events and how it effects people in local areas.