Katie Winkler

Student Practitioner

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Phone: (517) 485-6600

Katie Winkler is a senior at Michigan State University majoring in journalism with a concentration in visual communication and a minor in public relations. She has decided to take her journalism experience and transition to public relations. Katie hopes to work as a public relations professional in a big city after graduation.

Prior to Martin Waymire, Katie spent the last two years as the design editor and a reporter at The State News, Michigan State University’s independent student-run newspaper. Last summer, she moved to the web content side of journalism as the interactive media intern for FOX 47 News. Before coming to Michigan State, Katie reported for her hometown newspaper, The Lake Orion Review, full time for the summer following her freelance work as a high school senior.

Katie stays involved on campus as a member of the Phi Sigma Theta honor society, PRSSA and volunteering for the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association. She has been recognized for her writing and graphic design skills, along with academic merit through SPJ Detroit, Best of MSU, MIPA and MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences.