From the Editors: You Can Count on Us

By Edysmar Diaz-Cruz & Daniela Morales

screen-shot-2016-10-14-at-9-10-50-pmAs editors of Miami Lakes Educational Center’s student paper, the Harbinger, we pride ourselves in leading a newsroom comprised of young minds, young talent, and young voices. We may be high schoolers, but we know what it takes to publish authentic news when the student body needs to hear it most. We share the stories that take place within our school, we analyze the politics in our local community, and we are well aware of the struggles facing journalists of the future.

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Taking the Miami Herald Newsroom by Storm

As of August of this school year, I started interning for the Miami Herald Media Company. I’m still learning the ropes of how things work in a newsroom, but, essentially, I am a reporter! It’s almost like the real deal, except that I get high school credit rather than paychecks. But that’s totally fine with me, because interning for the Miami Herald is something I’ve wanted to do ever since I was a sophomore, a newbie in the journalism program at my school. So far it’s been great. I just turned in my first assignment with my fellow intern and colleague, both in school and out, Daniela Morales. Together we introduced ourselves to reporters and editors in the newsroom, and made sure to represent our school newspaper, the Harbinger!