Joey Maya Safchik

Joey Maya Safchik

Joey is a freshman at Northwestern University, where she is studying journalism at the Medill School of Journalism (with minors in theatre and international studies). She is a passionate journalist, performer, and (obsessive) Harry Potter lover. She spent the summer as an intern with the Los Angeles Times/High School Insider, where she explored the implications of the arts and disabilities. She also serves as a member of the Student Advisory Board. She has appeared on Nick News with Linda Ellerbee and on stage at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. She is the co-founder of teen theatre company Worst First Kiss Productions! Instagram: @joey_maya, Twitter: @JoeyMaya71, YouTube: https://youtu.be/KCXhtvigogQ
My message: Allow me the same fearless dreams as young men

My message: Allow me the same fearless dreams as young men

https://youtu.be/th-Hvj07YJ8 Dear future president, As I get ready to embark on my collegiate journey, I’m sure of who I want to be and what I want to study. But I don’t want anyone else to tell me that it’s “brave” of me to follow my passions, because journalism can...

Young girls in the audio industry are making some noise

Young girls in the audio industry are making some noise

“Tell the sound guy to raise her mic,” bellowed the director of the production of Fiddler on the Roof I was touring with. At the time, nothing about this encounter struck me as unusual, until an interview a few months ago, when the audio woman I was interviewing told...