Northwestern Univeristy

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: